Job Description

 

Temporary Registered Dietitian (RD)

Schenectady Center is actively seeking a Temporary Registered Dietitian (RD) to work at our Skilled Nursing Facility in Schenectady, NY.

 

DUTIES:

  • Assess / monitor the residents' nutritional status, provide recommendations to medical staff, and develop adequate care plans
  • Evaluate special needs of residents regarding nutrition support, skin breakdown, and significant weight issues
  • Coordinate procurement of nutrition support supplies and oral supplements with outside vendors as well as involved department heads
  • Monitor resident meal service to ensure diet modifications are followed
  • Educate residents, families and staff in concepts of nutrition & diet modification
  • Routinely evaluate Dietary Care plans for effectiveness to ensure high quality of care
  • Meet weekly with interdisciplinary team to review and adjust residents’ plan of care
  • Work closely with Speech-Language Pathologist to ensure appropriate mechanically altered diets are provided for residents with dysphagia
  • Reviewing all menu changes to ensure they follow facility’s policies/procedures & State/Federal guidelines
  • Update diet order and menu changes in computer menu software on a daily basis
  • Supervising & working closely with the dietary team to provide excellent resident care
  • Conduct audits of areas relevant to providing quality nutrition care on a routine basis
  • Ensure facility is in compliance with regulations and policies on weight monitoring
  • Communicate with interdisciplinary team on a daily basis to provide quality care to residents
  • Other duties as assigned 

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a Registered Dietitian
  • Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics
  • Supervisory experience in healthcare settings
  • Exceptional interpersonal & leadership skills
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal guidelines
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with EMR software and computer-based menu systems

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ABOUT US:

Schenectady Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is a 240-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located near the lively, reinvigorated downtown. With a long tradition of supporting the community-and being an active part of it-Schenectady Center is one of the newest in all of New York State with modern fixtures, contemporary features, and the latest amenities throughout. Our patient-centered therapy sessions are delivered by our caring, compassionate, expert team and will ensure that your program is tailored to your specific rehabilitation needs. Schenectady Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium.

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Application Instructions

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