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The Registered Dietitian’s primary responsibility is completing nutrition assessments for all residents and incorporating nutrition interventions into plan of care to maintain and/or restore residents’ to desired nutritional state.
Duties and responsibilities:
- Completes Medical Nutrition Therapy Assessment
- Participates in the facility Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance process
- Attends mandatory in-services and participates in training programs to enhance skills
- Maintains on-site regular attendance as scheduled
- Performs all other tasks or duties as assigned
- Develop and implement care plans for residents
- Development of nutritional assessments
- Assess residents for nutritional status and provide interventions and treatments
- Collaborate with Physicians, nursing staff and ancillary services such as Physical Therapy
- Graduate of an accredited bachelor’s dietitian program
- Registration and Licensure required
- 2+ years’ experience working as a Registered Dietitian; preferably in Long Term Care
- Must be adept at problem-solving, including being able to identify issues and resolve problems in a timely manner
- Must possess strong interpersonal skills
- Must be able to communicate clearly, both written and orally, as to communicate with employees, and residents as needed.
- Must be able to effectively read and interpret information, present numerical data in a resourceful manner, and skillfully gather and analyze information
- Must be able to prioritize and plan work activities as to use time efficiently
- Must be organized, accurate, thorough, and able to monitor work for quality
- Must be dependable, able to follow instructions, respond to management direction, and must be able to improve performance through management feedback
For Inquires Contact:
737 N. Highway St.
Oakland, IA 51560
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