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Registered Dietitian

Company: Terraces at Summitview - a HumanGood community
Location: Wapato
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

The Registered Dietitian's primary purpose is to use their clinical nutrition expertise to encourage person-centered care by counseling residents and customizing diets that focus on the resident's preferences and nutritional needs, while following all federal, state, and local regulations and company standards.
This position will partner with the Dining Director and Executive Chef to provide meals with nutritional value and creative appeal to residents and guests. Innovative programs should provide a captivating culinary experience within the appropriate business constraints.
Part-Time: 8-16 hours per week, minimal on-call needed.
Pay rate: $35-50 per hour.
WORK DUTIES:


  • Provide clinical nutrition expertise through nutritional assessments and documentation.
  • Coordinate with Interdisciplinary Team and the Corporate RD to address every resident's care needs and to ensure all standards are exceeded
  • Implementation of plans of correction
  • Conduct nutritional assessments for new admits, significant weight changes, pressure injuries, dialysis, and calculate TPN and enteral nutrition for residents in the health center.
  • Assess potential nutritional risks and implement appropriate medical nutrition therapy interventions.
  • Provide nutritional counseling and education for residents and families.
  • Collaborate with the dining department to ensure nutrition plans are executed effectively.
  • Responsible for resident charting, audits, and clinical documentation requirements
  • Review past surveys and audits and ensure all deficient areas are now deficiency free.
  • Review QA practices within the dining room, residents' rooms, and kitchen meet all local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Communicate issues, concerns, and opportunities for improvement to the Executive Director, Dining Director, Executive Chef, Director of Nursing, and Corporate RD.
  • Monitor and validate nutritional systems for the community.
  • Provide training to hourly team members and dining leadership at the community as indicated by Quality Indicators, changes in regulations, and audit results.
  • Conduct facility-wide presurvey audits in preparation for the long-term care, CMS survey.
  • Conduct kitchen, dining room, and pantry presurvey audits in preparation for the Assisted Living survey.
  • Stays informed of federal and state regulations for long-term care, dietetic registration/licensure, and food safety.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, new products, current research, and new programs in medical nutrition therapy and foodservice, and provide ideas and recommendations to the Corporate Registered Dietitian, community Dining department, and other HumanGood Registered Dietitians.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Education:

    • Bachelor's degree in dietetics, nutrition, or a related field required. Masters preferred.

      Experience/Training:

      • 2+ years of experience in a long-term care environment or geriatric nutrition.

        Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

        • Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Dietetics and Nutrition.

          What's in it for you?
          As one of the largest nonprofit owner/operator of senior living communities in the country, we are more than just a place to work. We are here to ensure that all we serve are provided with every opportunity to become their best selves as they define it, and this begins with YOU.
          At HumanGood, we offer the opportunity to be part of something bigger than yourself on top of an incredible package of benefits and perks for our part-time and full-time Team Members that can add up to 40% of your base pay.
          Full-Time Team Members:

          • 20 days of paid time off, plus 7 company holidays (increases with years of service)
          • 401(k) with up to 4% employer match and no waiting on funds to vest
          • Health, Dental and Vision Plans- start the 1st of the month following your start date
          • $25 per line Cell Phone Plan
          • Tuition Reimbursement
          • 5 star employer-paid employee assistance program
          • Find additional benefits here: www.HGcareers.org

            Part-Time/Per Diem Team Members:

            • Medical benefits starts the 1st of the month following your start date
            • Matching 401(k)
            • Tuition Reimbursement
            • $25 per line Cell Phone Plan


Keywords: Terraces at Summitview - a HumanGood community, Yakima , Registered Dietitian, Healthcare , Wapato, Washington

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