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Registered Dietitian: Part Time
Suffolk Center is actively seeking a Part-Time Registered Dietitian to work for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Patchogue, NY. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Dietetics or Nutrition, and have prior supervisory experience in a healthcare setting.
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 facilitys 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.
Must be a Registered Dietitian.
Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics.
Nursing home experience required
Exceptional interpersonal & leadership skills.
Knowledge of applicable state and federal guidelines.
Computer literacy and proficiency with EMR software and computer-based menu systems.
Suffolk Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is a premier 120-bed facility offering unparalleled medical care to our residents, with specialized programs in long-term care, short-term care, and Wound Care. Our dedicated short-term rehabilitation program offers residents the specialized care they need in order to maximize their potential and return home. Suffolk Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium. SC2004
Centers Health Care is a fully integrated post-acute care continuum offering rehabilitation and skilled nursing services in more than 45 locations covering four states. In addition, we provide special services including in-center and home dialysis, ventilator care, and care for those with Alzheimers. The Centers Health Care family offers Skilled Nursing, Urgent Care, Managed Care, Renal Dialysis Services, Clinical Laboratory Services, Adult Day Health Care, and Assisted Living services, as well as every level of Home Care. Centers is well known for our commitment to our employees, offering outstanding ongoing training and development, career advancement opportunities, competitive pay rates, generous compensation packages and more.
Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V
Posted Date : 2022-04-21
Expiry Date : 2022-07-21
Job type : Part Time