Dietetic Tech or Dietitian – Traveler/Permanent
Direct Hire, Benefits and Competitive Salary based on
Work for the department of Nutritional Services in a great
Reports to the Director, Nutritional Services
Education: AAS from an accredited college
License/Certifications: Registered (or
registration eligible) Dietetic Technician with The Academy of
Nutrition and Dietetics
Experience: Minimum: Experience
in diet therapy and food service management in a health care
facility. Preferred: Long Term Care food service
and/or diet therapy experience.
Demonstrated ability to handle confidential information with
discretion Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure,
meet deadlines, manage multiple priorities and enhance the spirit
of teamwork through effective role modeling. Familiarity with
regulatory requirements. Excellent interpersonal, communication
(written and oral), analytical, and organizational skills.
Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with the public in a
professional and courteous manner. Computer literacy.
Preferred Experience with Microsoft Office products including
Customer Focus: Demonstrates behaviors
consistent with the Healing Environment principles of being
professional, communicating effectively, and attending to the
environment. This is evidenced by work behavior which ensures
safety, promotes dignity, respect, wellbeing, and exemplifies
Requirements: The staff member must
demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care
appropriate to the age of the patients served on his or her
assigned unit. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the
principles of growth and development of the life span and possess
the ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and
interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each
patient's requirements relative to his or her age-specific needs,
and to provide the care needed by pediatric, adolescent, adult and
geriatric patient group.
Responsibility: The Diet Technician
provides quality nutrition care to our residents under the
supervision of the Director, Nutritional Services. He or she
assists in identifying resident needs and participates with the
interdisciplinary team to develop the Care Plan. Compiles and
evaluates essential data in the preparation of Nutritional
Assessments and Care Planning. Evaluates residents at nutritional
risk. May assist in the preparation and distribution of resident
and non-resident meals.
Documentation Provides professional documentation in medical
records to uphold established requirements of policies, procedures
and Standards of Care. Complies with all established federal, state
and local regulatory agency standards.
Plans Assesses residents’ nutritional status, using established
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, develops nutritional care plans
and implements short and long term goals for continuity in
nutritional care within interdisciplinary framework.
Discharge Planning Participates in resident discharge planning
Meal Substitutions Monitors resident food preferences and meal
substitutions provided within budgetary restraints. Able to
maintain accurate data in software programs utilized for resident
nutrition menus, and care.
Compliance Actively participates in the quality improvement
program for nutrition services department (i.e. test trays, meal
rounds, satisfaction surveys, chart audits, etc.)
About the area: Located in the
beautiful, nature enthusiast Finger Lakes Region of New York State.
It boasts quality wine trails, a rich history, natural beauty, and
four season attractions.