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Plans menus and all special diets; reviews charts; acts as a consultant to the Food Service department and organization.
Graduate of accredited program with Registered Dietician designation and experience in long term care preferred.
•Perform admission, annual, quarterly and significant change in nutrition assessments (dietary manager is responsible for having nutritional fact sheet completed), faxing requests to MD’s, interviewing resident as needed, directing nutritional plan of care (Dietary manager completes MDS, writes care plan and attends care planning/care conferences.)
•Resident nutrition education as needed
•Provide in-service education as requested for both community and staff
•Dining room/meal time observations and evaluations
•Provide consultation and suggestions for dietary manager including food service suggestions (perform kitchen sanitation inspection 1-2 times per year)
•Wound care update/follow up
•May have dietetic students “job shadow” or work on projects for you if they are working for field experience. Serve as preceptor for CDM students with the organization
•Provide expertise with survey corrections
•Other duties as they arise (and negotiated with administrator)
•Provide consultation to other affiliated nursing homes/care facilities
•Participate in nutritional quality improvement activities
•Act as liaison with hospital dialysis departments
•Be able to use technology