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Registered Dietitian - RD

Company: Centers Health Care
Location: Corning
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Dietitian - RDCorning Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is actively seeking a Registered Dietitian (RD) to work in our Skilled Nursing Facility.DUTIES:Assess / Monitor the Residents' nutritional status, provide recommendations to medical staff, and develop adequate care plansEvaluate special needs of Residents regarding nutrition support, skin breakdown, and significant weight issuesCoordinate procurement of nutrition support supplies and oral supplements with outside vendors as well as involved department headsMonitor Resident meal service to ensure diet modifications are followedEducate residents, families, and staff in concepts of nutrition & diet modificationRoutinely evaluate Dietary Care plans for effectiveness to ensure high quality of careMeet weekly with an interdisciplinary team to review and adjust residents' plan of careWork closely with the Speech-Language Pathologist to ensure appropriate mechanically altered diets are provided for residents with dysphagiaReviewing all menu changes to ensure they follow the facility's policies/procedures & State/Federal guidelinesUpdate diet order and menu changes in computer menu software dailySupervising & working closely with the dietary team to provide excellent Resident careConduct audits of areas relevant to providing quality nutrition care on a routine basisEnsure the facility complies with regulations and policies on weight monitoringCommunicate with an interdisciplinary team daily to provide quality care to ResidentsREQUIREMENTS:Must be a Registered DietitianDegree in Nutrition or DieteticsSupervisory experience in healthcare settingsExceptional interpersonal & leadership skillsKnowledge of applicable state and federal guidelinesComputer literacy and proficiency with EMR software and computer-based menu systemsCOR1997LOCATION:Corning, NYCorning Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a 120 bed skilled nursing facility located in Corning, New York, and is designed for individuals with skilled nursing needs, post-operative recuperation, or complex medical care demands, as well as chronically-ill individuals who can no longer live independently. We offer a variety of services including Skilled Nursing Care, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Rehabilitative Care and Therapy, Social Work Services, and Recreational Activities. Corning Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care consortium.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 Alzheimer's. 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 Opportunity Employer -M/F/D/VZZ6Ry0lmYi

Keywords: Centers Health Care, Rochester , Registered Dietitian - RD, Healthcare , Corning, New York

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