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Registered Dietitian

Company: New Community Corporation
Location: Newark
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Registered Dietician (Full-Time)Extended Care FacilityNew Community Corporation
New Community Corporation in Newark, New Jersey is one of the largest and most comprehensive community development agencies in the country; New Community's success rests on its comprehensive approach to community development. It is active in housing, health care, education, job training, childcare and economic development. In this role, the Dietician is responsible for assessing the nutritional care program of the residents in the facility. The Dietician will assist and prepare the menu for the different menu cycles of the year. The Dietitian will advise Administration and Food Service Department as needed on all clinical aspects of each resident diet and oversee issues in the kitchen including menu development, substitutions of food, supplement use and food temperatures, etc. -Responsibilities:

  • Routinely visits residents to discuss diets
  • Assesses the nutritional status of residents inclusive of lab value interpretation, consumption patterns, weight maintenance, food/drug interaction, dietary compliance, resident independence and overall nutritional.
  • Performs assessments on all new admissions and residents who are at risk for nutritional problems. Assessment must include recommended intervention and appropriate dialogue to the Food Service Director, Nursing Director, and Administrator.
  • Ensures appropriate and accurate documentation of nutritional assessment in the resident's MDS and in the dietician notes in the Electronic Medical Records with recommended intervention(s) and appropriate follow-up to nursing staff, Food Service Director, and Administrator.
  • Demonstrates the ability to document nutritional assessments in residents MDS, dietitian notes and in the electronic medical records with recommended intervention(s). -This may include reviewing the documentation of other departments regarding nutritional concerns. Also write and keeps current nutritional care plan on each resident that is deemed necessary to the IDCP team. Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition. Master Degree with designation as Registered Dietitian (RD), preferred.
    • Current Certification with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association.
    • Valid Food Safety and Sanitation Certificate (90 hours)
    • At least three (3) years' experience
    • Must respect the principles of resident's rights.
    • Ability to read and write English; follow oral and written directions.
    • Must have good communication skills and the ability to work as a team player. -New Community Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Keywords: New Community Corporation, Newark , Registered Dietitian, Healthcare , Newark, New Jersey

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