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Registered Dietitian (RD)

Company: Prestige Care, Inc.
Location: Eugene
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Dietitian (RD) Skilled Nursing Facility Pay: $30-45/hr DOE and experience with Prestige Shift: Part-Time (16-hours/week) Location: Coast Fork Nursing Center (Cottage Grove, OR) and Creswell Health and Rehab (Creswell, OR) SUMMARY: Responsible for the nutritional needs of the facility by providing nutritional guidance to include assessment, individual plans of care DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Abides by the current Code of Ethics.Updated State license and CDR Certification.Knowledge of the Nutrition Care process (NCP) and ability to apply all steps of the process, including completion of the nutritional assessment, determination of the nutritional diagnosis, developing and implementing nutrition intervention(s) and monitoring and evaluating of the residents progress/status.Document nutrition information in accordance with policies for the Facility which may include, but are not limited to, initial, annual change of condition assessments and referrals in a timely manner.Works closely with the interdisciplinary team to provide resident care that is integrated and compatible with resident-focused goals, objectives and Plan of Care.Works cooperatively with foodservices to ensure conformance to residents' therapeutic diets and food preferences; and all applicable regulations, policy and procedures. This would also include accommodating resident's allergies, intolerances and preferences that follow the residences plan of care.Participates in QAPI activities as needed, including, but not limited to, sanitation audits and meal quality evaluations.Supports and promotes the facility's infection control, safety, risk management, and customer service programs. Provides a written report, in accordance with department policies, of all recommendations and activities preformed at the end of every visit. Inform the Administrator/DNS of recommendations, plans for implementation, and continuing assessment through exit meetings after each visit.Provides monthly reports, per policy, to central support Food / Nutrition Services Director which includes but not limited to: Activity log, weight loss statistics report.Provide in-service education and assist with the staff development programs for residents and families, departmental and facility staff.Participate in interdisciplinary, departmental, facility and company meetings, conference calls, webinars, and general communications as requested.Performs other related duties as assigned. COMPANY WIDE RESPONSIBILITIES Supports a dignified and caring atmosphere with Central Support staff and field staff. All information obtained in the field, or at Central Support, is kept strictly confidential. Protects privacy and confidentiality of information pertaining to the residents and Prestige employees. Ensure Residents safety by adhering to all Prestige policies and procedures. Maintains a safe and secure working environment and practices safe working habits. Adheres with all Prestige policies and procedures including the attendance policy. Maintains neat appearance, good personal hygiene, and appropriate work attire. Assists with special projects as assigned and performs other job related duties. QUALIFICATIONS (Licensing and other) Current Registered Dietitian License by CDR and Certification required by State in which services are performed. Must be able to perform essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's degree from an Accredited College or University in dietetics, foods and nutrition, food service systems management, clinical nutrition, or related fields of study. Has completed at least 900 hours of supervised dietitian practices under the supervision of the RD._EOE/M/F/VETS/DISABLED - At Prestige, it is our promise to personally touch lives every day. It is a philosophy of caring based on our core values of integrity, trust, commitment, and respect, that are at the center of all that we do. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce that represents all of us, coming from different experiences, cultures, backgrounds, and viewpoints. Inclusion is the way we treat one another and how we celebrate what makes us different.__Prestige is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics._Job Type: Part-timePay: $30.00 - $45.00 per hourMedical specialties: GeriatricsSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift

License/Certification: Registered Dietitian License (Required)

Work Location: In person

Keywords: Prestige Care, Inc., Eugene , Registered Dietitian (RD), Healthcare , Eugene, Oregon

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