Responsible for the assessment, and care planning specific to the nutritional status of the resident/participant. Contributing team member in establishing and implementing the multidisciplinary care plan.
Perform required nutritional assessments. Maintain adequate follow up for High Nutritional Risk residents/participants. Perform required Tube feeding, Weight loss, Initial, and skin assessments. Write Tube Feeding orders and make recommendations to MD/NP. Generate and update resident care plan. Provide diet counseling to residents, resident families, friends and staff regarding dietary restrictions. Assist with menu planning through provision of feedback from residents and observed plate waste.
B.A or B.S in dietetics from an ADA accredited academic institution. Current registration is desired but RD eligible will be considered. (1-2) years long term/acute care experience preferred. Strong written and oral communication skills. Proven organizational skills. Ability to perform nutrition assessments and care plans/