Centers Health Care

Delmar, NY

Registered Diet Tech (RDT)

Posted 12 days ago

Job Description

Registered Diet Tech - Part-Time

Delmar Center is actively seeking a Registered Diet Tech to work Part-Time (3 days a week) for our Skilled Nursing Facility located in Delmar, NY. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Dietetics or Nutrition, and have prior supervisory experience in a healthcare setting.

DUTIES:

  • Assess / Monitor the Residents' nutritional status, provide recommendations to medical staff, and develop adequate care plans
  • Evaluate special needs of Residents regarding nutrition support, skin breakdown, and significant weight issues
  • Coordinate procurement of nutrition support supplies and oral supplements with outside vendors as well as involved department heads
  • Monitor Resident meal service to ensure diet modifications are followed
  • Educate residents, families, and staff in concepts of nutrition & diet modification
  • Routinely evaluate Dietary Care plans for effectiveness to ensure high quality of care
  • Meet weekly with the interdisciplinary team to review and adjust residents plan of care
  • Work closely with Speech-Language Pathologist to ensure appropriate mechanically altered diets are provided for residents with dysphagia
  • Reviewing all menu changes to ensure they follow the facilitys policies/procedures & State/Federal guidelines
  • Update diet order and menu changes in computer menu software on a daily basis
  • Supervising & working closely with the dietary team to provide excellent Resident care
  • Conduct audits of areas relevant to providing quality nutrition care on a routine basis
  • Ensure the facility is in compliance with regulations and policies on weight monitoring
  • Communicate with the interdisciplinary team on a daily basis to provide quality care to Residents

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a registered Diet Tech
  • Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics
  • Supervisory experience in healthcare settings
  • Exceptional interpersonal & leadership skills
  • Knowledge of applicable state and federal guidelines
  • Computer literacy and proficiency with EMR software and computer-based menu systems

LOCATION:

Delmar, NY

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ABOUT US:

Delmar Center is a 120-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in a quiet residential neighborhood in Delmar, New York, a suburb of Albany. A recognized leader in short-term rehab and long-term care, Delmar Center is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life for all our patients and residents, helping each to get stronger, healthier, and happier. Were a community of friends, neighbors, and family living life to the fullest. Delmar Center is a proud member of Centers Health Care-the largest post-acute health care network in the Northeast. Delmar Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium.

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