Centers Health Care

Bath, NY

Registered Diet Technician

Posted 28 days ago

Job Description

Registered Diet Technician

Steuben Center for Rehabilitation and Nursing is actively seeking a Registered Diet Technician to work for our Skilled Nursing Facility located in Bath, NY. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Dietetics or Nutrition and prior supervisory experience in a healthcare setting!

Duties Include:

  • Assess and monitor 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
  • Review 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
  • Supervise & work 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 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

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Location:

Bath, NY

About Us:

Steuben Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare has been the provider of long-term care services in Steuben County since 1834. Formerly known as "The Infirmary" the facility is located in the county seat of Steuben County, nestled between Bath and Hammondsport. The focus of care is to provide quality health care with respect for the individual's dignity in a homelike environment utilizing the collective talents of those who live, work and visit the facility. At Steuben Center, we offer a friendly and warm working environment, premium compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, professional growth & stability, innovative training programs, and more. Steuben Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care consortium.

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