Centers Health Care

Brooklyn, NY

Registered Dietitian (RD)

Posted 28 days ago

Job Description

Registered Dietitian

Concord Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation is actively seeking an experienced Registered Dietitian for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Brooklyn, NY.

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 an interdisciplinary team to review and adjust residents plan of care
  • Work closely with the 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 daily
  • 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 complies with regulations and policies on weight monitoring
  • Communicate with an interdisciplinary team daily to provide quality care to Residents

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be a Registered Dietitian
  • 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

ABOUT US:

Founded in 1975, the Concord Nursing and Rehabilitation Center is a modern, fully equipped, skilled nursing facility offering a full range of medical, social, and rehabilitation services. The facility features 140 beds including 17 vent certified beds. The residents live in attractively furnished private and semi-private rooms. CBC100

Equal Opportunity Employer -M/F/D/V

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