Centers Health Care

New York, NY

Registered Dietitian (RD)

Posted over 1 month ago

Job Description

Registered Dietitian (RD)

Bushwick Center is actively seeking an experienced Registered Dietitian (RD) to work full-time 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 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
  • Other duties as assigned

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

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LOCATION:

Brooklyn, NY

ABOUT US:

Bushwick Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a 225-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located on the border of Brooklyn & Queens. Our size enables a warm, nurturing environment, which allows each resident to maintain his or her individuality. Our staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life of all our residents, by maintaining each residents dignity and independence.

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