Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center Per Diem Dietitian in Bradford, Massachusetts

Dietitian - Per Diem

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all aspects of patient's nutritional care, which includes formulating nutritional care plans and overseeing their implementation.

  • Assure ADA standards for protocols are followed, and make recommendations to appropriate clinical personnel.

  • Confer with Medical and Nursing Staff regarding patient’s nutritional status and attend related patient care conferences.

  • Responsible for nutritional assessment, services and discharge planning; may refer patient’s family to Outpatient Services, as necessary.

  • Assist in developing and implementing the Culinary & Nutritional Department CQI activities.

  • Provide nutritional counseling and evaluation services to the Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Clientele and to the Whittier Home Health Care Agency.

  • Responsible for educational sessions regarding diets and eating habits to the Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation clientele and Whittier Home Health Care Agency.

  • Responsible for overall supervision of Culinary Department clinical personnel; includes orientation, training and evaluating performance.

  • Demonstrate geriatric and rehabilitation knowledge and skills to patient care.

Prerequisites:

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutritional Sciences.

  • Maintain registration with the American Dietetic Association.

  • At least two (2) years of related administrative and clinical experience in a health care facility.

  • Geriatric and Rehabilitation experience preferred.

  • Knowledge of growth and development across the life span.

Location: Bradford, MA - Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital

Category: Dietary