Regional Dietitian

  • Full-time
  • Longview, WA
  • posted February 02, 2024
EmpRes Operated by Evergreen
https://www.empres.com/
Category:

Clinical Dietitian

Salary Range:

$70-80,000/year

Starting Date:

2/12/24

Position Description:

JOB SUMMARY:
EmpRes Operated by Evergreen is currently seeking a Regional Registered Dietitian to manage the clinical nutrition care of residents to ensure they receive adequate and safe nutrition. This position is based out of Longview, WA and oversees three of our long-term care/rehabilitation centers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
-Complete comprehensive nutritional assessments and individualized nutritional care plans on residents within time frames set by state regulations and Center policies.
-Make recommendations to Nursing Services, Dietary Services, and physicians on residents’ nutritional care and Center policies.
-Monitor, evaluate, and document in medical records of residents referred related to Nutritional Risk.
-Attend Nutrition Hydration Skin Committee meeting.
-Review and approve menus.
-Participate in various meetings and committees as appointed.
-Complete Center evaluation tools as requested (e.g. Dietary Services Comprehensive Summary and Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) tools).
-Assist in problem identification and implementation of solutions for residents’ nutritional health and food service areas.
-Assist in developing and implementing efficient processes and systems to assist residents’ in reaching the highest practicable level of nutritional well-being.
-Assist in adherence to state and federal regulations and Center policies and programs.
-Provide in-services to Dietary Services and other staff as required by state regulations or as needed in the Center.
-May serve as a preceptor for those employees involved in a Dietary Manager’s course.
-Assist in training new Dietary Services Manager.

Minimum Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Nutrition, Dietetics, or Food Service Administration (or as required by state regulations).
-Completion of Dietetic Internship or equivalent.
-Registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and complete continuing education to remain registered (as required by state regulations).
-State licensure or certification (as required by state regulations).

Desired Qualifications:

-Long-term care experience and/or food service management experience.
-Experience with PointClickCare EHR

Contact
jon.grimwood@evergreenhealthcare.com

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