Registered Dietitian

Job ID: 92782 Posted: 2017/09/11 Position Type: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Category: Food Service City: Kearny, NJ Location: Alaris Health at Belgrove


Job Information:

Alaris Health at Belgrove, a skilled nursing Center in Kearny, New Jersey, seeks a registered dietitian to be responsible for assessing the nutritional care of all residents in the Center and advising the administration and food service director as needed in all clinical aspects of the food service department. Additional responsibilities include:
• assessing the nutritional status of residents, inclusive of lab value interpretation, consumption patterns, weight maintenance, food/drug interactions, dietary compliance, resident independence and overall nutritional well-being
• performing routine assessments for new admissions and as needed for care conferences and residents with specific challenges
• reviewing resident care plans, menu changes and documentation of change reasons
• working with the interdisciplinary team addressing appropriate nutritional concerns and interventions with all members of the nutrition support team
• and most importantly, ensuring that residents and their families receive the highest quality of service in a caring and compassionate atmosphere that recognizes each individual’s needs and rights
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Job Requirements:

• Registered dietitian with previous experience in a long-term care health setting or previous experience as a consulting dietitian
• Knowledge of daily caloric and nutritional requirements for the residents served and the medical conditions involved
• Experience with geriatric population is preferred, as is menu plan writing with therapeutic extensions, patient assessment skills and in-servicing
• Possess required knowledge to perform sanitation assessments
• Food service experience a plus
Knowledge of electronic medical record preferred

About Alaris: Founded on a tradition of health care excellence, Alaris’ Member Health Centers are leading providers of short-term post hospital rehabilitation, long term and specialty care, with Member Health Centers throughout the state of New Jersey. From 5 Star Quality ratings to a dedicated and caring staff, resident care and satisfaction is always on the top of our Member Health Centers’ priority list!

Today, Alaris Member Health Centers are setting new standards in quality, service and innovation. Using their innovative focus, Alaris Member Health Centers will continue to lead the way in an evolving health care environment. Our Member Health Centers always make sure their residents are being treated with the most advanced care and are provided with an ever-increasing range of services and care options.
Contact: For more information feel free to contact us at kdunning@alarishealth.com