TRC - ICF Program Administration - Dietician - Part Time
RESPONSIBLE TO:Residence Coordinator Supervisor/designee
To plan, develop, coordinate and document the delivery of dietetic services to an assigned caseload of residents, based on the developmental needs and strengths.
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Must possess and demonstrate a firm understanding of the principles of Person-Centered Planning, Ability and willingness to advocate on behalf of persons being supported, as needed; Willingness, ability and commitment to increase professional knowledge base and remain at the forefront of current philosophies within the field through attendance at trainings/conferences in order to successfully and creatively support people in attaining their life goals. Must possess a working knowledge of applicable Federal and State regulations; Must be able to self-direct, self-initiate, problem-solve, and effectively facilitate; Must be flexible and willing to work non-traditional hours, as needed or assigned to meet consumer/customer need; Excellent verbal and written communication skills across various channels is essential; Strong organizational skills are critical; Strong computer skills and knowledge of or ability to learn and utilize software packages including Outlook, Word, Excel, and Therap; Physical condition or reasonable accommodation(s) commensurate with the demands of the position.
Bachelors degree in food and nutrition from an accredited program, registered or eligible for registration by the American Dietetics Association. One (1) year related experience preferred.
1.Presents the dietary plan, and/or interventions needed at all annual Individual Program Plan meetings for assigned residents and quarterly meetings as deemed necessary.
2.Coordinates dietetic services with the plans and interventions of other disciplines within the Intermediate Care Facility, as an integral part of the interdisciplinary team.
3.Confers with those staff responsible for medical care and treatment for the purpose of gaining clinical information that could impact on nutritional status including, but not limited to, food/drug interaction, chewing/swallowing problems, and chronic diseases.
4.Ensures implementation of all modified and special diets, in conjunction with the residents’ interdisciplinary team, including a prescribing physician.
5.Ensures that the Mealtracker program is kept current for each individual, in conjunction with the individuals’ interdisciplinary team, including a prescribing physician.
6.Charts on individual case records regarding weights and other pertinent data at least monthly. Completes individual assessments on all new admissions and any reassessments thereafter.
7.Provides periodic on-site observation and monitoring to ensure that dietary plans are carried out in a manner consistent with the developmental level of each resident. Also, to ensure maintenance of health and sanitary standards in compliance with state and local regulations.
8.Ensures that menus provide a variety of foods at each meal, reflect variety for the season of the year, and are prepared with the involvement of the individual to the maximum extent possible.
9.Provides orientation and ongoing training to food service personnel and training to direct care staff to assist in the provision of Dietetic Services. Maintains a record of dietary meetings and in-service training.
10.Performs any other related duties as requested.
1.Badge access (Assigned locations)
2.E-mail (Internal and external account)
3.Internet (with research browsing capabilities)
4.Shared Drive (Residential)
5.Training Management System
6.Therap (Dietitian level)
7.Matrix Care meal Tracker
Revision Date: 07/29/2020
THE RESOURCE CENTER
Grade 19, Exempt
Employee Signature & Print Date
Supervisor Signature & Print Date
- Job Family TRC
- Pay Type Hourly
- 862 Foote Ave, Jamestown, NY 14701, USA