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Clinical Dietitian

Job Location: New Haven, Connecticut

The Masonicare Health Center - 260 bed SNF

The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for providing clinical nutrition services within the regulatory agencies including Masonicare and federal, state and local agencies.        

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Assure comprehensive initial, change of condition and annual nutrition assessment process/Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI), discharge summary is initiated, planned, developed, executed and monitored accurately and within the time frames specified by state, federal and/or accreditation requirements.
  2. Plan, organize, schedule, document and direct individual and group resident and family education experiences.  Use age appropriate materials and methods for determining comprehension and potential for compliance.  
  3. Monitor dietary profiles, intake records and other internal documentation/tracking processes. 
  4. Communicates specific nutritional needs to dining service associates, dining service coordinator, culinary staff and management.
  5. Participates in ongoing continued nutrition education.
  6. Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary care team to promote optimal nutritional care for our patients/residents.
  7. Participates in QI projects as assigned for food & nutrition and Masonicare quality improvement committee.
  8. Provides guidance and support for the Diet Technician for Nutrition Care Process.

9.  Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

Education: Registered Dietitian, Registered Dietitian Eligible within required guidelines     

Experience: 1 – 3 years experience in healthcare related field                     

Licensure: Registration by CDR                    

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

Possesses a comprehension of dining service operations, geriatric nutrition, and customer service. skills.  Ability to adapt to changes in the working environment, good interpersonal, oral and written communication skills, moderate computer skills that include familiarity with Microsoft applications, electronic medical record systems, and diet office systems

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Job ID: 4690

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