Dec 15, 2018
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Consultant Dietitian – Indianapolis area – Part-time or 0.8 FTE

Location(s):  Indianapolis area

Hours: Either Part-time (2-3 days/week) or 80% Salaried (0.8 FTE) for the right candidate; flexibility in scheduling and ability to work short days (<8 hours) at some accounts; Days (1st shift)

Description:

  • Provide clinical nutrition and food service expertise to client health care facilities on a consultant basis – including nutrition assessments, food sanitation inspections and other functions to assist the facility in maintaining compliance with state and federal regulations and improving quality of care.
  • Provide nutrition assessments of client patients/residents including referrals for: initial and annual assessments, significant changes, weight changes, tube-feedings, pressure ulcers, renal diet/dialysis and as otherwise referred by the Dietary Manager or Facility staff
  • Provide additional documentation tasks which may include MDS work and Care Plans as contracted and needed by facility
  • Conduct periodic review of meal service, kitchen operations, resident dining, food safety and sanitation
  • Review menus and approve as needed by a facility to assure nutrition needs and regulations are met for the particular type of facility and state regulations
  • Monitor and participate in in-service training in food service and food sanitation in coordination with facility Dietary Manager, corporate staff and as needed for a specific facility needs
  • Provide nutrition education to client patients/residents, families and groups as requested and per clinical judgment
  • Provide training to the facility Dietary Manager which may include acting as a preceptor to a manager completing the educational requirements to become certified
  • Use time efficiently to maximize our services to clients

Qualifications:  Bachelors degree or other advanced degree in dietetics; Registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; and Licensed or certified per state requirements

Additional Requirements:  At least two years of long-term care experience preferred; Knowledge of long-term care regulations; Excellent communication and organization skills; Customer service experience; Ability to work as part of a dynamic team and independently; Ability to read, write, speak and understand English; Ability to pass background check; Reliable transportation

 

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