Registered Dietician - PRN

St. Louis, Missouri, us
Company: Kindred Hospital St Louis South
Category: Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations
Published on 2021-06-17 13:31:14

Description



Kindred Transitional Care Hospitals has a career opportunity for you as a Registered Dietician - SAU II! As a division of Kindred Healthcare, we play a vital role in the recovery process for chronic, critically ill and medically complex patients who require acute care and rehabilitation over an extended period. Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders. The goal of our team is to deliver intensive, multidisciplinary care and transition patients' home or to a lower level of care as quickly and safely as possible. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's 'Most Admired Healthcare Company' for 8 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives as a Registered Dietician - SAU .As a Registered Dietician - SAU , you will :
  • Responsible for the assessment and planning of the nutritional care of the residents in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, policies and procedures, and in coordination with the Nutrition Services Supervisor/Manager to ensure that qualify food service and nutritional care is provided to the residents.
  • Maintains clinical nutrition documentation for residents in accordance with Nursing Center policy and procedure, as well as state and federal regulations. Ensures that all assessments and progress notes documented in the medical records are accurate, informative, and descriptive of the services provided and of the resident's response to the plan of care. Ensures all documentation is completed within the required timeframes and in accordance with Nursing Center policy and procedure, as well as state and federal regulations.
  • Participates with the interdisciplinary team in developing, implementing, and evaluating plans of care; attends meetings/conferences to discuss the clinical care of the resident; and communicates resident concerns and response to interventions to interdisciplinary team members and direct care staff.

  • Qualifications

    As a Registered Dietician - SAU , you will have:

    ·Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics, Nutrition, or related field.

    ·Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association. License or certification as mandated by the state in which employed.

    ·ServSafe Food Safety Certification preferred.

    ·Experience in long-term care environment and geriatric nutrition preferred

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