Centers Health Care Registered Diet Tech in Amsterdam, New York
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Registered Diet Tech
Registered Diet Tech
Fulton Center is actively seeking a Registered Diet Tech for our Skilled Nursing Facility. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Dietetics or Nutrition, and have prior supervisory experience in a healthcare setting.
Assess / Monitor the Residents' nutritional status, provide recommendations to medical staff, and develop adequate care plans
Evaluate special needs of Residents regarding nutrition support, skin breakdown, and significant weight issues
Coordinate procurement of nutrition support supplies and oral supplements with outside vendors as well as involved department heads
Monitor Resident meal service to ensure diet modifications are followed
Educate Residents, families and staff in concepts of nutrition & diet modification
Routinely evaluate Dietary Care plans for effectiveness to ensure high quality of care
Meet weekly with interdisciplinary team to review and adjust residents’ plan of care
Work closely with Speech-Language Pathologist to ensure appropriate mechanically altered diets are provided for residents with dysphagia
Reviewing all menu changes to ensure they follow facility’s policies/procedures & State/Federal guidelines
Update diet order and menu changes in computer menu software on a daily basis
Supervising & working closely with the dietary team to provide excellent Resident care
Conduct audits of areas relevant to providing quality nutrition care on a routine basis
Ensure facility is in compliance with regulations and policies on weight monitoring
Communicate with interdisciplinary team on a daily basis to provide quality care to Residents
Must be a registered Diet Tech
Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics
Supervisory experience in healthcare settings
Exceptional interpersonal & leadership skills
Knowledge of applicable state and federal guidelines
Computer literacy and proficiency with EMR software and computer-based menu systems
Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a 176-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located near Albany and Syracuse, New York. Our size enables a warm, nurturing environment, which allows each resident to maintain his or her individuality. Our staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life of all our residents, by maintaining each resident’s dignity and independence. At Fulton Center we offer a friendly working environment, competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, professional growth & stability, innovative training programs and more.
Centers Health Care is the only fully integrated post-acute continuum of care, offering services to the elderly throughout NY, NJ and RI through its Healthcare facilities & agencies, Dialysis & Urgent Care Centers, Ambulance & Ambulette Services, a Managed Care Plan and a Durable Medical Equipment Provider. Earning praiseworthy reviews as the leading provider of top quality medical care in rehabilitative treatment and healthcare, Centers Health Care is unwavering in our dedication to excellence in care, and proud of our commitment to diversity and community involvement.
Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/D/V