Clinical Dietitian


  • Location: Rochelle Park, NJ
  • Posted: Aug 26, 2019

Job Description


As a Clinical Dietitian, you will provide quality nutritional care to patients such as the development, implementation and monitoring of Medical Nutrition Therapies. You will work collaboratively with the medical staff, patients, families and food service department to ensure the patients nutrition care plans are implemented and departmental standards are maintained.

Other responsibilities of the Clinical Dietitian position include:

Performing nutritional assessments and re-assessments, identifying short and long term goals, recommending nutrition interventions, monitoring and evaluating patient progress
Working closely with the Speech Therapy Department to assist with the progression of textured modified diets to ensure patient safety and optimize oral intake
Evaluating potential food/drug interactions, and/or herb/supplement interactions
Developing and implementing educational programs for patients and staff
Serving as a resource to the medical staff regarding emerging trends in the nutritional care of LTACH patient population
Attending Interdisciplinary team meetings and communicating patients nutrition care plan, progress and special needs
Providing clear and concise medical record documentation
Participating in developing, planning and standardizing menus
Performing meal rounds to ensure patients' meal trays are consistent with the prescribed diet and meet standards as to quality, quantity, temperature and appearance
Maintaining current professional registration requirements (i.e., Professional Portfolio, self-development and continuing education)
Communicating patients needs to appropriate team members

Qualifications


As a Clinical Dietitian, you must be able to deliver superior quality in all that you do. We are seeking results-driven team players who treat patients as if they were their own family members. Qualified candidates must be passionate about providing a superior quality of care. You must also be a resourceful problem solver who thrives in a fast-paced environment.

Other requirements of the Clinical Dietitian role include:

Bachelors degree with major studies in food and nutrition
Current state licensure as well as being currently registered by the Commission on Dietetics Registration
One (1) year of work experience in a facility setting with clinical responsibilities or equivalent
Positive, caring and customer-service-oriented attitude
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Benefits

At Select Medical, our full-time employees enjoy intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.

Other full-time benefits of theClinical Dietitianposition include:

Excellent Orientation Program
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Extended Illness Days (EID)
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Prescription Coverage
Life Insurance
Short- and Long-Term Disability
Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
401(k) Retirement Plan with employer matching
Personal and Family Medical Leave
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Employment Type


  • Job Type Per Diem

Select Specialty Hospital - NENJ

96 Parkway
Rochelle Park, NJ 07662

Opened: 1996

Phone: (201) 221-2362

Web: https://www.selectmedical.com/

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