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Registered Dietician

Company: Sandstone of Tucson
Location: Tucson
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Sandstone of Tucson - Sandstone Healthcare puts people and their families first. We strive for excellence in customer service and put patient satisfaction and safety above all else. It is our goal to create an environment that maximizes individual's talents within a cohesive team that works towards a common goal: the betterment of those entrusting us with their care.
Sandstone of Tucson is seeking a dedicated Registered Dietician to join our team!
DUTIES:

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 an 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 the 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 the facility is in compliance with regulations and policies on weight monitoring
Communicate with an interdisciplinary team on a daily basis to provide quality care to Residents

REQUIREMENTS:

Must be a Registered Dietitian!
Must have nursing home experience
Exceptional interpersonal & leadership skills
Knowledge of applicable state and federal guidelines
Computer literacy and proficiency with EMR software and computer-based menu systems

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Keywords: Sandstone of Tucson, Tucson , Registered Dietician, Other , Tucson, Arizona

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