Consultant Dietitans with Dietary Difference enjoy flexibility, independence, a competitive hourly rate and great support. Positions are immediately available one to four days a week. Will also interview prn dietitians with the opportunity to move into long term positions as we grow. Will train/orient in the facilities for a smooth transition and provide continued support.
Competitive compensation with a supportive RD owner who cares about her consultants as much as she does each account. We are only as good as the RDN's we hire! If you love working in the long-term care environment, pride yourself on your exceptional organizational skills, work effectively with colleagues, and are committed providing excellent resident care, we are looking for you.
Current registration and Ohio License required. 1-2 years previous long term care experience is greatly preferred. This is a straight 1099 subcontracting position. Applicants must have or obtain professional liability insurance, current TB test, and pass a background check.
The Conultant Dietitian's duties include:
Conducts nutrition assessments on all residents on admission, and on quarterly and annual basis, including care planning and MDS Section K. Assesses high risk residents monthly per policy
Monitor resident weight status, initiating and adjusting nutrition interventions as appropriate
Collaborates with nursing to identify changes in intake and health status, and to assess the effectiveness of nutrition interventions
Collaborates with physicians, therapists and dietary department to ensure delivery of optimal care
Documents all aspects of patient nutritional services in medical record, following facility/policy guidelines and governing body standards
Establishes and evaluates appropriateness of ordered diets and enteral nutrition according to medical diagnoses and adequacy of calorie, protein, and fluid provisions
Provides support to the dietary department; conducts monthly kitchen sanitation audits
Conducts resident and family education, and evaluates effectiveness of counseling based on objective information
Participates in team meetings and care conferences per facility requirements
About the Company
Dietary Difference, Inc. is a contract provider of nutrition care services in long-term care and assisted living facilities. We seek experienced long-term care RDs to subcontract in several LTC facilities in the Cleveland area.
Employment Type: Permanent
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