Dietary/Dining - Traveling Registered Dietitian - IN, Mishawaka - Job

Golden Living Centers  -  Mishawaka, Indiana 46544
7/31/2020 7:57:52 AM
JOB ID: 3113339 Specialty: Dietary/Dining




Traveling Registered Dietitian

Position Registered Dietitian I EX

Being a Registered Dietitian at Golden LivingCenters means your expertise has a major impact on the health and wellbeing of our patients and residents. In this key role, you will plan, organize, develop and direct the overall operation of the Dietary Department per current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing our facility. Your talent as a Registered Dietitian helps the Dietary Department at Golden LivingCenters provide quality, nutritious food daily. We know that a home-cooked meal makes everyone feel more at home. As a Registered Dietitian at Golden LivingCenters, you'll help all of our patients and residents feel at home every time they have a meal.


Plan, organize, develop and direct the clinical nutrition aspects of the Dietary Department per current federal, state and local standards, guidelines and regulations governing our facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, to assure that quality clinical nutritional services are provided per and to provide input regarding its clean, safe, and sanitary operation.


* Ensure preparation of menu items in compliance with OBRA and Title 22 regulations and with therapeutic diet orders. Ensure adequate food and supplies for resident and employee meals. Maintain recipes for all menu items. Writes 4-5 week select menu based on company menus and in compliance with applicable regulations
* Visit residents upon admission and routinely to obtain food preferences, nutritional needs, plan of care, and minimizing nutritional complications. Review therapeutic and regular diet plans and menus to assure they per the physician's orders. Assist the Discharge Planning Coordinator in planning the dietary services portion of the residents' discharge plan
* Oversee Dietary Department, its programs and activities.
* Serve on, participate in, and attend various committees of the facility (i.e., Infection Control, Budget, Quality Assessment, and Assurance, etc.) as required, and as appointed by the Administrator. Chair the Weight Variance Team and resident review.
* Ensure a well-educated dietary services department through an effective orientation program and required in-services



Must adhere to the Company's Code of Conduct and Business Ethics policy including documentation and reporting responsibilities.

Position Requirements


* B.S. Degree in Dietetics or Foods and Nutrition.
* Must maintain active membership and licensure in the American Dietetics Association, State Dietetic Association and District Dietetic Association
* Must maintain active state license
* At least (2) years experience as a professional dietitian in long-term care with some administrative responsibility, or one (1) years experience as a registered consulting dietitian to one or more long-term care facilities.
* Must have a valid resident state drivers license.
* Must be a Registered Dietician
* Must be capable of maintaining regular attendance


* Must possess computer skills of the types and at a level necessary to accomplish the job
* Must be able to maintain confidentiality regarding patient, employee and company proprietary information
* Must have the ability to relate professionally and positively and work cooperatively with patients, families, and other employees at all levels


Mobility, reaching, bending, lifting (minimum of 10 pounds), fine hand coordination, ability to read and write, the ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions and directions, ability to travel, and ability to remain calm under pressure


At Golden LivingCenters, we share our passion for improving quality of life through innovative healthcare, one person, one family and one community at a time. Each of our 23 Indiana Living Centers is held to the highest clinical standards and is staffed by caring, experienced professionals. We strive to hire and retain personnel of ability, character, and dedication by providing good working conditions, training and leadership, and personal growth opportunities.

Location 00220 - Mishawaka
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time
Shift -not applicable-
Category Dietary/Dining
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Position: Full-Time

Mishawaka, IN
Mishawaka, Indiana