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Registered Dietitian

Company: Wesley Village (United Methodist Homes)
Location: Pittston
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:
Wesley Village is currently hiring a Registered Dietitian for a Full-Time opportunity. - -United Methodist Homes -is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.

Responsibilities:
What will I do?Creates resident specific menus and verifies nutritional aspects of the resident specific menusAssists with current nutritional software programParticipates in nutritional assessments, resident care conferences, MDS processAssists in the planning of menusAttends meetings including but not limited to daily rounds, continuous quality improvement, food committees Participates in meal rounds and tray assessmentsParticipates in weekly skin rounds and chartingAssesses laboratory values, medication changes, changes in status of a resident, weight changes and intake changes as neededParticipates in care planning, documentation, education as stated in the Federal and/or State regulations for each level of care on the campusSupervisory ResponsibilitiesDiet Technicians/Dietitian's Assistants

Qualifications:
What do I need for this role?Holds a Bachelor's or higher degree granted by a regionally accredited college or university in the United States (or an equivalent foreign degree) with completion of the academic requirements of a program in nutrition or dietetics accredited by an appropriate national accreditation organization recognized for this -purpose.Has completed at least 900 hours of supervised dietetics practice under the supervision of a registered dietitian or nutrition professional.Is licensed or certified as a dietitian or nutrition professional by PA State. In a state that does not provide for licensure or certification, the individual will -be deemed to have -met this -requirement if he or she is recognized as a ''registered dietitian'' by the Commission on Dietetic Registration or its successor organization.**Vaccination is a vital tool to reduce the presence and severity of COVID-19 cases in the workplace, in communities, and in the nation as a whole. United Methodist Homes has adopted this policy on mandatory vaccination to safeguard the health of our employees from the hazard of COVID-19.This policy complies with OSHA's Emergency Temporary Standard on Vaccination and Testing (29 CFR 1910.501). This Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy applies to all employees of United Methodist Homes. All employees covered by this policy are required to be fully vaccinated as a term and condition of employment at United Methodist Homes. Employees are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after completing primary vaccination with a COVID-19 vaccine, with, if applicable, at least the minimum recommended interval between doses. All employees are required to report their vaccination status and to provide proof of vaccination. Employees must provide truthful and accurate information about their COVID-19 vaccination status, and, if applicable, their testing results. Employees not in compliance with this policy will be subject to discipline.** - -What makes Wesley Village and United Methodist Homes unique? -We are a faith-based nonprofit organization, committed to serving the community since 1958, and adhering to our mission of providing a wide range of senior living services with truly exceptional care and compassion.We have two PA locations in Pittston and Tunkhannock as well as 2 locations in the Binghamton, NY-area - all providing senior care options and opportunities for career growth!We recognize our success depends on committed staff members. We offer a comprehensive, affordable benefit program which includes spousal and family coverage:Competitive pay ratesIncentive compensation programs -Health insurance plan with Wellness program optionsDental and Vision insurance403B retirement plan with a generous employer matchPaid Time OffEmployee Assistance ProgramTuition Forgiveness for RNs and LPNsEmployee referral incentive

Keywords: Wesley Village (United Methodist Homes), Scranton , Registered Dietitian, Healthcare , Pittston, Pennsylvania

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