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Food Services Director - Registered Dietitian

Company: Life Care Center of Longmont
Location: Longmont
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Wage scale: up to $62,400 / yearPosition SummaryThe Food Services Director Registered Dietitian plans, organizes, develops, and directs the overall operations of food services to ensure daily provision of quality nutritional services in accordance with all applicable laws, regulations, and Life Care standards.Education, Experience, and Licensure RequirementsMust have a bachelor's degree in dietetics or related program approved by the Academy of Nutrition and DieteticsMust be currently registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and meet licensure or certification per State requirements. Must maintain an active license and registration throughout employment.Two (2) years' experience in post acute care to include nutrition assessment and planning preferredSpecific Job RequirementsMust possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such actionMust be knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post acute care facilityMust have the ability to implement and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the departmentMust perform proficiently in all competency areas including but not limited to: patient rights, and safety and sanitationMaintains professional working relationships with all associates, vendors, etc.Maintains confidentiality of all proprietary and/or confidential informationMust understand and follow company policies including harassment and compliance proceduresDisplays integrity and professionalism by adhering to Life Care'sCode of Conductand completes mandatoryCode of Conductand other appropriate compliance trainingEssential FunctionsMust have the ability to provide oversight and plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the goals, objectives, policies, and procedures of the Food Service departmentMust be able to plan modified diets for patients as requested by physicianMust utilize the accepted standards of practice in the assessment of patientsMust be able to ensure menus are served as writtenMust be able to test cooked food for taste, temperature, and smellMust be able to plan and direct food service staff to prepare and serve high quality food on time and at proper temperature for meals and snacksMust be able to order food, supplies, and equipment for food preparation and service, reviewing all deliveries of food for quality, proper amounts, and pricingMust be able to recruit, select, train, counsel, and supervise food service staffMust be able to consult with patient and family concerning nutrition needs and goalsMust be able to input nutrition information accurately and in a timely manner (e.g., patient charting)Must exhibit excellent customer service and a positive attitude towards patientsMust be able to assist in the evacuation of patientsMust demonstrate dependable, regular attendanceMust be able to concentrate and use reasoning skills and good judgmentMust be able to communicate and function productively on an interdisciplinary teamMust be able to sit, stand, bend, lift, push, pull, stoop, walk, reach, and move intermittently during working hoursMust be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English languageAn Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Life Care Center of Longmont, Longmont , Food Services Director - Registered Dietitian, Other , Longmont, Colorado

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