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Registered Dietitian (RD)

Company: Buffalo Center
Location: Buffalo
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Registered Dietitian (RD)Buffalo Center is actively seeking a Registered Dietitian to work Full-time for our Skilled Nursing Facility in Buffalo, NY. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a pleasant demeanor and a degree in Dietetics or Nutrition!Now Offering a $3,000 Sign-On Bonus!Previous nursing home experience requiredDuties Include:Assess and Monitor the Residents' nutritional status, provide recommendations to medical staff and develop adequate care plansEvaluate special needs of Residents regarding nutrition support, skin breakdown and significant weight issuesCoordinate procurement of nutrition support supplies and oral supplements with outside vendors as well as involved department headsMonitor Resident meal service to ensure diet modifications are followedEducate Residents, families, and staff in concepts of nutrition & diet modificationRoutinely evaluate Dietary Care plans for effectiveness to ensure high quality of careMeet weekly with an interdisciplinary team to review and adjust residents' plan of careWork closely with Speech-Language Pathologist to ensure appropriate mechanically altered diets are provided for residents with dysphagiaReview all menu changes to ensure they follow the facility's policies/procedures & State/Federal guidelinesUpdate diet order and menu changes in computer menu software on a daily basisSupervise & work closely with the dietary team to provide excellent Resident careConduct audits of areas relevant to providing quality nutrition care on a routine basisEnsure the facility is in compliance with regulations and policies on weight monitoringCommunicate with an interdisciplinary team on a daily basis to provide quality care to ResidentsRequirements:Must be a Registered Dietitian!Previous nursing home experienceExceptional interpersonal & leadership skillsKnowledge of applicable state and federal guidelinesComputer literacy and proficiency with EMR software and computer-based menu systemsDLW100Location:Buffalo, NYAbout Us:Buffalo Center is a 200-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located in Buffalo, New York. Our size enables a warm, nurturing environment, which allows each resident to maintain his or her individuality. Our staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life of all our residents, by maintaining each resident's dignity and independence. Buffalo Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care consortium.

Keywords: Buffalo Center, Buffalo , Registered Dietitian (RD), Healthcare , Buffalo, New York

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