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Dietitian – Full-time

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A Dietitian, creates nutrition plans to improve the health and physical conditions of patients. Their main duties include analyzing patients’ health status, goals and dietary restrictions, tracking clients’ dietary intake and progress and educating patients on how to maintain a balanced diet.

They must ensure that proper courtesy is established when serving in-house patients. Knowing who that exact patient is and who’s to receive a menu-listed meal is crucial knowledge. The Dietitian is responsible for:

  • Coming up with a core meal plan for general patients, for special requests or for critical needs
  • Acting in the role of counselor and thus sustaining patient morale
  • Maintaining documentation from aides and management as a daily routine
  • Keeping track of what has or hasn’t worked for a patient, which is crucial to providing proper meals later on
  • Ensuring the cleanliness of a workspace and proper use of utensils during food preparation
  • In-home patient training
Qualifications:
– Home therapy experience Highly preferred
– Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, health, or a related field
– State licenses or additional certifications may be required