Sodexo Senior Living is seeking a fulltime Registered Dietitian for ManorCare Laureldale. This 185 bed Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Facility_ is located in Laureldale, Pennsylvania; just 5 minutes North of Reading PA and about 30 miles Southwest of Allentown, PA.
Reporting to the Food Service General Manager this Registered Dietitian will:
- Be a Licensed and Registered Dietitian with experience in sub-acute and long term care.
- Provide nutritional care to the patients and residents.
- Meet DOH/state/federal and company standards.
- Represent the Food & Nutrition Department as the primary liaison with the medical and nursing staff.
- Work closely with kitchen personnel and management within daily operations.
- Have experience with electronic charting and the NCP.
- Possess strong leadership and communication skills, both verbal and written.
- Have a passion for driving and improving the resident experience for the Seniors we serve.
Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services
-Directs nutrition care of special needs population to ensure nutrition needs and customer satisfaction levels are met.
-Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction to ensure account retention.
-Manages, promotes, and educates others on food and nutrition programs according to Sodexo standards and policy.
-Collaborates and communicates with culinary and clinical departments on established processes, special diets, and menu requests and probes potential problems and apprises manager of status on resolution of problems or issues, using appropriate Sodexo resource when necessary.
-Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. Health Dept., HIPAA/Privacy Act, Joint Commission, quality assurance, safety, operations, and personnel) by keep abreast of the most recent nutrition-related trends, research, policy, certifications, and standards of practice.
-Establishes operating standards, implements quality improvements and communicates them to other departments..