Full Time - : 02/28/2019
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Works with PACE IDT to assess and plan for nutritional needs of participants. Develop and maintain participant care plans in conjunction with IDT. Attend scheduled IDT and care plan meetings. Identifies high risk partiipants and plans for teaching and evaluation of dietary patterns. Helps with planning for dietary supplements for high risk participants. Provides nutrition care counseling to participants and or family members or caregivers. Assess and address participant cooking and meal planning skills. Provide direction as needed. Monitors food storage, transport and service in the center to be in compliance with State health guidelines. Coordinates nutrition care quality assessment performance improvement program by developing, implementing, and maintaining quality assessment standards in accordance with Federal, State and or other PACE guidelines. Maintains current written case management nutrition records. Reassesses and updates nutritional records annually. Shares information with IDT on a quarterly basis and as needed. Provides and documents inservice education for staff of PACE program. Recommends and evaluates policies and procedures relating to nutrition care and food services. Assists with writing policies and procedures related to food delivery, supplements, nutritional care, tube feedings, emergency food plans and other nutritional issues as needed. Complete all assigned education. Participate in QAPi activities as assigned. Keeps abreast of current dietary knowledge, especially in the field of geriatrics, by attending professional conferences and inservices. Participates in IDT meetings and staff meetings. Understands and follows Northland PACE program policies and procedures.
Minimum of BS in nutrition, and Registered Dietitian with one year experience with frail or elderly population. Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietitic Association. Must be able to communicate effectively and possess strong interpersonal and organizational skills. Must be able to see, hear, and verbally communicate. Must be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up to date before engaging in direct participant contact.
This is a full time position.