To the Administrator: The people in your employ have all made my father’s life better. The commitment and care they have provided to my Father has been exceptional. I do not know how you have accomplished this atmosphere of excellence but I do think you should not stop what are doing. Do not stop. Remain as you are. You are quality. There is no substitute. Quality comes from caring, for your own as much as for others

Oak Knoll Healthcare Center

Per Diem Dietitian

Location: Bradford, MA - Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital

Category: Dietary

Dietitian Per Diem

Primary Responsibilities:
• Responsible for all aspects of patient's nutritional care, which includes formulating nutritional care plans and overseeing their implementation.
• Assure ADA standards for protocols are followed, and make recommendations to appropriate clinical personnel.
• Confer with Medical and Nursing Staff regarding patient’s nutritional status and attend related patient care conferences.
• Responsible for nutritional assessment, services and discharge planning; may refer patient’s family to Outpatient Services, as necessary.
• Assist in developing and implementing the Culinary & Nutritional Department CQI activities.
• Provide nutritional counseling and evaluation services to the Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation Clientele and to the Whittier Home Health Care Agency.
• Responsible for educational sessions regarding diets and eating habits to the Outpatient Cardiac Rehabilitation clientele and Whittier Home Health Care Agency.
• Responsible for overall supervision of Culinary Department clinical personnel; includes orientation, training and evaluating performance.
• Demonstrate geriatric and rehabilitation knowledge and skills to patient care.

• Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutritional Sciences.
• Maintain registration with the American Dietetic Association.
• At least two (2) years of related administrative and clinical experience in a health care facility.
• Geriatric and Rehabilitation experience preferred.
• Knowledge of growth and development across the life span.

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