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Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital Westborough

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.

Prerequisites:
• 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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