Piedmont Health Services, Inc.
  • PACE Pittsboro - PACE Pittsboro Nutrition
  • Full Time

Registered Dietitian

SeniorCare-PACE Program-Pittsboro

JOB SUMMARY: The primary responsibility of the Dietitian is to provide nutrition care and education to Piedmont Health SeniorCare participants and provide oversight of dietary services. Evaluate the participants nutritional status, develop and implement nutritional care plans, assess nutrient requirements, recommend nutritional prescriptions, evaluate participant tolerance and effectiveness of nutritional care and communicate nutritional data and information to the physicians and other health professionals.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 
Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution approved by the ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) with a major in nutrition. Master's Degree preferred. 1 year experience working with the frail elderly. Clinical dietetics experience preferred.
  • Ability to teach; analytical thinking
  • Ability to provide care to geriatric participants; knowledge of clinical dietetics
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
Type of Employees Supervised: None.
Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RND) or Registered Dietician (RD). Valid NC driver's license.
Immunizations:  Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up-to-date prior to beginning employment.
 
PATIENT POPULATION SERVED:
Adult Geriatric
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORKING CONDITIONS: 
Requires frequent sitting for long periods, operation of standard office machines and computer.  May require lifting of up to 25 pounds.  Requires eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity.  Requires the use of office equipment, such as computer terminals, telephones and copiers.  Requires normal vision.  Work is performed in an office environment. Contact with staff and external clients/vendors.  
 

 




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