Piedmont Health Services, Inc.
  • Float - Float WIC/Nutrition
  • Full Time

**Attention: Piedmont Health Services (PHS) is committed to protecting the health and well-being of our patients, employees and others we serve. As a condition to begin employment, all new hires at PHS are required to submit proof of a completed a COVID-19 vaccine series (first and second dose of Moderna or Pfizer; or single dose of Johnson and Johnson) prior to their employment start date, unless approved for a medical and/or religious exemption.

 

Please review the PHS policy and process for applying to be considered for a medical and/or religious exemption here:   https://www.phsbenefits.org/employee-forms/ 

DIETITIAN

Float Between our Pittsboro SeniorCare & Burlington SeniorCare Sites

Piedmont Health SeniorCare is a Program of All-inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE)

Full-Time, Benefit-Eligible

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 physician's and other health professionals.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution approved by the ACENT (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) with a major in nutrition. Master's Degree preferred. One year of experience with the frail or elderly 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 Dietitian (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

Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone.

Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly to medical providers, patients and multiple personnel in person and over the telephone.

Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens. Must meet certification by colorblind standards.

Other: Will be working with potentially hazardous chemicals, exposure to patient body fluids. Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted. Requires frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some heavy lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift. Requires exposure to communicable diseases and/or bodily fluids. Must be able to drive between SeniorCare locations - travel stipend included. 

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