Clinical Dietician San Jose- Hospice

Brookdale Senior Living Oakland , CA 94604

Posted 2 weeks ago

Overview

Brookdale is seeking a per diem Registered Dietitian for our growing hospice team covering our communities within San Mateo, Santa Clar, Alameda and Contra Costa counties. Schedule is nights, weekends and on call.

If interseted please contact Donna at dwinterhaler1@brookdale.com or 615-339-3621.

Every day is an opportunity for our associates to deeply connect with people in a profound and personal way. Our associates are the core of our mission and we know that offering them genuine rewards and heart filling job satisfaction is the key to our success as a company. Here you'll find opportunities to grow your career at any level whether you have direct contact with resident or support someone who does, and be inspired personally. With over 60,000 associates, there's a place for you to make a difference in lives of the families we serve throughout our continuum of care.

Responsibilities

Plans, organizes, and conducts dietetic education for nursing personnel and other personnel. Functions as a member of the interdisciplinary team with expertise in nutritional care regarding appropriate hospice patients.

Develops and implements a nutritional plan of care which is based on a comprehensive assessment of nutritional needs as part of the patient's total plan of care. Evaluates and reports results appropriately. Works with the referring physician and interdisciplinary group to provide appropriate counseling to individuals and families/caregivers in the home setting. Evaluates and instructs on nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection and economics, and adapting plans to the individual's illness, as indicated. Re-evaluates nutritional care by providing home follow-up care either at the patient's residence or by phone. Communicates appropriate dietary history and nutritional care data through written record systems. Records subjective and objective information, assessment, treatment plan, and current progress notes in the patient's clinical records including a discharge summary. Attends interdisciplinary group meetings. Complies with the organization's policies and procedures. Maintains confidentiality and safety of patient records so that no information is divulged to other than proper users. Actively participates in quality assessment performance improvement teams and activities.

This job description represents an overview of the responsibilities for the above referenced position. It is not intended to represent a comprehensive list of responsibilities. An associate should perform all duties as assigned by his/her supervisor.

Qualifications

Education and ExperienceBachelor's Degree in Dietetics, Nutrition Science or a related field and successful completion of an internship; or equivalent experience.

Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special RequirementsMust be currently licensed by appropriate states as a Registered Dietician. Requires membership and registration in the American Dietetic Association. Must be a licensed driver with an automobile that is insured in accordance with state and/or Organization requirements and is in good working order.

Management/Decision MakingApplies existing guidelines and procedures to make varied decisions within a department. Uses sound judgment and experience to solve moderately complex problems based on precedent, example, reasonableness or a combination of these.

Knowledge and SkillsHas a working knowledge of a skill or discipline that requires basic analytic ability. Has an overall understanding of the work environment and process. Has working knowledge of the organization. Thorough knowledge of principles and practices of nutrition including the nutritional problems of a variety of age, cultural, social and economic groups; principles of program planning, implementation and evaluation. Knowledge of corporate business management, governmental regulations and CHAP standards. Demonstrates good communications and public relations skills. Demonstrates autonomy, organization, assertiveness, and flexibility and cooperation in performing job responsibilities. Understands hospice philosophy.

Physical Demands and Working Conditions

  • Standing

  • Walking

  • Sitting

  • Use hands and fingers to handle or feel

  • Reach with hands and arms

  • Climb or balance

  • Stoop, kneel, crouch crawl

  • Talk or hear

  • Taste or smell

  • Ability to lift: up to 50 pounds

  • Vision

  • Requires interaction with co-workers, residents or vendors

  • Occasional weekend, evening or night work if needed to ensure shift coverage

  • On-Call on an as needed basis

  • Possible exposure to communicable diseases and infections

  • Potential injury from transferring, repositioning, or lifting residents

  • Exposure to latex

  • Possible exposure to blood-borne pathogens

  • Possible exposure to various drugs, chemical, infectious, or biological hazards

  • Requires Travel: Occasionally

Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.


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