Dietician

Sisters Of Providence Health System Philadelphia , PA 19107

Posted 3 months ago

Department:

PC606_82501 Dietary-Field

Expected Weekly Hours:
24

Shift:

Position Purpose:

  • Job Posting Title
  • Dietician

Mercy LIFE West Philadelphia, a member of Trinity Health PACE, has an immediate need for a Part-Time RD,LDN Dietician (24 hours per week) for its location in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) model is centered on the belief that it is better for the well-being of seniors with chronic care needs and their families to be served in the community whenever possible.

PACE serves individuals who are age 55 or older, certified by their state to need nursing home care, able to live safely in the community at the time of enrollment and live in a PACE service area. While all PACE participants must be certified to need nursing home care to enroll in PACE, only about 7 percent of PACE participants nationally reside in a nursing home.

If a PACE enrollee needs nursing home care, the PACE program pays for it and continues to coordinate the enrollee's care. We encourage fellowship and independence while serving seniors and their families with dignity and respect. Delivering all needed medical and supportive services, PACE is able to provide the entire continuum of care and services to seniors with chronic needs while maintaining their independence in their home for as long as possible.

The primary purpose:

The primary purpose of your job position is to display comprehensive knowledge of clinical nutrition and therapeutic

diets; complete participant nutritional assessments and reassessments as needed; obtain participant food preferences

and adhere to dietary modifications; determine adequacy of current diet and supplements when necessary; conduct

meal rounds and sanitation inspections; as well as providing nutritional education to participants, caregivers, and staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1.Bachelor's degree in food and nutrition, dietetics or a related field. Minimum one (1) year of documented experience

working with frail or elderly population.
2.Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of clinical nutrition and therapeutic diets.
3.State of North Carolina

  • Must have Employee Medical Statement that meets the requirements of the Standards

completed prior to beginning employment, signed within previous 12 months by an MD, NP or PA, indicating that

the employee has no illness or health condition that would pose a risk to others and can perform the duties assigned

in the job.
4.Must be action-oriented, have business acumen, manage conflict well, be customer focused, have high decision

quality, flexibility to adapt to ongoing change and have organizational agility. Ability to work with minimal

supervision and exercise independent judgment.
5.Possess interpersonal skills to drive collaboration, commitment and productivity when working with crossfunctional

teams, customers and end users. Must be comfortable functioning in a virtual, collaborative shared

leadership environment.
6.Demonstrates superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills appropriate for audience

comprehension. Well-developed communication skills, both written and oral, that may be used either in an on-site

or virtual environment is required. Able to communicate effectively with individuals and groups representing

diverse perspectives.
7.Comprehensive to expert proficiency with Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.); basic

knowledge and experience with electronic mail and calendaring system. Knowledge of systems necessary,

experience preferred. Ability to type with speed and accuracy. Ability to use other software as required to perform

the essential functions of the job.
8.Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and independent decision making abilities with

the skills to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures

of the organization in line with mission, vision, and philosophy of TH PACE.
9.Excellent organizational skills. Ability to perform multiple duties and functions related to daily operations and

maintain excellent customer service skills. Ability to perform frequent detailed tasks and provide immediate

service with frequent interruptions. Ability to change and be flexible with work priorities. Strong problem solving

skills.
10. Ability to research, analyze and assimilate information from various on-site or virtual sources based on technical

and experience based knowledge. Must exhibit critical thinking skills and possess the ability to prioritize workload.
11. Position may require 10% travel within the Centers geographic region.

Disclaimer: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work assigned

to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and

skills required of the individual in this position. Other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary or

appropriate by management.

Job Description Details:

  • Job Posting Title
  • Dietician

Mercy LIFE West Philadelphia, a member of Trinity Health PACE, has an immediate need for a Part-Time RD,LDN Dietician (24 hours per week) for its location in West Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE) model is centered on the belief that it is better for the well-being of seniors with chronic care needs and their families to be served in the community whenever possible.

PACE serves individuals who are age 55 or older, certified by their state to need nursing home care, able to live safely in the community at the time of enrollment and live in a PACE service area. While all PACE participants must be certified to need nursing home care to enroll in PACE, only about 7 percent of PACE participants nationally reside in a nursing home.

If a PACE enrollee needs nursing home care, the PACE program pays for it and continues to coordinate the enrollee's care. We encourage fellowship and independence while serving seniors and their families with dignity and respect. Delivering all needed medical and supportive services, PACE is able to provide the entire continuum of care and services to seniors with chronic needs while maintaining their independence in their home for as long as possible.

The primary purpose:

The primary purpose of your job position is to display comprehensive knowledge of clinical nutrition and therapeutic

diets; complete participant nutritional assessments and reassessments as needed; obtain participant food preferences

and adhere to dietary modifications; determine adequacy of current diet and supplements when necessary; conduct

meal rounds and sanitation inspections; as well as providing nutritional education to participants, caregivers, and staff.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
1.Bachelor's degree in food and nutrition, dietetics or a related field. Minimum one (1) year of documented experience

working with frail or elderly population.
2.Must possess a comprehensive knowledge of clinical nutrition and therapeutic diets.
3.State of North Carolina

  • Must have Employee Medical Statement that meets the requirements of the Standards

completed prior to beginning employment, signed within previous 12 months by an MD, NP or PA, indicating that

the employee has no illness or health condition that would pose a risk to others and can perform the duties assigned

in the job.
4.Must be action-oriented, have business acumen, manage conflict well, be customer focused, have high decision

quality, flexibility to adapt to ongoing change and have organizational agility. Ability to work with minimal

supervision and exercise independent judgment.
5.Possess interpersonal skills to drive collaboration, commitment and productivity when working with crossfunctional

teams, customers and end users. Must be comfortable functioning in a virtual, collaborative shared

leadership environment.
6.Demonstrates superior written and verbal communication and presentation skills appropriate for audience

comprehension. Well-developed communication skills, both written and oral, that may be used either in an on-site

or virtual environment is required. Able to communicate effectively with individuals and groups representing

diverse perspectives.
7.Comprehensive to expert proficiency with Microsoft product suite (MS Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.); basic

knowledge and experience with electronic mail and calendaring system. Knowledge of systems necessary,

experience preferred. Ability to type with speed and accuracy. Ability to use other software as required to perform

the essential functions of the job.
8.Possesses a high degree of personal accountability, responsibility and independent decision making abilities with

the skills to plan, organize, develop, implement and interpret programs, goals, objectives, policies and procedures

of the organization in line with mission, vision, and philosophy of TH PACE.
9.Excellent organizational skills. Ability to perform multiple duties and functions related to daily operations and

maintain excellent customer service skills. Ability to perform frequent detailed tasks and provide immediate

service with frequent interruptions. Ability to change and be flexible with work priorities. Strong problem solving

skills.
10. Ability to research, analyze and assimilate information from various on-site or virtual sources based on technical

and experience based knowledge. Must exhibit critical thinking skills and possess the ability to prioritize workload.
11. Position may require 10% travel within the Centers geographic region.

Disclaimer: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work assigned

to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and

skills required of the individual in this position. Other duties may be assigned as deemed necessary or

appropriate by management.

Trinity Health's Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health employs about 133,000 colleagues at dozens of hospitals and hundreds of health centers in 22 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Trinity Health's dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.



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