Elmhurst Hospital Center (EHC) is the major tertiary care provider in the borough of Queens. The hospital is comprised of 545 beds and is a Level I Trauma Center, an Emergency Heart Care Station and a 911 Receiving Hospital. It is the premiere health care organization for key areas such as Surgery, Cardiology, Women's Health, Pediatrics, Rehabilitation Medicine, Renal and Mental Health Services.
1.Directs and supervises work of dietitians, dietetic technicians, food service supervisors, cooks and helpers in a unit of a dietetic department. Is responsible for personnel work schedules and performance ratings.
2.Participates in menus planning. Evaluates and adjusts master menus to assure nutritional adequacy of therapeutic diets. Consults with medical staff concerning food service and nutritional needs of clients.
3.Inspects assigned food service for compliance with accepted standards, departmental and/or other regulatory agencies' policies related to food preparation, portion control, tray service, sanitation of work areas, use and care of equipment and supplies.
4.Inspects or supervises the inspection of all foods, supplies, and equipment upon receipt for compliance with specifications.
5.Prepares or assists with the preparation of estimates of food requirements and monthly requisitions, and may monitor expenditures.
6.Develops educational and training program for professional and auxiliary staff.
7.Maintains records and writes reports.
8.Provides nutritional counseling for outpatients.
9.Supervises and participates in the planning for patient's nutritional care and education both in the hospital and the out-patient department.
For appointment to Assignment Level I
1.Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, with a major in Dietetics or Foods and Nutrition in a program approved by the American Dietetic Association (ADA); or,
2.Registration or eligibility for registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) as a Registered Dietitian or New York State Certification as a Dietitian-Nutritionist.
For appointment to Assignment Level II
1.Registration or eligibility for registration by the CDR as a Registered Dietitian or New York State Certification as a Dietitian-Nutritionist.
For appointment to Assignment Levels III and IV
1.Registration by the CDR as a Registered Dietitian or New York State Certification as a Dietitian-Nutritionist.
Special Note for Dietitians assigned to Post-Acute Care (Long-Term Care) facility:
Under the Medicare and Medicaid Programs, Reform of Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities, as outlined in Section 483.60 of Title 42 of the Code of Federal Regulations all newly-hired Dietitians, Levels I-IV assigned to a Post-Acute Care (Long-Term Care) facility, are required to have New York State Certification, issued by the New York State Education Department (NYSED), as a Dietitian-Nutritionist at the time of hire. Dietitians, Levels I-IV hired prior to November 28, 2016, assigned to a Post-Acute Care (Long-Term Care) facility are required to obtain New York State Certification, issued by the NYSED, as a Dietitian-Nutritionist on or before November 28, 2021.
Vacancy Control Board Number
VCB #: ACE-02202020-0013
NYC Health Hospitals