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Registered Diet Tech (RDT)

Company: Centers Health Care
Location: Gloversville
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Registered Diet Tech - Full-Time

Fulton Center is actively seeking a Registered Diet Tech to work Full-Time for our Skilled Nursing Facility located in Gloversville, NY. The ideal candidate will have a degree in Dietetics or Nutrition, and have prior supervisory experience in a healthcare setting.

DUTIES:
Assess / Monitor the Residents' nutritional status, provide recommendations to medical staff, and develop adequate care plans
Evaluate special needs of Residents regarding nutrition support, skin breakdown, and significant weight issues
Coordinate procurement of nutrition support supplies and oral supplements with outside vendors as well as involved department heads
Monitor Resident meal service to ensure diet modifications are followed
Educate residents, families, and staff in concepts of nutrition & diet modification
Routinely evaluate Dietary Care plans for effectiveness to ensure high quality of care
Meet weekly with the interdisciplinary team to review and adjust residents' plan of care
Work closely with Speech-Language Pathologist to ensure appropriate mechanically altered diets are provided for residents with dysphagia
Reviewing all menu changes to ensure they follow the facility's policies/procedures & State/Federal guidelines
Update diet order and menu changes in computer menu software on a daily basis
Supervising & working closely with the dietary team to provide excellent Resident care
Conduct audits of areas relevant to providing quality nutrition care on a routine basis
Ensure the facility is in compliance with regulations and policies on weight monitoring
Communicate with the interdisciplinary team on a daily basis to provide quality care to Residents

REQUIREMENTS:
Must be a registered Diet Tech
Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics
Supervisory experience in healthcare settings
Exceptional interpersonal & leadership skills
Knowledge of applicable state and federal guidelines
Computer literacy and proficiency with EMR software and computer-based menu systems

LOCATION:

Gloversville, NY

ABOUT US:

Fulton Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare is a 176-bed rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility located near Albany and Syracuse, New York. Our size enables a warm, nurturing environment, which allows each resident to maintain his or her individuality. Our staff is committed to ensuring the highest quality of life of all our residents, by maintaining each resident's dignity and independence. At the Fulton Center, we offer a friendly working environment, competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, professional growth & stability, innovative training programs, and more. Fulton Center is a proud member of the Centers Health Care Consortium . FC11

Centers Health Care is a fully integrated post-acute care continuum offering rehabilitation and skilled nursing services in more than 45 locations covering four states. In addition, we provide special services including in-center and home dialysis, ventilator care, and care for those with Alzheimer's. The Centers Health Care family offers Skilled Nursing, Urgent Care, Managed Care, Renal Dialysis Services, Clinical Laboratory Services, Adult Day Health Care, and Assisted Living services, as well as every level of Home Care. Centers is well known for our commitment to our employees, offering outstanding ongoing training and development, career advancement opportunities, competitive pay rates, generous compensation packages and more.

Equal Opportunity Employer -M/F/D/V

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Keywords: Centers Health Care, Albany , Registered Diet Tech (RDT), Other , Gloversville, New York

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