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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.
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.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics, Nutrition Science or a related field and successful completion of an internship; or equivalent experience.
Certifications, Licenses, and Other Special Requirements
Must 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.
Applies 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 Skills
Has 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
Brookdale is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace.