Registered Dietitian - PACE
Location: Huntington Park
Posted on: June 8, 2021
Assess the nutritional status and dietary needs of AltaMed
participants and plan for the provision of adequate dietary intake
to achieve his/her optimal level of independent functioning.
Provide necessary consultation and teaching to participants,
families and the Interdisciplinary team. Performs professional work
in the application of Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) to meet
participant's daily nutritional and special dietary needs according
to AltaMed standards. Review Menus and other essential components
in the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) to ensure program
Evaluates participant's nutritional status, utilizing various
lab values and physical assessments, obtaining primary care
provider's orders as required. Assesses participant's food
preferences, methods of preparation and cultural and environmental
factors affecting the participant's dietary intake. Participates in
the development and revision of the participant's plan of care as a
member of the interdisciplinary team (IDT). Develops a plan for the
provision of food and drink appropriate for the participant's
physical and medical needs and environmental conditions. Integrates
the nutrition treatment plan into the overall plan of care
developed by the interdisciplinary team. Performs follow up visits,
one on one and group education for nutrition topics. Educates the
participant's family or other caregivers about the need for and
preparation of therapeutic diets as part of the treatment plan.
Re-evaluates and revises nutritional plans as necessary to ensure
the continued adequacy and appropriateness of the nutritional plan,
obtaining primary care provider's orders as necessary. Reports
participant's treatment response to the team and primary care
provider. Maintains necessary record keeping functions pertaining
to participant' care and submits in a timely manner. Attends
scheduled IDT, Care Coordination meetings, staff and discipline
meetings. Implements and monitors compliance with policies and
procedures, work plan and in accordance with the regulations of
CACFP/USDA and CMS regulations. Keeps nutrition staff informed of
regulation or policy changes. Completes monthly food safety and
sanitation for centers/sites. Completes quarterly CACFP center
monitoring report for centers/sites. Perform all other related
duties as assigned.
Registered Dietitian. Registered by the Academy of Nutrition and
Dietetics required. A minimum of one (1) year professional work
experience in clinical nutrition as Registered Dietitian.
(Preferred) A minimum of one (1) year of experience working with
the frail elderly. Current CPR/BLS certification also required.
Bilingual English/Spanish/Cantonese/Mandarin preferred.
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