Full-timeEstimated: $47,000 - $63,000 a year
- Registered Dietitian
- Nursing Home Experience
- Bachelor's Degree
Full Job Description
Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.
Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.
Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide appropriate care to adult and
geriatric patients served by the Food & Nutrition Department. Assumes responsibility for
performing diet instructions including food/drug interactions; completes nutritional assessments
(Nutrition Care Process); calculates nutritional requirements; assess adequacy of nutrition
support and makes recommendations on TF/TPN; participates in community nutrition programs;
functions as a member of the health care team; to provide optimal nutritional care.
Education: B.S./B.A. in Dietetics.
Experience: 1 year minimum experience in the field of Dietetics and Nutrition
1 yr minimum nursing home experience preferred
License: RD credential required within 3 months of hire date and CDN credential is required if covering outpatient services and preferred for all other nutrition services. If the employee is unable to achieve the qualifications in the specific time frame then their employment will be terminated.
Full-Time Day 7.5 hr/day shift; salaried 8:30 am start time