Registered Dietician - PACE Greenacres in West Palm Beach, FL at MorseLife Health System

Date Posted: 10/30/2019

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Passion. Purpose. PACE. Greenacres, FL

Express Your Inner Greatness at MorseLife. Be part of our PACE (Program of All Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Program with sites in West Palm Beach, Greenacres and Delray Beach.  PACE is a managed care plan for seniors age 55 and older who are nursing home-eligible, but prefer to remain at home with healthcare and related services. 

As part of our PACE team, you will help seniors age in place, in their own homes, by providing community-based health and wellness services. Join us now to improve life for patients and families who depend on us to be great at what we do. 

Teamwork. Passion. Impact. Leadership. Quality. Customer Focus. These are more than just our guiding attributes. They’re the values shared by each member of our team – and the principles behind our success as a 5-Star, Gold Seal, nationally recognized senior care provider. If these traits resemble you as a whole, you may be an excellent match for our most current opportunity:

Registered Dietician

In this role, you will work in our state of the art facility with focus on patient centered care that caters to Short Term Rehabilitation.

How to make an impact:

  • Perform nutritional assessments upon enrollment and re-assess annually, if a significant changes in clinical status is noted, and as needed. Maintain food preferences and tray tickets for designated participants.  Record periodic nutritional care data in the medical record. Review and adjust therapeutic diets to reflect any changes in the daily menu and suggest the use of supplemental feedings when necessary. Provide diet instruction to participants and/or family members on prescribed diets

 

  • Assist in providing direction for meal service; educate and monitor staff to ensure policies and procedures that will enforce safe food handling practices are being followed.

 

  • Coordinates both inter and intra-departmental professional activities to provide optimum nutritional care for the participants and serve as consultant to clinical staff on matters pertaining to dietetics and nutrition. Attend and participate in Interdisciplanary Team (IDT) Meetings as designated.

 

  • Assist in development and delivery of departmental and facility-wide educational programs 

 

  • Ensure that all clinical issues meet and/or exceed Federal, State and County regulations.

 

  • Maintain rapport with participants, visitors, and family members and provide feedback on the overall PACE participant attitude about food service.

 

  • Provide Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) to participants as needed.

 

  • Serves as dietitian liaison for PACE cases that are transitioned to other MorseLife entities

 

Job Requirements

To qualify you must have the following:

  • B.S. in Nutrition . Must have one year experience working with the frail and/or elderly. Able to teach, think analytically and relate to geriatric patients. Knowledge of nutrition care process and federal, state and local standards and regulations.

 

  • Must be licensed to practice nutrition in the state of Florida and Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.n

MorseLife is ideal for professionals looking to express their own Inner Greatness. Has your Inner Greatness yet to be noticed? Come join our team and we’ll help you make an impact and surpass even your own expectations!

Apply Now!

MorseLife is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Work Place.

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