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Minimum Qualifications 1. Must currently be a permanent Dietitian 2, Grade 17.
2. Must be active and reachable on the Civil Service Eligible List for Dietitian 2.
3. Must be currently certified in New York State as a Dietitian or a Nutritionist and must maintain current certification.
4. Currently registered with the American Academy of Nutrition as a Dietitian and must maintain current registration.
Duties Description • Monitor the need of high nutritional risk individuals in their assigned area (i.e., tube feeding, pre-tube feedings, those prone to aspiration pneumonia, multiple chopped/puree consistency diets, as well as individuals with kealoric, electrolyte, nutrient and other metabolic needs, such as diabetes, hypertension, low body weight, etc.).
• Complete an Annual Nutritional Assessment & Nutritional Diagnosis via the nutrional care process (NCP) for each individual based on his/her nutritional care needs.
• Perform semi-annual nutritional review for all IRA & Willowbrook individuals.
• Perform monthly weights, lab reviews, and diet roster update.
• Develop staff training plans for employees on all three shifts in assigned areas based upon individuals' specific nutritional care needs.
• Develop seasonal menus tailored to the individual's needs.
• Conduct weekly meal observtions.
• Train staff on proper food safety and sanitation.
• Provide nutrition care instructions to individuals and their families.
• Conduct annual sanitation inspections of kitchens and food safety update.
• Other duties as assigned appropriate to the title.
Additional Comments APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Submit cover letter and résumé by April 24, 2018 to:
DDSOO 4 – Hudson Valley
Human Resources Department
P.O. Box 470
7 Wilbur Road
Thiells, NY 10984
Phone: 845-947-6000, option 3, option 5
Please reference the above EOA # in all correspondence.
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P.O. Box 470
Notes on ApplyingPOSITION DESCRIPTION:
As a Dietitian 2, you would be a member of an interdisciplinary team and provide Medical Nutrition Therapy which may include consulting with physicians on nutrition support requests; planning and supervising the preparation of special diets and menus; maintaining safe and sanitary conditions; and training or assisting individuals, families and staff to plan specialized and therapeutic nutrition care plans. You may have oversight responsibility in the service of food; assist in the instruction of students or nutrition interns in Medical Nutrition Therapy and food preparation techniques, supervise dietetic interns and technicians; and/or supervise a small food preparation service unit.