Registered Dietitian Nutritionist-South Bend, Indiana

Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Nutrition Services, Inc. is seeking a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD, RDN) in the South Bend, Indiana area, who demonstrates uncompromised integrity with patients, their families, facility management and workers. We offer flexible schedules, competitive salaries & mileage/travel reimbursement, and other benefits.

Responsibilities

  • Provide clinical nutrition expertise by nutritional assessments and documentation, in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Assess potential nutritional risks, and implement appropriate medical nutritional therapy interventions.
  • Work within an interdisciplinary team to provide patient driven care.
  • Provide nutritional counseling and education for residents and family.
  • Assist in foodservice support, including familiarity with menu planning and diet modifications for nutritional quality indicators.
  • Completion of MDS assessments and patient centered care planning.

Qualifications

  • Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Hold a Certification/License in good standing within the state of practice.
  • Familiarity with current standards of practice.
  • Is knowledgeable of practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations, and guidelines governing functions in the post-acute care facility.
  • Works well independently with a focus on excellent customer service.
  • Has a positive attitude towards patients and their individual goals for their health outcomes.
  • Accurately and timely completes nutrition information of EMR entries and MDS assessments.
  • Has the ability to prioritize appropriately and effectively handle fast pace changes.
  • Professional written and oral communication skills.
  • Experience of at least one year is preferred, although strong, independent, and self-motivated individuals will be considered.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • On the job training
  • No weekends
  • Malpractice insurance coverage
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays