Associates Degree in diet technology with clinical emphasis or a Bachelor's Degree in nutrition or dietetics. Registration with the American Dietetic Association desirable.
One to two years in related dietary capacity in long-term care facility.
Must be 21 years of age.
Must be able to speak, write and understand English. Excellent verbal and written communications skills are necessary.
Must possess a positive attitude toward the elderly.
Must be able to lift 30 pounds regularly. Finger, hand dexterity, visual and aural acuity is necessary. Position requires sitting, standing, stooping, walking, bending, pushing, pulling, stretching, lifting, grasping, and reaching. Must perform job related travel as required.
Develop and make recommendations to implement dietary and food service policies and procedures to meet residents' needs and in compliance with federal, state and local requirements.
Assist the food service supervisor to determine the personnel requirements for the dietary department and to make recommendations for sufficient staff to implement dietary and food service policies and procedures.
Develop a monitoring system for the dietary and food service department and make all recommendations for implementation to assure compiance with federal, state and local requirements.
Develop menus to meet residents' dietary needs.
Assist the food service supervisor to assess residents' dietary needs and develop appropriate dietary plans in compliance with physician's orders.
The purpose of this position is to provide expert advice to facility staff to establish and maintain systems that are effective and efficient to operate the dietary department and provide food service to residents in a cost-effective, efficient manner to safely meet residents' needs in compliance with federal, state and local requirements.