Nutritionist Home Care

Department: VNA-Home Care
Operating Unit VNA of Care New England
Location: Warwick, RI
Job ID: 4531
Job Status: Per Diem
Shift: Days
End Date:

Job Summary

Under the supervision of the Senior Therapeutic Manager, the Dietician assesses patient nutritional needs, develops and implements nutrition programs and evaluates and reports the results. Consultation with available family caregivers is required to provide instruction on shopping and food preparation. Coordination with other healthcare professionals will be required, as appropriate, to coordinate medical and nutritional needs. These responsibilities will be carried out in accordance with organization policies/procedures and standards consistent with Federal, State and accreditation regulations.

Requirements

EDUCATION:

Completion of BS or MS in Nutrition or Dietetics and evidence of completion of an accredited program by the ADA is required. Successful completion of the Registration Examination for dieticians is required.

 

EXPERIENCE:

One (1) to three (3) years experience required, plus one (1) year home care preferred.