Job #1349: Healthcare

Lancaster, CA 93534

Posted 1 week ago

Job Description

Job #1349: Healthcare

Job Code:#1349

Title:RD - Registered Dietitian

Job Type:Permanent

Job Location:Lancaster


Job Description:

ABOUT USGlobal Service Resources, Inc., a leading Healthcare staffing company has an opening for Registered Dietitian at our local government client location. JOB DESCRIPTIONUnder the direction/supervision of the Institution?s CEO/CME or designee, the Registered Dietitian shall assist and advise clinical personnel on special nutritional needs within the scope of practice for a Registered Dietitian in the State of California.Plan dietary intervention and strategies; attend interdisciplinary team conferences; monitor and document nutritional needs and goals; may accept or transmit verbal or electronically transmitted orders from physicians consistent with an established protocol to implement medical nutrition therapy; orders medical laboratory tests related to medical nutrition therapy within established protocols; interpret prescription diets; plan regular and special therapeutic diets; establish menus and recipes for use by food production personnel; authorize substitution or modification of diets; plan and conduct training programs for facility staff, clients, patients and others; and adhere to food safety and infection control standards.Conduct and complete within seventy-two (72) hours of physician's order, nutrition assessment by consulting with patient/youth, evaluating their nutritional needs, and provide nutritional counseling, as needed, when referred by a physician. The Temporary/Relief Registered Dietitian shall acknowledge that patient/youth may include diabetics, renal, hypertensive, HIV positive, and acute/chronic illness.Collect information on patient/youth nutritional history.Participate in committees relating to nutrition, food service, bioethics, performance improvement/quality assurance and other issues.Instruct institutional food service employees on the preparation and distribution of medical diets and provide dietary staff with alternative food product suggestions or allowed/acceptable food substitutions as needed.Provide follow-up consultations with patient/youth as needed or as ordered by a physician.Maintain professional working relationship between Food Services, Correctional Healthcare Services staff; and custodial staff.Comply with and practice universal safety precautions.Maintain CDCR's security policy at all times.Maintain a safe work environment at all times.Monitor the clinic dietary service program in the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), Correctional Treatment Center (CTC), and/or Licensed Hospital to ensure compliance with theCalifornia Code of Regulations, Title 22, SNF/CTC Dietary Servicesrequirements and ensures inpatient area dietary menus are current in accordance with regulations, policies and procedures.Prepare written dietary service status reports each month, including assessments, follow-ups completed, and recommendations for dietary policies and procedures.JOB REQUIREMENTSTwelve (12) continuous months of experience within the last three (3) years performing services similar in scope to those defined herein, in a public or private institution. Internship does not count towards the required experience.Possess and maintain while performing services for the CDCR a current and valid registration issued by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in order to perform services in the State of California.Patient/Youth healthcare is of paramount importance.Accuracy in communications is critical to ensure timely, correct care is provided.Must be able to speak, understand oral and written communication and write effectively in the English language.BENEFITSAtGlobal Service Resources Healthcare,we concentrate on building careers and we offer attractive compensation packages.Medical InsuranceVision InsurancePrescription Drug Card CoveragePaid Private Housing or Housing StipendPaid Travel AllowanceMileage Reimbursement401(K) savings plan with employer match (soon to come)Hours BonusReferral Bonus ProgramFree Direct DepositPaid Professional Liability insurancePaid trainingContinuing Education assistance *Benefits available according to company policy.References will be requested if called for an interview.Since the job needs to be filled immediately please email your resume as soon as possible.We will contact you on receipt!Thank you,Global Service Resources, Inc. Keywords: PA, Physician Assistant, clinical review, therapy, procedure, medical standards, illness, investigational treatment, patient, youth

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