Heritage Christian Services

Registered Dietitian

Job Locations US-NY-Amherst and surrounding areas
Job ID
2022-5233
Category
Clinical

Overview

The Dietitian has the primary responsibility of supporting individuals with their nutritional needs.  To support and promote the mission, vision and values of Heritage Christian Services, Inc.

Responsibilities

  1. Assess nutritional needs, develop and implement nutrition programs when needed, and evaluate and report the results.
  2. Confer with registered nurses in order to coordinate medical and nutritional needs.
  3. Provide tools for individuals and direct support staff on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
  4. To complete necessary documentation including assessments and progress notes as needed by referral from RN, ML, or physician.
  5. To maintain communication with individual’s guardians, RN, staff, Residential Management and Director of Health Management and Research  (DOHMR)
  6. To collaborate with team members and follow up on recommendations agreed to by dieticians. .
  7. To provide tools and/or in-servicing for staff  in the areas of nutrition, diabetes, and safety and sanitation.  
  8. Attend meetings as deemed necessary, as well as discipline specific meetings (i.e. ISP’s, case studies, person specific meetings).
  9. To participate in agency functions and various community meetings as requested..
  10. May provide supervision and education services to local college dietitian students as approved by DOHMR

Qualifications

  • Must have a B.S. level degree in Nutrition or higher and a New York State license.
  • Prior experience with developmental disabilities is preferable.
  • Valid driver’s license that is in compliance with Heritage Christian Services’ motor vehicle record standards, and reliable transportation to and from work.

 

Pay range for this position is $61000 - $64000 / year.

 

Our Commitment to Equity and Justice

 

We believe that people are entitled to dignity, respect, equity and justice. We champion a society that removes barriers. We reject racism and discrimination of any kind. We protest systemic and political inequities that marginalize people, recognizing that there is a history of structural racism in the United States. We will continue to learn and change to achieve justice. We know that strength comes from unity.

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