Long-Term Care Dietitian Posted on February 5th, 2024

Registered Dietitian

Job Details

Location: Lebanon, Pennsylvania

Type: Temporary

Starting at $42 per hour
24-32 Hours/week | ASAP – 8 week duration
100-bed LTC facility
Travel/mileage offered, pending location | LTC experience required
Weekdays
Immediate benefits eligibility for qualifying placements
Clinical duties only // New admissions, quarterlies, annuals, care-plan meetings, some TF

Just a short trip from Hershey Park, Lebanon, Pennsylvania is a lovely suburb with lots of local charm and access to loads of adventure. This role is perfect for a dietitian looking for either a part time or full time opportunity. 

Key Duties

  • Assess and document the nutritional needs of each resident in accordance with facility policies and procedures
  • Develop a plan of care that identifies the nutrition problems/needs of the resident and goals to be accomplished for each problem/need identified
  • Represent the nutrition department at interdisciplinary meetings, such as daily standup, wound and weight, QAPI, MDS and care plan meetings
  • Experience with electronic charting and the Nutrition Care Process
  • Works cooperatively with food service staff to ensure conformance to diet order and recommend diet changes as appropriate to improve resident’s nutritional status
  • Understanding of the State and Federal Regulations associated with the industry
  • Thorough knowledge of MDS 3.0 Section K and Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM)
  • Demonstrates accountability for the proper use of patients’ protected health information

Required Licenses/Certifications

  • Current Registered Dietitian credentialed by CDR
  • Pennsylvania state dietitian license is required prior to starting position

If you’re looking for better work-life balance, consider consulting. Our team of recruiters expertly match dietitians to opportunities that best suit their abilities and schedule. Dietitians On Demand is a dietitian-focused staffing company with a national footprint. We understand dietitians are essential members of the healthcare team, and we pay you accordingly. This is a contracted temporary position where you’ll work for Dietitians On Demand at one of our client sites.

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  • Premier pay rates and full benefits package
  • Free continuing education
  • Corporate liability insurance
  • W2 employment status
  • Work-life balance by choosing when and where you work
  • Nutrition Care Manual access
  • Opportunity to earn 401K based on employment duration

Candidates must successfully complete a thorough pre-hire screening process, including but not limited to: phone screen, background check, drug screen, reference and credential check, clinical competency assessment, and tuberculosis screening. Immunization titers and fingerprinting, as needed.

Interested? Apply online or contact Sarah at [email protected].

If this position isn’t a good fit for you but may be for a colleague, refer them! You’ll qualify for a referral bonus: https://dietitiansondemand.com/referrals/ 

Please note that the advertised pay rates are subject to market fluctuations, candidate availability, and individual qualifications. The final compensation offered may vary based on these factors.

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