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Registered Dietitian at Encompass health in Worcester, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

Fairlawn Rehabilitation
Hospital- An affiliate of Encompass Health

Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital in Worcester, MA is a 110 bed inpatient
rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation
services designed to return patients to leading active and independent lives.

The Dietitian
plans therapeutic diets and confers with patients, doctors, nursing staff and
patient family members concerning these diets.

The position
monitors Nutrition Services provided to patients to ensure that standards of
care are met in accordance with all associated regulatory agencies and the
administrative policies of the hospital.

The Dietitian
instructs patients in diets for home use prior to discharge and as outpatients.

The Dietitian
monitors past and present nutritional status and makes recommendations to the
health care team based on available data. To ensure the accuracy of food
production as related to modified diets, the Dietitian acts in a supervisory
capacity, as needed and performs other project assignments.

Job Code: 100073

License
or Certification:

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Registered
by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association

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Must
be licensed as a Registered Dietitian as applicable per state requirements

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Member
of the American Dietetic Association preferred Total Education, Vocational

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Training
and Experience:

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Bachelor
Science or advanced degree preferred from an accredited institution, with a
major in Food & Nutrition.

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One
year experience in Clinical Dietetics preferred.

Machines,
Equipment Used:

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General
office equipment such as telephone, copy machine, fax machine, calculator,
computer.

Physical
Requirements:

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Good
visual acuity and ability to communicate.

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Ability
to lift a minimum of 30 pounds and ability push/pull a minimum of 50 pounds,
which includes the lifting, pushing and/or pulling of medical supplies and
equipment and the transferring and repositioning of patients. Reasonable
assistance may be requested when lifting, pushing, and/or pulling are undertaken
which exceeds these minimum requirements.

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Ability
to withstand prolonged standing and walking.

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Ability
to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care
functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment.

Compliance:

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Adheres
to the company's Standards of Business Conduct.

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Maintains
current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable.

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Skills
and Abilities:

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Ability
to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively.

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Ability
to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a
detail-oriented manner.

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Ability
to work independently without supervision.

Environmental
Conditions:

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Indoor,
temperature controlled, smoke-free environment.

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May
be exposed to hot, cold temperature extremes, noise, wet, slippery, hot
surfaces, sharp objects, live steam.

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May
be exposed to hazardous cleaning chemicals.

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May
be exposure to high and low temperature extremes and exposed to extremely hot
kitchen equipment.

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OSHA
Classification II

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Dietitian
position tasks normally do not involve exposure to blood, body fluids or
tissues, but may require performing unplanned Category I tasks, which might
have a potential for mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids,
tissues or potential splashes. Exposure or potential exposure may be required
as a condition of employment.

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Exposure
or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required.

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Handicapped
accessibility.

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May
work under stressful circumstances at times.

Proficiency
or Productivity Standards:

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Meets
established attendance standards.

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Adheres
to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge.

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May
be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if
needed to meet deadlines.

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May
be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled
days/shifts.

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Will
be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before,
during or after a disaster.

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May
be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until
relief arrives.

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May
be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Address: 189 May Street, Worcester 01602
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time
Job ID: 2024886
Contact Name - External: Camiel Campbell
Contact Email - External: Camiel.Campbell@encompasshealth.com