Schedule: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 7:30am-4:00pm (24 hours per week)
Summary of Job Duties: At Community LIFE, our Registered Dietitian is responsible for individual nutrition assessment and care planning in conjunction with the Interdisciplinary Team (IDT), individual and group education and counseling, and oversight of the health and safety aspects of food service provided at the Community LIFE adult day center. This position will supervise dietary staff. The Registered Dietitian must demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to assess, plan care for and provide service to frail elders according to assigned responsibilities and Community LIFE standards.
Required Education: Graduate/Master’s degree ORBachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in nutrition or dietetics
Required Experience: One year of experience as a dietitian/nutritionist working with the frail elderly population either in a hospital or nursing home setting. One year of supervisory experience preferred.
Required Certifications and Licensure: Current Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) registration and PA licensure. Valid PA Driver’s License.
General clinical knowledge plus knowledge of nutritional supplements, diabetes education, and renal diets.
Knowledge of principles of counseling and education.
Sufficient understanding of windows-based computer applications to learn and use the electronic medical record and organize one’s schedule and required reports
Community LIFE is a program of all-inclusive care for the elderly, committed to empowering older adults to remain at home while preserving their dignity, independence and quality of life. Our program brings the region’s experts in geriatric medicine and care together to work as a team in specialized Day Centers, to help older adults enjoy the highest quality of life possible. Our professionals are committed to keeping older adults independent, and in their homes. Our wide range of services are designed to meet the varied needs of seniors, and include medical care, social services, meals, activities, transportation and much more.
Covid Vaccine Statement: Community LIFE continues to comply with CMS mandated COVID-19 vaccination requirements for our staff. Community LIFE strongly supports vaccination and encourages everyone who can get vaccinated to do so to protect themselves, their co-workers, and our patients. All staff must be in compliance with the CMS COVID-19 mandates. Medical or Religious exemptions may be available to those who qualify.