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Dietitian

Central Nebraska Veterans' Home
Kearney, NE Full-time
Posted on August 18, 2019

Dietitian

Salary: $19.72 Hourly
Location: Kearney, NE
Job Type: PERM FULL TIME
Department: Nebraska Department of Veterans' Affairs
Job Number: 25707615
 
Description
 
Central Nebraska Veterans Home 4510 E. 56th St., Kearney, NE 68847
8:00 am - 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday 
Examples of Work
 
Organizes and presents in-service training programs for employees involved in food service activities, Analyzes information from laboratory data, medical tests, observations and other sources to complete nutritional assessments. Develops, implements and evaluates a nutrition plan of care based on nutritional assessment an in correlation with other health care plans. Assesses nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to assist in developing facility and individual specialized menus; ensures menus are being followed as written; monitors outcomes and recommends changes/modifications as necessary. Counsels individuals and families in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection and economics and adapting these plans in individual lifestyles. Participates on the interdisciplinary team to exchange information and evaluate treatment needs to formulate plans for the care and treatment of individuals. Assists the Food Service Director with various functions pertaining to the administration and supervision of food service.
 
Qualifications / Requirements

 

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor's degree in foods and nutrition, dietetics, human nutrition, or related area. Licensed as a Medical Nutrition Therapist.

OTHER: Registered Dietitian 

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 

Knowledge of dietetics including nutrition, availability and adaptability of food, food service techniques, current standards, literature, trends and developments in the field of dietetics; sanitary and safety standards; teaching methods. Skill in listening to and understanding information received; communicating to convey information so others will understand; interacting courteously and cooperatively with clients, family members/guardians and staff, documenting information in records. Ability to make independent decisions; develop and modify menus; establish effective working relationships with staff, clients and guardians; counsel individuals or guardians on nutrition;