LOCATION: Middletown, CT, United States

Registered Dietitian

We are currently seeking a Registered Dietitian for a part-time/consulting basis position in the Middletown, CT area. RD would be working in a residential group home and adult day program with individuals with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities (IDD). Eligible candidates must have passed the CDR test, have 6-12 months of experience working in a CADE-accredited practice program, and must be willing to maintain their certification through continuing education.

  • Must have a Bachelor’s Degree from a school accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE)
  • Must have 6-12 months of work experience in a CADE-accredited practice program
  • Must have passed CDR test
  • Must maintain certification through continuing education
  • Completes a comprehensive nutritional assessment on each patient upon admission
  • Counsels patients on principles of well-balanced nutrition in individual sessions and conduct group nutrition discussions
  • Prepares individualized meal plans that consider the needs of the patient including: medical, nutritional, age, cultural, religious and ethical concerns
  • Provides at minimum weekly individual nutritional counseling for patients and family (as needed)
  • Conducts nutrition education groups that are appropriate for adult and adolescent populations
  • Provides updates on the nutritional status of each patient weekly as part of team rounds/meetings and as requested
  • Completes all required documentation and reports in a timely manner, maintaining compliance with the policies and procedures
  • Participates in development and updates of patient cycle menu
  • Manages inventory and food ordering/restocking for weekly food orders
  • Communicates effectively with other departments to provide the high-quality patient care
  • Demonstrates accountability for the proper use of patients protected health information
  • Participates in presentations of scheduled in-services and other appropriate training activities
  • Utilizes supervisory feedback to improve performance
  • Monitors meals and snacks, including eating/modeling normal eating with eating disordered patients
  • Communication with referring and/or outpatient dietitian upon admit to program, during course of treatment as needed, and upon discharge from program
  • Performs Quality Improvement activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned

CATEGORY: Therapy | JOB TYPE: Part-Time |

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