Shaker Place Rehabilitation & Nursing Center
  • Albany, NY, USA
  • 32.13-35.55 per hour
  • Full Time Days

NYS Pension & Retirement Plan | Tuition Reimbursement | On-Site Day Care - Opening Soon!


Full Time | Day Shift: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

NYS Pension & Retirement Plan | Tuition Reimbursement | On-Site Day Care - Opening Soon!

** Pay range of $32.13 to $35.55/hour**

Shaker Place Rehabilitation & Nursing is a 5-Star Quality Rated Senior Care Community conveniently located in Albany County, NY.

The Dietitian has responsibility for planning and overseeing dietary aspects of the food delivery system in a health care facility, nutritional programs for the elderly and for related health programs. In addition, this position involves assessment of nutritional needs of a client population that are residents in a health facility, a community seniors' program or for individuals and families who are clients of the Health Department. These employees are responsible for planning the provision of foods and drink appropriate for the individual's physical and medical needs. Provide nutrition education and counseling to adequately meet their regular and therapeutic needs.

Dietician Requirements:

  • Must be a New York State registered Dietitian or Dietitian-Nutritionist and an American Dietetic Association (ADA) Registered Dietitian.
  • Graduation from a regionally accredited or New York State registered college or university with at least a bachelor's degree in dietetics or nutrition.
  • Three years' experience in a long-term health care environment, preferred.
  • Experience with performing clinical assessments on residents, meeting with Care Plan Team, performing input on MDS.

Responsibilities of a Dietician:

  • Assesses nutritional needs of residents/clients by comparing dietary intake against standards for nutrition of normal individuals.
  • Assesses nutritional needs of "Seniors" and the elderly and prepares a dietary plan for programs such as "Wheel on Meals" and congregate dining facilities for the elderly.
  • Assesses and provides for the nutrient need of residents/clients as affected by medical regimens, drug therapy, physical limitations, etc.
  • Develops dietary plan for providing nutritional care to residents.
  • Confers with food service personnel, physicians, and nurses relative to the nutritional plan for residents/clients.
  • Implements a monitoring system to determine need for adjusting patient's nutritional care plan.
  • Counsels' residents/clients and their families regarding therapeutic diets and normal nutrition.
  • Provides direction and guidance to the food service component of the dietetic service so that foods served are satisfying to the residents and the preparation and service methods retain nutrients and inhibit the growth of micro-organisms.
  • Works with facility personnel to ensure that assistance is afforded to residents needing help with eating.

Each day and every interaction are an opportunity to further Our Mission of providing the highest quality of care and demonstrate respect, dignity, and compassion to not only our Residents but also our Staff.

Exceptional Benefits you won't find elsewhere:

  • Experience Based Pay & Shift Differentials
  • New York State Pension & Retirement Plan
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • On Site Day Care - opening soon!
  • Health Insurance Options: Low cost or No cost Health, Dental, Vision, Prescriptions for you & your family
  • Generous Paid Time Off includes vacation, personal, holidays.
  • 401K Deferred Compensation: full or part time
  • Monthly Bus Pass: Discounted rate of only $9
  • So much more including Life Insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, 529 College Savings Plan and more!

About Shaker Place Rehabilitation & Nursing:

  • Beautiful, recently renovated, state-of-the-art facilities with new amenities, advanced equipment, and thoughtful design.
  • We cultivate a supportive, inclusive, respectful, diverse, and welcoming culture committed to providing the highest quality of care to our residents.
  • Our Mission is to provide comprehensive care and exceptional services to the people of Albany County and surrounding areas.
  • For nearly 50 years, we have been committed to enhancing each resident's quality of life and valuing their independence, dignity, and happiness.

Shaker Place Rehabilitation & Nursing Center is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, disability status or any other status protected by laws and regulations.

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