Piedmont Health Services, Inc.
  • PACE Burlington - PACE Burlington Nutrition
  • $53,827 - $72,339
  • Salary
  • Full Time

DIETICIAN

PIEDMONT HEALTH SENIORCARE-BURLINGTON

FULL-TIME, BENEFIT ELIGIBLE

About Piedmont Health Services
Piedmont Health Services, Inc. (PHS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in North Carolina. Dedicated to delivering top-tier, accessible, and inclusive primary healthcare, PHS has proudly served for 54 years and remains the largest community health center in central NC. Operating 10 Community Health Centers, two PACE (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) SeniorCare facilities, and 2 Mobile Health Units, PHS extends its services to residents across five counties, including Alamance, Caswell, Chatham, Orange, and Lee.


What's an FQHC?
Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHC) are community-based healthcare providers that receive funds from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Center Program to provide primary care services in under-served areas.

JOB SUMMARY

The primary responsibility of the Dietician is to provide nutrition care and education to Piedmont Health SeniorCare participants and provide oversight of dietary services. Evaluate the participants nutritional status, develop and implement nutritional care plans, assess nutrient requirements, recommend nutritional prescriptions, evaluate participant tolerance and effectiveness of nutritional care and communicate nutritional data and information to the physician's and other health professionals.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution approved by the ACENT (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) with a major in nutrition. Master's Degree preferred. One year of experience with the frail or elderly preferred. Clinical dietetics experience preferred.

  • Ability to teach; analytical thinking
  • Ability to provide care to geriatric participants; knowledge of clinical dietetics
  • Must be able to work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills

Type of Employees Supervised: None.

Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: Registered Dietician Nutritionist (RND) or Registered Dietician (RD). Valid NC driver's license.

Immunizations:  Be medically cleared for communicable diseases and have all immunizations up-to-date prior to beginning employment.

 

PATIENT POPULATION SERVED

Adult, Geriatric population

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/ WORKING CONDITIONS

Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone.

 

Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly to medical providers, patients and multiple personnel in person and over the telephone.

 

Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and computer screens. Must meet certification by colorblind standards.

Other: Will be working with potentially hazardous chemicals, exposure to patient body fluids.

Requires frequent lifting and carrying items weighing up to 40 pounds unassisted.

Requires frequent bending, reaching, and repetitive hand movements, standing, walking, squatting and sitting, with some heavy lifting, pushing and pulling exerted regularly throughout a regular work shift. Requires exposure to communicable diseases and/or bodily fluids.

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