DIETICIAN PRN

WILLCARE Buffalo, New York
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February 1, 2023
WILLCARE
Buffalo, New York
Company Overview:
The Dietitian in Home Health assesses, plans, and evaluates nutritional need and care for patients.

Competitive Pay

Paid Time Off

Tuition Reimbursement

Medical, dental, and vision packages

401(k) Match Program

Rapid Career Advancement Opportunities

Great Culture - join our family!

Willcare , a part of LHC Group, is the preferred post-acute care partner for hospitals, physicians and families nationwide. From home health and
hospice care to long-term acute care and community-based services, we deliver high-quality, cost-effective care that empowers
patients to manage their health at home. More than 60 leading hospitals and health systems around the country have partnered
with LHC Group to deliver patient-centered care in the home. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group,
because we are united by a single, shared purpose: It's all about helping people.
Essential Functions:
  • Develops and implements a nutritional plan based on an assessment of nutritional needs. This plan is included in the
    patient's/client's plan of care.
  • Evaluates and reports results of nutritional assessments appropriately.
  • Provides recommendations to the home care personnel team regarding appropriate counseling to individuals and
    families/caregivers in the home, evaluation and instruction on nutrition principles, dietary plans, food selection and economics,
    adapting plans to the individual's lifestyle as indicated and re-evaluations of nutritional care through home follow-up care.
  • Communicates and documents appropriate dietary history and subjective and objective nutrition care data in the clinical
    record, including the discharge summary.
  • Communicates with care coordinator/case manager regarding patient's/client's progress and treatment goals.
  • Maintains confidentiality and safety of patient/client clinical records.
  • Complies with the Organization's policies and procedures.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Provides in-services as requested by the DON.
  • All other duties as assigned.
Education & Experience:

License Requirements

  • Registered by the Commission of Dietetic Registration.

  • Current CPR certification required.

  • Current Driver's License, vehicle insurance, and access to a dependable vehicle or public transportation.

Equal Opportunity Employer - vets, disability.

Must be fully vaccinated or be willing to complete full vaccination by date of hire and proof of vaccination will be required. If permitted by state law, the company will consider requests for religious or medical exemptions.

Company Description:

Our company was founded over 20 years ago on the principle that it s all about helping people, and we live by those words today. It s our mission to provide exceptional care and unparalleled service to patients and families who have placed their trust in us. We grow to fulfill this mission. When you become part of the LHC Group family, you re choosing a career path that will challenge you to grow both personally and professionally.

Every day, all across the country, our LHC Group family is helping people. There are 10,000 of us, standing shoulder to shoulder, helping the patients in our care live, fuller, healthier lives. We do this because helping people is, quite simply, the reason we exist. It s our purpose.


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