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Dietitian - Part Time

Aramark
Edmonton, AB
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Overview

About AramarkAramark (NYSE: ARMK) proudly serves Fortune 500 companies, world champion sports teams, state-of-the-art healthcare providers, the worlds leading educational institutions, iconic destinations and cultural attractions, and numerous municipalities in 19 countries around the world.  Our 270,000 team members deliver experiences that enrich and nourish millions of lives every day through innovative services in food, facilities management and uniforms. We operate our business with social responsibility, focusing on initiatives that support our diverse workforce, advance consumer health and wellness, protect our environment, and strengthen our communities.  Aramark is recognized as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies by FORTUNE, as well as an employer of choice by the Human Rights Campaign and DiversityInc. Learn more at www.aramark.com or connect with us on Facebook and Twitter.

 

Description

As a member of the food services team, the dietitian provides nutrition care to all residents with a focus on health, well being and quality of life. The Clinical Dietitian works independently as well as interacts well with other members of the care team in order to provide quality health care and services. The Clinical Dietitian ensures that all required documentation as it pertains to the residents nutritional status, are complete and accurate.

 

Job Duties:

  • Assesses and develops nutritional care for Residents, focusing on maintaining Residents quality of life and nutritional care in a consultation with the Physician and Interdisciplinary Team. Taking into consideration multicultural and relevant socio, cultural, religious food awareness and requirements.
  • Documents and communicates nutritional care plans to Food Services and Care Service Teams
  • Use knowledge of Therapeutic, and Modified textures diets to support resident safety and nutritional status
  • Completes clinical assessments on Residents within appropriate scope of practice and liases with external resources as needed (again, this is stated above however can be brought out as an independent point)
  • Completes Quarterly and Annual Inter RAI/MDS assessments in compliance with BSF expectations within required time frames
  • Participates in Resident care conferences, ID rounds and acts as a nutritional resource for Residents/Families/Caregivers
  • Maintains a working knowledge of and applies current facility policies and procedures relating to resident centred care
  • Participates in Food Services, facility committees and educational programs.
  • Acts as a resource person to professional staff, both within and outside the facility
  • Collaborates with Food Services Management team to meet departmental and nutritional standards. Participates in development and approval of Cyclical menus.
  • Recommends to the Food Service Manager, programs or services that will improve and/or maintain Resident care and/ore departmental operations and cost effectiveness
  • Must work within the budgetary constraints of the department
  • Ensures effective communication within the facility and the Department of Food Services in regarding to Clinical Issues
  • Monitors, Gathers and Communicates appropriate KPIs to Support Services Manager
  • Participates in and promotes departmental QI initiatives related to resident care and dietetic practice.
  • Maintains knowledge of new trends in clinical dietetics via current literature and attendance at educational sessions to enhance his/her knowledge and clinical skills
  • Maintains contact with Dietetic professional organizations and organizations relating to specific areas of responsibility
  • Interacts with all members of the Food Services Staff in order to meet overall objectives of the Food Services Department
  • Keep update and practice Aramarks & BSF Workplace Safety policy
  • Adhere to guidelines of Protection of Person in Care Act.
  • Practices in accordance with all guidelines set out by the Alberta College of Dietitians

Qualifications

  • 4 year Bachelors Nutrition degree from an accredited university/college
  • Graduate of an accredited Dietetic Internship Program
  • Temporary Registration or Full Registration with a provincial Regulatory Body for Dietitians (College of Dietitians of Alberta)
  • Must have good communication and organizational skills
  • Must have good leadership and time management skills
  • Experience in a Continuing Care facility an asset
  • Experience in dysphagia  management and assessment
  • should be comfortable using Computer, fax, phone, photocopier, Microsoft Office programs (esp. Microsoft Excel)
  • Being Dietitians of Canada or having Food Safety Certificate is an asset.

Please note all candidates considered for hire will be required to successfully pass a criminal background check. Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.

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Posted: 2019-08-02 Expires: 2019-10-07

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