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Northwell Health Registered Dietitian in Sleepy Hollow, New York

Req Number 108129

Job Description

Responsible for nutritional care of patients in assigned units. Plans, assesses, implements, and evaluates patient nutritional care plan. Assists in menu modifications and other nutritional related functions.

Job Responsibility

  • May mentor and train team members.

  • Interviews patient and/or family for nutritional history, obtains patient food preferences, assesses patients, and documents in patients' medical record.

  • Conducts nutritional assessment, develops and implements patient specific care plans, and assists in recommending nutrition care plans to medical staff for review and consideration.

  • Recommends therapeutic diet modifications and/or supplemental feedings to physicians for patients, and ensures accuracy of diet order received by checking against physician's order.

  • Provides nutritional guidance, education and counseling to patients and their families in accordance with the prescribed diet. Calculates nutrient content of tube feeding and dietary intakes as ordered by physicians.

  • Contributes to changes to patient's menu, including patient food preferences, and the development of standardized recipes, as well as assists in overseeing food service workers in proper food handing and portion control.

  • Prepares, presents, and conducts individual and group education classes, and refers clients to community services, as needed. Participates in and promotes Northwell wellness initiatives.

  • Develops and utilizes effective lines of communication regarding nutrition information within the program and community.

  • Provides in-services to culinary, food service and interdisciplinary teams regarding therapeutic diets and related topics.

  • Participates in Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement related tasks including data collection and executes tasks related to it, as directed.

  • Performs related duties as required. All responsibilities noted here are considered essential functions of the job under the Americans with Disabilities Act. Duties not mentioned here, but considered related are not essential functions.

Job Qualification

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience, required.

  • Current Registered Dietitian Certification with the Commissions on Dietetic Registration, required.

  • Certified Dietitian Nutritionist in New York State (CDN), as needed.

  • Advanced/specialized certifications as needed.

  • 1-3 years of relevant experience, required.

*Additional Salary Detail

The salary range and/or hourly rate listed is a good faith determination of potential base compensation that may be offered to a successful applicant for this position at the time of this job advertisement and may be modified in the future. When determining a team member's base salary and/or rate, several factors may be considered as applicable (e.g., location, specialty, service line, years of relevant experience, education, credentials, negotiated contracts, budget and internal equity).

The salary range for this position is $58,540-$92,650/year

It is Northwell Health’s policy to provide equal employment opportunity and treat all applicants and employees equally regardless of their age, race, creed/religion, color, national origin, immigration status or citizenship status, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, sex/gender, gender identity, gender expression, disability, pregnancy, genetic information or genetic predisposition or carrier status, marital or familial status, partnership status, victim of domestic violence, sexual or other reproductive health decisions, or other characteristics protected by applicable law.