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Diet Technician

Company: Laurel Lakes Rehabilitation And Wellness Center
Location: Chambersburg
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Diet Technician - Full TimeDiet Technician Benefits:Daily Pay! Your pay, when you need it! Get paid daily!Competitive Pay Rates!Comprehensive Benefits Plan and 401kCore Benefits start the first day of the month following date of hire!Enhanced Employee Referral Program - Refer a Full Time RN, LPN, or CNA and Receive a $5000 Referral Bonus!INCREASED PTO to include holidays, vacation and sick time.Commuter Benefit to Assist with the Cost of Fuel!Industry leading orientation and training with on-going management support.Employee recognition through various awards and recognition programsCareer Advancement OpportunitiesContinuous professional trainingA team centered culture that supports our values of S.H.A.R.E. (Service, Honesty, Accountability, Respect, and Excellence)An employer who cares about YOULaurel Lakes Rehabilitation and Wellness Center, Chambersburg, PA 17202Responsible for the nutritional care of the residents/patients in accordance with current applicable federal, state, and local standards, guidelines and regulations, facility established policies and procedures and in coordination with the Nutrition Services Director (NSD) to ensure that quality nutritional care and food service is provided at all times. Laurel Lakes Rehabilitation and Wellness Center is a 186 bed Skilled Nursing facility with a supportive family environment.Diet Technician Requirements:Graduate of two (2) year college with Associate Degree in the dietary field.Must be registered with the American Dietetic Association (ADA).Two (2) years experience as Diet Technician in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related medical facility.Must maintain the care and use of supplies, equipment, the appearance of work areas, and perform regular inspections of food service areas for sanitation, order, safety and proper performance of assigned duties.Must possess the ability to seek out new methods and principles and be willing to incorporate them into existing food practices.Must successfully complete a post offer, pre-employment criminal background check and physical / drug screen.Diet Technician Responsibilities:Maintains records of the patient's/resident's food preferencesEnsures that diet changes and new diet orders as received from nursing service are processed and accurately reflect physician ordersReviews and calculates the estimated nutritional requirements of each patient/resident admitted to the facility. Completes a nutritional assessment upon admission and at least annually thereafter, or as otherwise necessaryPlans therapeutic diet menus as prescribed by the attending physician, including those that are not part of the standardized facility menu. Approves and signs facility menusInvolves the patient/resident assessments, MDS, and CAAs, as necessaryMaintains an adequate liaison with families and patients/residents, as necessary.Visits patients/residents routinely to evaluate the quality of meals served, meal intake, preferences, etc.Assists in the planning, developing, organizing, implementing, evaluating and directing, perform other essential functions and duties as assignedSupports the facilityIs knowledgeable of patient/resident rights and promotes an atmosphere which allows for the privacy, dignity and well-being of all residents in a safe, secure environmentSupports, cooperates with, and implements specific procedures and programsLaurel Lakes Rehabilitation and Wellness Center is an equal opportunity employer and complies with applicable Federal, State and Local civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, and protected veteran status.#PHCMISCby Jobble

Keywords: Laurel Lakes Rehabilitation And Wellness Center, Frederick , Diet Technician, Professions , Chambersburg, Maryland

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