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Registered Dietitian/Certified Dietary Manager (Lake Charles Care Center)

Lake Charles, LA

Job Description

Lake Charles Care Center, a 176-bed skilled nursing facility, is seeking a full-time Registered Dietitian / Certified Dietary Manager (CDM). The ideal candidate will demonstrate the ability to work in a fast paced environment and oversee the food service operations of the facility. Experience in long term care or inpatient setting preferred.

Applicants must be certified as a dietary manager or registered dietitian, or able to obtain certification in a one-year period after hire.

Dietary Manager Job Responsibilities

  • Implement dietary and food service policies and procedures to meet residents’ needs and in compliance with federal, state and local requirements
  • Manage a team of dietary staff
  • Understands the dietary needs of older adults and participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team in the care planning process
  • Supervise preparation of menus to meet residents’ dietary needs
  • Work with facility team to assess residents’ dietary needs and develop appropriate dietary plans in compliance with physicians’ orders
  • Maintain food and labor costs within the dietary budget
  • Purchase/requisition food and supplies
  • Supervise the entire operation of the dietary department

Dietary Job Requirements

  • Experience in health care food service, preferably in long term care
  • Knowledge of therapeutic diets and sanitation regulations.
  • Certification as a Dietary Manager or Registered Dietitian completed, or possess the ability to complete within a 12-month period after hire.
  • Knowledge of Long Term Care Federal and State regulations and survey procedures a plus

Competitive Salary and Benefit Package. Please forward resume.

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