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Registered Dietitian Per Diem-Home Care

at HealthQuest

Posted: 10/7/2019
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 17187
Keywords: nutrition

Job Description

  • Job LocationUS-NY-Poughkeepsie
    Posted Date4 months ago(6/19/2019 1:39 PM)
    Requisition #
    23832
    Type
    Per Diem
    Primary Shift
    Day
    Hours Per Week
    0.00
  • Overview

    Nuvance Health is a family of award-winning nonprofit hospitals and healthcare professionals in the Hudson Valley and western Connecticut. Nuvance Health combines highly skilled physicians, state-of-the-art facilities and technology, and compassionate caregivers dedicated to providing quality care across a variety of clinical areas, including Cardiovascular, Neurosciences, Oncology, Orthopedics, and Primary Care.

    Nuvance Health has a network of convenient hospital and outpatient locations — Danbury Hospital, New Milford Hospital, Norwalk Hospital and Sharon Hospital in Connecticut, and Northern Dutchess Hospital, Putnam Hospital Center and Vassar Brothers Medical Center in New York — plus multiple primary and specialty care physician practices locations, including The Heart Center, a leading provider of cardiology care, and two urgent care offices. Non-acute care is offered through various affiliates, including the Thompson House for rehabilitation and skilled nursing services, and the Home Care organizations. For more information about Nuvance Health, visit www.nuvancehealth.org.

    Responsibilities

    The Registered Dietitian functions as a member of the home care team with expertise in nutritional counselling, providing services to patients on an intermittent basis in their place of residence. Services are performed in accordance with physician orders and plan of care under the direction and supervision of the Therapy Supervisor.

    Qualifications

    • Graduated from an accredited institution with a major in foods, nutrition, or dietetics, and successful completion of an internship or equivalent experience
    • Successfully completed courses in methods and principles of nutrition counseling.
    • Currently licensed in New York State as a Certified Dietician/Nutritionist (CDN)
    • Two (2) years experience as an RD preferred.

    M-F; Occasional weekends/holidays