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Anticipated Vacancy August 2018

NYS OPWDD Region I Finger Lakes

Location:  Elmira

Full time position

Duties:

Responsible for the provision of clinical nutrition services to 7 community homes and approximately 75 service recipients.  This position requires excellent communication skills and the ability to organize work independently.  Candidates must possess strong clinical skills in medical nutrition therapy (MNT) including dysphagia, food and liquid consistency modification, enteral feeding, metabolic conditions and nutrition sensitive disease states.  As a Dietitian 2, you will participate as an active member of an interdisciplinary team, providing MNT and consulting with physicians, nurses and other primary care providers to support to individuals served.  May include attending special appointments such as GI, Endocrinology, as clinically indicated in order to coordinate care.  You will provide nutrition assessments, medical diet orders, attend monthly Quality of Life Reviews and case reviews, quarterly departmental meetings, conduct periodic meal observations in assigned residences, plan the preparation of special diets and menus, monitor food safety and sanitation, conduct training and provide education to individuals, families, and direct support professionals regarding basic nutrition, healthy food choices and specialized therapeutic care plans.  Candidate must be willing to drive to multiple work locations and flex schedule to meet the needs of individuals served.  Will assist in teaching New Employee Orientation.  Other tasks as requested. 

Please contact:

Patty Askloff, MS, RDN, CDN

Nutrition Services Administrator 2

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585-241-5861

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