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Hillcrest Commons Extended Care
169 Valentine Rd
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Full Time
Healthcare/Healthcare Professional
Bachelor's Degree

Essential Job Functions:

  • Plan, develop, organize, implement, evaluate, and direct the Dietary Department and its programs and activities.  Coordinate dietary services and activities with other related departments (i.e., Nursing, Housekeeping, Social Services, etc.).  Inspect food storage rooms, utility/janitorial closets, etc., for upkeep and supply control.
  • Review and develop a plan of correction for dietary service deficiencies noted during survey inspections. Assist in planning the dietary services portion of the resident's discharge plan. Participate in facility surveys (inspections) made by authorized government agencies.  Interview residents or family members, as necessary, to obtain diet history.
  • Assist in developing methods for determining quality and quantity of food served.  Assist in planning regular and special diet menus as prescribed by the attending physician.  Assist in developing diet plans for individual residents.
  • Review therapeutic and regular diet plans and menus to assure they are in compliance with the physician's orders.  Ensure that dietary service work areas are maintained in a clean and sanitary manner.
  • Ensure that all food storage rooms, preparation areas, etc., are maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner. Place orders for equipment and supplies as necessary or as may be required.
  • Ensure that stock levels of staple/non-staple food, supplies, equipment, etc., are maintained at adequate levels at all times.
  • Develop a written dietary plan of care that identifies the dietary problems/needs of the resident and goals to be accomplished.
  • Develop and maintain a good rapport with others involved with the care plan to ensure that a team effort is achieved.


  • Bachelor’s degree or higher granted by a regionally accredited college or university with completion of the academic requirements of a program in nutrition or dietetics
  • Must be registered as a Dietitian in this state.
  • Must have, as a minimum, 2 year(s) experience in a hospital, skilled nursing care facility, or other related medical facility.
  • Must have training in cost control, food management, and diet therapy
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
  • Must possess the ability to make independent decisions when circumstances warrant such action.
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, visitors and the general public.
  • Must have patience, tact, cheerful disposition and enthusiasm, as well as to be willing to handle residents, staff and visitors based on whatever maturity level they are currently functioning.


Salary Range 99,000.00-103,000.00

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