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Dietician

Company: Sunrise Senior Living
Location: Arlington
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

"It makes me feel good knowing that we make the residents’ lives better. We laugh with them, cry with them, sing and dance with them – we brighten their day. Working here is an unbelievable privilege and it will be something I carry with me for the rest of my life!"

- Sunrise Team Member
 
At Sunrise, our Dietitian is responsible for implementing and maintaining programs and systems of nutritional care for the community residents. The Dietitian supports and provides services and programs for the skilled nursing center and the dietary department.

Responsibilities
 
Responsibilities:
- Weight management programs
- Assesses and monitors resident's nutritional status
- Provides recommendations for nutrition intake and instructs individuals about food selection
- Preparation and principles of good nutrition
 

 

Qualifications:
- Registered Dietitian with the American Dietetic Association
- Maintains current licensure as a Dietitian per state requirements
- Bachelors degree from an approved program in Dietetics or Nutrition
- Experience in heath care food service management and nutrition to include familiarity with a variety of foods and preparation techniques
- Proficient in utilizing nursing and administrative dietetics
- Ability to collect information and offer suggestions for reasonable plan of care
- Ability to handle multiple priorities
- Possess written and verbal skills for effective communication and the ability to facilitate small group presentations
- Ability to work independently to complete assessments and care plans timely
- Competent in organizational, time management skills
- Demonstrates good judgment, problem solving and decision making skills
- Proficiency in computer skills, Microsoft Office (Windows, Outlook, Excel) with the ability to learn new applications

 

Sunrise considers the health and safety of its residents, family members, and team members as its highest priorities.  All offers of employment with Sunrise are conditioned on completing and passing a background and drug test, participating in mandatory vaccine programs (e.g., Covid-19, Flu), participating in testing requirements (e.g. Covid-19, TB) and using designated PPE when required. 

 

Sunrise Senior Living offers a comprehensive benefits plan to eligible team members including health, dental, vision, retirement benefits, short-term disability, long-term disability, and paid time off. Team members may also be eligible to receive a bonus based on their position. Some leadership roles are eligible to receive annual bonuses. All team members have the potential to receive spot bonuses and other incentive awards.  


Qualifications
Sunrise Senior Living has championed quality of life in senior care for more than 30 years. We believe team members are our greatest resource and are looking for people who share our commitment to provide quality care for seniors and their families.
 
At Sunrise, you will…

Make a Difference Every Day
We deliver high-quality care with a personal touch and encourage our residents to enjoy life to the fullest.
 

 

Be Part of a Uniquely Supportive Community
We care for residents and each other, and offer programs, rewards, and benefits to help you live your best.
 

 

Ignite Your Potential
You have the opportunity to grow both personally and professionally, and achieve your career goals.

Keywords: Sunrise Senior Living, Arlington , Dietician, Other , Arlington, Virginia

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