RN / Home Healthcare Nursing Job in Riverhead, New York / Home Health Care
Company: Kindred at Home
Posted on: May 11, 2022
I believe that better care begins at home. Compassionate care,
uncompromising service and clinical excellence thats what our
patients have come to expect from our clinicians. Kindred at Home,
a division of Kindred Healthcare Inc., is the nations leading
provider of comprehensive home health, hospice, and non-medical
home care services.
Kindred at Home, and its affiliates, including Gentiva, delivers
compassionate, high-quality care to patients and clients in their
homes or places of residence, including non-medical personal
assistance, skilled nursing and rehabilitation and hospice and
palliative care. Our caregivers focus on each unique patient to
deliver the appropriate care and emotional support to our patients
and their families.
As a Home Health Dietician, you will:
Interview patients and assess/evaluate their nutritional
Determine patients' dietary needs and advise patients' physicians
and/or nursing personnel of needs.
Confer with patients' physicians to establish dietary treatments
Prepare and calculate therapeutic diets to meet the specific
requirements of patients.
Provide guidance, assistance, and/or explanations to patients and
family members to help them understand, accept, and follow dietary
modifications ordered by the physician. Instruct patients and
family members on dietary restrictions and drug/nutrient
interactions as appropriate.
Observe patients' responses to dietary treatment, note changes in
their condition, and advise physicians, Nurse Supervisors and/or
Clinical Coordinators. Revise nutritional plan as appropriate based
on patients' condition and physicians orders.
Participate in case conferences, and act as a resource to other
health team members as requested.
Maintain and submit paperwork/documentation as required by the
Company and/or facility.
Ensure the confidentiality of patients' files and
Degree in Nutrition or the equivalent
Minimum of six months related experience
Current Registered Dietician licensure/certification as necessary
in the state(s) of practice
Good organization and communication skills
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