Excelsior Care Group Dietitian in Staten Island, New York

Staten Island Care Center's mission is to define excellence with the health care community. We are dedicated to maximizing resident outcomes. We treat residents, their families and each other with respect, dignity and compassion. We work to maintain the highest standards of care and services for our residents.

The primary purpose of your job would be to plan, organize, develop, and direct the overall operations of the Food Services Department in accordance with current federal, state, and local standards guidelines, and regulations, that govern the Facility, and as may be directed by the Administrator, to assure that quality nutritional services are being provided on a daily basis and that the Food Services Department is maintained in a clean, safe, and sanitary manner.

Responsibilities of Dietitian include:

  • Coordinate food service activities with other related departments (i.e., Nursing, Environmental, Activities, Social Services, etc.), as necessary.

  • Interpret the Food Services Department?s policies and procedures to employees, residents, visitors, government agencies, etc., as necessary.

  • Assist in planning regular and special diet menus as prescribed by the attending physician.

  • Assist in developing diet plans for individual residents.

  • Assist the Food Services Director in planning menus, work schedules, etc., as required.

  • Review therapeutic and regular diet plans and menus to assure they comply with the physician?s orders.

  • Review the dietary requirements of each resident admitted to the Facility and assist the attending physician in planning for the resident?s prescribed diet plan.

Requirements for Dietitian

  • Must have, as a minimum, 1 year(s) experience in a supervisory capacity in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other related medical facility.

  • Must possess a current, unencumbered active license to practice as a dietitian in this state.

  • Must be knowledgeable of dietary practices and procedures as well as the laws, regulations and guidelines governing dietary functions in the Facility.

  • Must possess leadership ability and willingness to work harmoniously with and supervise other personnel

  • Must have the ability to plan, organize, develop, implement, and interpret the programs, goals, objectives, policies, procedures, etc., of the Food Services Department.