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Registered Dietitian for Home Health

Company: FeldCare Connects
Location: Hemet
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

This position is for an Independent Contractor to serve the Hemet area specifically.

FeldCare Connects is currently seeking a self-motivated Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant to deliver premier excellence of care and is enthusiastic about working with adults of all ages.

FeldCare Connects provides patients with quality home health care. We connect our partner agencies to the top therapists and use the most innovative software to achieve efficient and effective patient care. We distinguish ourselves from our competitors by consistently providing quality professional therapy services with superior patient outcomes. Our company policy mandates our actions to constantly reflect our goal: to help the patient. We promote ethics and integrity in a way that radiates our mission to our contract therapists and our home health agencies. We provide patients with the most dedicated, passionate, and experienced therapists to fit their needs, including Physical Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, and Registered Dietitians.

The Registered Dietitian in Home Health provides medical nutrition consultation and therapy. They create nutritional programs based on the health needs of patients and counsel them on how to lead a healthier lifestyle. They are responsible for the coordination of all phases of diet therapy including nutrition assessment, nutrition care planning, patient monitoring, and patient and/or caregiver education as requested and assigned. These tasks may be accomplished through consultation or home visits, as assigned.

A Registered Dietitian must:

+ Contribute ideas on how to improve the quality of services offered

+ Perform nutritional screening directly by home visit or as a consultant to the primary registered nurse.

+ Perform assessments on home health patients using FDI standards in order to evaluate patient dietary needs

+ Develop and implement nutritional care plans and integrate them with plans of other members of the health care team as requested

+ Instruct patients and/or caregiver on the requirements and importance of therapeutic diets and/or diet modifications as ordered and prescribed.

+ Instruct patients and/or caregiver on how to plan and prepare foods.

+ Provide follow-up consultations as necessary

+ Documents nutritional assessments and ongoing evaluation, care, and education of patients in the medical record after each visit or consultation

Qualifications:

+ Graduate of an accredited Registered Dietician program

+ California Registered Dietician license to practice

+ Ability and enthusiasm in working with all ages

+ Bilingual is a plus!

We provide our therapists with resources to be successful and maintain work-life balance:

+ Flexibility: make your own schedule and work in the area of your preference

+ Independence: be your own boss, earn above-average compensation, and write off expenses

+ Administrative Support: assigning, communication, scheduling, care coordination, & quality assurance

+ Purpose: join a group that shares your passion for helping people

If you are interested in learning more about the exciting opportunities with FeldCare Connects, please visit www.feldcareconnects.com.

Keywords: FeldCare Connects, Hemet , Registered Dietitian for Home Health, Other , Hemet, California

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