Date Posted: 11/10/2017
Location: Chambersburg, PA 17201
Company: SpiriTrust Lutheran
Job Type: Part Time
Education/Training: Bachelor’s Degree from an ADA accredited institution with a major in nutrition. ADA registered and DCE status preferred but not required. Must attain and maintain CPR certification.
Skill(s): Speak and understand English; proficient reading, writing, grammar and mathematics skills; proficient interpersonal relations and communication skills; proficient PC skills; visual and auditory skills; ability to move about freely; ability to sit, stand, bend, stoop, stretch and reach; ability to push, pull and lift items weighing 50 pounds or less; valid driver’s license.
Experience: Must have one year of experience working with a frail or elderly population.
Eligibility for Employment: Must meet eligibility requirements to work in a Medicare/Medicaid environment including criminal background and other eligibility clearances, clearance for communicable diseases and all required immunization must be current.
Responsible for providing nutrition care and education to LIFE participants. Evaluate the participant’s nutritional status; develop and implement nutritional care plans; assess nutrient requirements; recommend nutritional prescriptions; evaluate participate tolerance and effectiveness of nutritional care and communicate nutritional data and information to the physicians and other health professionals.