• Dietitian

    Company : Name Ecumen Lakeshore
    ID 2018-13000
    Posted Date
    7 days ago(8/10/2018 2:49 PM)
  • Overview

    Do you love making people happy? Put your passion for customer service to work as a Dietitian at Ecumen Lakeshore in Duluth, Minnesota!

    We’re hiring friendly, service-oriented people like you to provide quality food and dining experiences for our residents, families and guests. As part of the Ecumen team, you’ll put people at the heart of what you do and find new ways to exceed people’s expectations every day.

    Ecumen is over 150-years-old and one of the nation’s top 25 non-profit providers of senior housing and aging services. This year, we’re happy to celebrate our 10th year as a “Best Place to Work.”


    Dietitians are responsible for the nutrition care of the resident. Menu development, modified diet textures and therapeutic needs of the resident’s nutrition status are of utmost importance. Provides nutrition direction based on the individual care plan of each resident. Complies with licensing guidelines and state and federal regulations. Follows established policies and procedures of the facility.  May assist with the total food service operation for the facility by assisting with preparation, serving and clean-up as directed. Conducts in-services for staff regarding nutrition and compliance.


    Essential job responsibilities include:


    1. Establishes proper meal plans for the client in accordance with their care plan, personal preference, health, and financial capabilities.

    2. Evaluates the health and diet needs of clients we serve.

    3. Provides explanations for food and nutrition questions, calculates patient nutritional requirements and analyzes nutritional content of food.

    4. Documents in the medical record per charting standards. Participates with the care team for cohesive care of the resident.

    5. Integrates proper safety and sanitation techniques as part of the work. Directs dining staff on portion sizes based on the resident nutritional needs.

    6. Audits the kitchen for sanitation compliance.

    7. Properly operates all food equipment in the food preparation area, and other equipment used in the dining department upon completed training.

    8. Assists in meal preparation, serving, and clean-up. Accurately portions food items according to recipe, and provides resident/client with correct diet as specified on diet card.

    9. Maintains Registration and License in Minnesota by meeting the CEU requirements.

    10. Accommodates resident requests, as able, and responds to resident complaints promptly.  


    Minimum Required Qualifications:


    • Education: Bachelor degree from an accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) or equivalent experience
    • Registered Dietitian and Licensed in the state employed.
    • Current valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance (if applicable)
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and written
    • Able to follow all safety rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the facility including but not limited to: Vulnerable Adult and Abuse Policy, Resident’s Bill of Rights, OSHA, Universal Precaution, AWAIR, Right to know, HUD Policy and Procedures, ADA , Fair Housing laws and regulations and SDS


    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Master’s degree
    • Senior care experience as a Registered Dietitian or Licensed Nutritionist

    Equal Opportunity Employer

    Ecumen is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, familial status, disability or veteran status.


    We participate in E-Verify and pre-employment drug testing.


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