Senior TLC (STLC) | Gastonia, NC | Full Time
Our ideal candidate will...
Responsible for providing nutrition care and education to Senior TLC participants. Evaluate the participant’s nutritional status, develop and implement nutritional care plans, assess nutrient requirements, recommend nutritional prescriptions, evaluate participant tolerance and effectiveness of nutritional care, and communicate nutritional data and information to the physicians and other health professionals.
Education: Bachelor’s Degree from ADA accredited institution with a major in nutrition. Master’s Degree plus approved work experience preferred.
Experience: 1 year experience working with the frail elderly population.
Licensure, Registry or Certification Required: ADA registered. CDE status preferred but not required. Must be CDE eligible in 24 months.
Special Training: Requires ability to teach; analytical thinking; and ability to provide care to geriatric participants; knowledge of clinical dietetics. Only act within the scope of his or her authority to practice. Meet a standardized set of competencies for the specific position description established by Senior TLC and approved by CMS before working independently.