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Under the supervision of the Center Director or Center Manager, the Dietitian completes participant nutritional assessments and reassessments, screens and assesses participants nutritional status and uses pertinent data to plan and implement appropriate nutrition interventions, obtains participant food preferences and makes dietary modifications as needed, in addition to providing nutrition education to participants, caregivers and InnovAge PACE staff.
Essential Functions and Work Responsibilities
Functional Category: Participant Care
Estimated Percent of time Spent : 60
:Develops and implements nutritional Plan of Care (POC) for participants and reassesses every six (6) months for each participant, or as necessary if there are changes in participant status.
:Assesses participants access to food and makes referrals to Inter:Disciplinary Team (IDT) for; meal preparation evaluation, Meals on Wheels, sack lunches and grocery shopping needs.
:Determine participants need for and orders liquid nutritional supplements accordingly.
:Designs and implements the nutritional components of participant care plans including active participation and development of therapeutic dining programs.
:Provides instruction to participants and caregivers regarding dietary regimens and nutritional requirements. Home visits may be necessary.
:Develops and implements the nutrition care plans for high risk participants including medical therapy recommendations.
:Communicates with In Home Service providers regarding participants stock of groceries, intake of food and fluids at home or as needed.
:Monitors food intake, therapeutic diets and special dietary modifications and communicates information and concerns with the IDT.
:Calculates data obtained from food intake records and calorie counts, and makes recommendations for changes to appropriate staff.
:Documents nutrition notes in the participants medical record.
:Communicates diet changes and nutrition concerns with dietary aides, interdisciplinary team, participants and/or caregivers.
:Provides basic nutrition and sanitation education for participants, families, primary caregivers and/or InnovAge PACE staff as needed.
:Assists with meal service on an as needed basis.
:Participates within the interdisciplinary team in the formulation of Plans of Care for InnovAge PACE program participants, as well as in other interdisciplinary team settings that plan, coordinate and monitor the care of InnovAge PACE program participantspany Description:/h3:
Founded in 1969, InnovAge has grown to become a leader in providing innovative and consolidated care and support for seniors. Currently providing services in Colorado, California, New Mexico, and Virginia we will continue to expand our services offering a tremendous amount of growth opportunities for our employees.
InnovAge CA provides all inclusive care for the elderly population. We serve as the insurance and primary care provider for the senior population. We have a wonderful work environment, with a team approach, with more then 15 departments under one roof we collaborate to provide the best care possible for the seniors we serve. Were looking for dynamic individuals with caring hearts for the seniors we serve. If you are someone whos looking to be apart of a great team, and has the ability to have fun while providing services. We are looking for you

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