Compass Group, North America DIET TECHNICIAN in Phoenix, Arizona

DIET TECHNICIAN 10/12/17Arizona-Phoenix

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Morrison Community Living, a member of Compass Group®, is the nation’s only company exclusively dedicated to providing food, nutrition & wellness, EVS and hospitality services to the senior living industry.  Morrison has over 350 registered dietitians, 250 executive chefs, 400 hospitality associates and 7,000 professional food service team members. Actively committed to fostering ways to enjoy great-tasting, healthy food through socially responsible practices and superior customer service, the Atlanta-based company serves more than 450 senior living clients in 42 states, including some of the largest and most prominent senior living communities in the United States.

Job Summary:

We are currently seeking a full-time Diet Technician to join our Nutrition Team to work in along term care setting serving Veterans in Phoenix, AZ. Monday-Friday, day shift.

Under the direction of the Clinical Nutrition Manager or Supervisor, the Diet Technician will provide nutrition care such as data collection, nutrition screening, and implementation of the Dietitian’s nutrition care plan and contribute to resident satisfaction by adhering to Morrison Community Living’s resident satisfaction program.

Key Responsibilities:

  • May conduct nutrition screening using a validated nutrition screening tool or other facility screening tools per policy.

  • Assists Dietitians with resident data collection such as food and nutrition history, client history, biochemical data, medical tests and procedures and anthropometric measurements.

  • Assists with modified menu planning based on current diet manual in collaboration with the Clinical Nutrition Manager or Supervisor.

  • Assists residents in completing menu selections in compliance with prescribed diet, as assigned by dietitian. Offers alternatives to menu as allowed on prescribed diet in accordance with food allergies or sensitivities, cultural, ethnic and religious preferences, when resident inquires or needs additional selections.

  • Provides basic nutrition education to residents.

  • Communicates resident care and food service issues back to the department.

  • Documents nutrition care provided to residents in the medical record, under the direction of the Registered Dietitian.

  • Complies with regulatory standards, including federal, state and accrediting agencies and adheres to facility confidentiality, HIPAA regulations, and resident rights policies.

  • Participates in facility-wide and directs departmental Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement (QAPI) Program teams.

  • Participates and attends departmental meetings, staff development, and professional programs, as appropriate.

  • Reads and complies with all policies and procedures of the facility, Morrison Community Living and Compass as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Dietetic Technology (following the Commission on Dietetic Registration curriculum) OR Bachelor degree in Nutrition or Dietetics required.

  • Diet Technician, Registered required.

  • One (1) year of acute care experience preferred.

  • Experience with computers and programs including Microsoft Office Suite required.

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Morrison Community Living is a member of Compass Group USA

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Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Requirements:

Career LevelEntry LevelSectorMorrison Community LivingAreas of InterestNutrition/Dietetics, Foodservice - HealthcareEducationAssociate's Degree/2 Year CollegeLocaleArizona-PhoenixPreferred LanguageEnglish