Avamere

  • Dietetic Technician

    Category
    Dietary
    Shift
    Day
    Hours
    Full-Time
    Union Position
    No
    Location
    Avamere at Medford - Waterford/Three Fountains
    Address
    835 Crater Lake Ave
    City
    Medford
    State
    OR
    Zip
    97504
  • Overview

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    Now Hiring!

    Full-Time Dietetic Technician 
    Position covers the Medford Market: Avamere at Three Fountains, Avamere Health Services of Rogue Valley

     

    Avamere at Three Fountains
    835 Crater Lake Avenue
    Medford, Oregon 97504
    www.avamereatthreefountains.com


     Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com
     

     

    The Dietetic Technician Registered works under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian (RD) and performs many hands-on duties with patients. 

    Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

    • Oversee sanitation and food safety practices, help to develop menus, and prepare nutrition analysis and food labels.
    • Educate Patients on how food affects one’s overall health and fitness
    • Assess understanding and implementation of Avamere dietary systems at assigned facilities.
    • Assess special nutritional needs of geriatric and physically impaired residents.
    • Review menus and monitor food services operations to assure that the residents receive adequate nutrition.
    • Advise and recommend changes and implement new policies and procedures, and assist the Dietary Managers in implementing and educating their staff of these changes.
    • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm and a calm and cheerful environment. 

     

    • Has good critical thinking skills and can reason and apply logic to problem solving.
    • Listens fully to others when they are speaking, asking questions when necessary and understanding.
    • Can effectively speak to others.
    • Must be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) and includes completing the requirements for a two-year associate’s degree and 450 hours of supervised dietetic technician experience in an actual job setting (such as a food service facility, health care facility or community program)
    • Familiarity with applicable state and federal guidelines.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle for transportation.

    Facility Information

    The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.

     

    Avamere at Medford is a 117 bed skilled nursing and rehab facility providing short-term therapeutic rehabilitation, transitional and hospice care, as well as, long-term care. Unique to Avamere at Medford is a fitness center with a swimming pool and gym, a Massage Therapist and in addition, outdoor patios and a wide variety of activities available for patients functioning at different cognitive levels.  Join our team as we are currently seeking top notch talent! 

     

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