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Dietician - Per Diem

Smithboro, New York
Job Type
21 Sep 2022

Elderwood at Waverly is seeking a Dietitian to join our team!

This is a PER DIEM opportunity with the intent to offer maximum flexibility for your busy schedule. Minimum requirement includes two (2) shifts per month with one of those shifts being a weekend pick-up. 


The Registered Dietitian team member assists with nursing the health and well-being of our residents by being responsible for the nutrition assessments of our residents and monitoring their progress, keeping organized and cohesive documentation and conducting routine audits related to nutrition and food services.


Competitive Perks at Elderwood:

  • Benefits: Elderwood offers an excellent benefits package, including health, dental and vision coverage, paid vacations and holidays
  • Tuition Assistance Programs: We enthusiastically support staff members with the drive and desire to advance their health care career. Through scholarship and tuition assistance programs, Elderwood helps staff members pay for higher education and gives them the opportunity to advance in their career.
  • Robust Referral Bonus: Come on board with us, refer a friend or colleague and be eligible to earn additional money.
Join Our Team: Put the CARE back in CAREER - Join our team today! Employee Perks!: 401K Retirement Plan with Company Match, Clean, Neat & Newly Renovated Facility, Free On-Site Parking, Free Uniforms, Friendly and supportive staff, Generous PTO & holiday package, Life Insurance, Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, NEW Weekly Pay Schedule!, Point-earning employee reward program: redeem for prizes!, Quiet rural neighborhood, Strong leadership, Substantial employee referral program Responsibilities:
  • Completes nutrition assessments for the adult/geriatric population in a long term care and sub-acute rehabilitation setting in accordance with Elderwood policies and standards of care.
  • Develops, implements, monitors, and appropriately documents individualized nutrition care plans based on current best practices.
  • Provides nutrition counseling/education for residents and their family members.
  • Maintains resident nutrition information in the computer system.
  • Conducts routine audits and monitors performance improvement initiatives related to nutrition and food service.
  • Attends, and actively participates in, resident care plan meetings, staff meetings, required in-service programs, and other meetings/programs deemed appropriate by the Administrator or Director of Nutritional Services.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of federal and state regulations regarding nutritional services in the long term care setting.
  • Serves as a nutrition consultant for the Administrator, Diet Technician, Food Service Director, Dietary Supervisor, and multidisciplinary medical team.
  • Acts as a preceptor for Dietetic students and interns and as a supervisor/mentor to the Diet Technician(s).
  • Conducts in-service programs for dietary and facility staff upon request.
  • Assists the Food Service Director and/or Dietary Supervisor with department oversight on an as-needed basis.
  • Support and abide by Elderwood's Mission, Vision and Values.
  • Must abide by Elderwood's businesses code of conduct, compliance and HIPAA policies.
  • Adheres to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Code of Conduct and Professional Standards.
  • Bachelor of Science Degree or higher in Nutrition/Dietetics from an accredited educational program.
  • Successful completion of an internship or equivalent clinical management practice which would qualify for Professional Registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Active and on-going Registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • Active membership in The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics preferred.
  • Certified Dietitian - Nutritionist (CDN) with The New York State Department of Education or Licensure in the state of employment (or to be obtained within one year from date of hire).
  • Long term care experience prefered.
  • Computer skills and knowledge in nutritional software programs preferred.


Elderwood expects all current and new employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If hired, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination. Employees may request a medical exemption from vaccination.

EOE Statement: WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. Applicants and employees are considered for positions and are evaluated without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.
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  • Job Reference: 718128339-2
  • Date Posted: 21 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Elderwood at Waverly
  • Location: Smithboro, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Healthcare & Medical
  • Job Type: Permanent