Elizabeth Seton Children’s Center, a nationally recognized leader in health care and the largest provider of pediatric post-acute care in the U.S., offers a professionally challenging environment and personally rewarding opportunities caring for children who are technology-dependent and have complex medical needs. The Center provides vital medical, nursing, therapeutic and educational services to ensure that each child can reach his or her greatest potential. We provide short-term interventions, as well as long-term care where the Center becomes a “home.”
Are you a compassionate individual looking for a highly rewarding role? This may be the opportunity you’ve been looking for. Learn more today!
The Elizabeth Seton Children’s Center (Yonkers, New York) now has an excellent opportunity available for a Registered Dietitian. As experts in the field of pediatric care, we invite you to join our dynamic team of professionals dedicated to helping children with complex medical conditions experience happiness and the fullness of life.
The qualified candidate will support the medical management of the residents in the Center with the completion of a comprehensive nutritional assessment.
Promotes Elizabeth Seton Children’s Mission and Core Values of Respecting and Embracing Diversity, Excellence, Collaboration, Innovation, Evolution, Growth and Change and Loving Relationships by bringing these values to life in the organization.
Collaborates with members of the health care team to provide medical nutrition therapy.
Assesses nutrition needs and identifies nutrient requirements according to age and disease specific needs of residents.
Identifies potential food-drug interactions according to system policy and provides education based on identified needs.
Develops and implements the nutrition care plan for all assigned residents.
Foster continuity of care among all phases across the continuum of care.
Continuously evaluates and monitors the effectiveness and outcomes of medical nutrition therapy interventions.
Assesses patients’ learning needs, barriers to learning, preferred learning styles and educational level and provides nutrition education accordingly.
Provides nutrition education to patient and family members on appropriate food selection and/or preparation and eating behaviors to accomplish patient goals.
Write nutritional assessment reports for all residents upon admission, quarterly, annually, for significant changes, at discharge and as needed.
Participates in the management of the delivery of nutrition care services particularly to the assigned units.
Participates in performance improvement and research activities.
Supervises and mentors dietetic interns/students.
Actively assesses, evaluates and maintains professional development and competency.
Applies JCAHO and/or other regulatory standards in the provision of nutrition services.
Locates and reviews research findings for their application to optimally manage a disease or condition and improve patient outcomes.
Other related duties may become necessary or as directed by your supervisor, department director, and/or administrator.
We offer a competitive total compensation package that includes excellent medical, dental, vision and flexible spending options. Paid time off, company paid basic life insurance, 403(b) retirement savings plan with employer contribution and match, free parking and much more!
To apply, please click here to upload your curriculum vitae.
The Elizabeth Seton Children’s Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers all candidates for employment equally regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, citizenship, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.
Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, Master’s Degree in Clinical Nutrition
Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic registration of the American Dietetic Association