Registered Dietitian-Home Care-Ocean County-Per Diem

MERIDIAN HOME CARE Brick Requisition # 2023-126731 ShiftDay StatusPer Diem Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hoursvaries Address1759 Route 88, Brick, 08723

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"How have you impacted someone's life today?  At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. From our hospitals, rehab centers and occupational health teams to our long-term care centers and at-home care capabilities, our complete spectrum of services will allow you to apply your skills in multiple settings while building your career, all within New Jersey's premier healthcare system. 

At Hackensack Meridian Health at Home, we recognize our full- and part-time benefit eligible team members by offering a Total Rewards package including comprehensive Health Benefits, generous Paid Time Off, Travel Reimbursement as well as an investment in your future with a 401(k) match and Tuition Reimbursement.Per Diem team members are eligible to participate in the 401(k) match and Travel Reimbursement., you’ll find the information, resources and tools that will help you to be successful at HMH. From great benefits and innovative wellness programs, to robust learning and development opportunities, we continue to cultivate an exceptional work environment where you can do the kind of work that leads to fulfillment and professional growth.


Provide medical nutrition therapy to patients as assigned in accordance with established policies. This includes completing patient/family interviews, medical record review, formulating nutrition care plans, collaborating with other disciplines caring for the patient, nutrition education/counseling and appropriate medical record documentation.


  • Provide nutritional counseling to patient/family in their homes as prescribed by a physician. Assure that timeliness of initial assessment meets department guidelines and medical record review indicates that the medical nutrition therapy provided is appropriate to the patient's condition/diagnosis. Assure that consults are completed by the department timeframe.
  • Develop, implement and promote a quality medical nutrition therapy based on patient needs. Assure that nutrition assessments, reassessments and care plans are completed to meet each patient's identified needs. Evaluate the appropriateness of diet prescriptions and recommend and implement changes when necessary.
  • Communicate with case manager on patient progress and needs. Participate in care plan management.
  • Collaborate with patient care staff/team members to address continuum of care needs for each patient as necessary, prior to discharge.
  • Provide nutrition education/counseling to patients and/or family members in an effective and professional manner. Incorporate each patient's readiness to learn and their educational needs into the nutrition assessment as necessary. Measure and document comprehension/ understanding of medical nutrition therapy principles. Provide educational materials to patient/family that are appropriate to the individual needs of the patient.
  • Assure that medical nutrition therapy documentation is in keeping with departmental guidelines in 100% of the medical records reviewed. Assure documentation is completed in a timely manner.
  • Maintain Commission on Dietetic Registration re-certification requirements on a continual basis. Attend a minimum of 10 - 15 hours continuing education program annually. Independently document professional development activities and inform supervisor of status.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH's Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.
  • Lifts a minimum of 10 lbs., pushes and pulls a minimum of 10 lbs. and stands a minimum of 4 hours a day.


Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree
  • One (1) or More Years Experience

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • Home Health Experience

Licenses and Certifications Required:

  • Registered Dietician License.

Licenses and Certifications Preferred:

  •  Credentialed / Awarded by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) by Successfully Passing a Registration Examination

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