Registered Dietician

Registered Dietician

January 9, 2019

Wesley is a faith based organization providing retirement communities and a network of services for older adults.  With love and joy, we are called to meet the physical, social and spiritual needs of those we serve.  We affirm the worth of all those we serve and those who provide the service.   

Job Description/Essential Duties: The Dietitian assesses, develops, implements and evaluates nutritional care for residents of skilled nursing and assisted living across Wesley campuses and provides follow-up nutritional care.  The Dietician reports to the Director of Culinary Services and works closely with an interdisciplinary team of caregivers to meet the nutritional care needs of residents.   The role gives input to departmental policies and procedures and acts as a liaison for Food Service. 

Required Education/Training/Experience or Special Skills:

     Education Background

  • BS in Dietetics, Human Nutrition or related Food Service Management required.

     Licensure, Registration, Certification

    • Registered Dietician with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
    • Certified Dietician through WA Department of Health- Quality Assurance
    • Current Washington State Food Handlers Permit (may obtain upon hire)
    • Current Washington State Driver’s License and proof of unexpired insurance.

      Special Training/Skills

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills to include public relations skills.
  • Intermediate level computer skills to include MS Office products (Word, Excel, Outlook). 
  • Work Experience
  • Prior long-term care or geriatric nutrition experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated outstanding customer service skills.
  • Prior supervisory experience a plus, but not required.
  • Physical Demands
  • Ability to operate a computer for several hours throughout the day.
  • Ability to stand/walk the majority of shift.
  • Ability to occasionally bend.
  • Ability to lift up to 25lbs on a regular basis.
  • Some local travel is required. Ability to occasionally drive own car.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test and DSHS background check.

Company Info

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816 S 216th St
Wesley Des Moines
Des Moines, WA 98198-6318