Petersen Health Care

Regional Dietitian (Southern Illinois)

Position available for the following areas:

Belleville, IL
O’fallon, IL
Alton, IL
Effingham, IL
Vandalia, IL

Compensation and Benefits

  • Company Vehicle provided
  • Benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k)
  • Flexible work schedule, Paid training, holidays and vacations
  • Mileage, cell phone, and home internet reimbursement
  • Career advancement opportunities
  • Bonuses available

Petersen Health Care is looking to hire a full time Regional Dietitian in the Southern Illinois area. The Regional Dietitian is responsible for providing professional expertise in the assessment of resident’s nutritional needs and providing nutritional recommendations. Candidates will provide information and direction to the facility food service staff and assure the nutritional needs of residents are consistent with current dietary standards. This position also entails staying current with state regulations applicable to food service and sanitation. This position participates actively as a team with other regional staff members to provide support for multiple facilities and may include some travel during the day.

Qualifications:

  • Be of legal working age
  • Be able to read and follow written directions
  • Be able to communicate with residents and co-workers in English
  • Must possess the ability to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel and the general public
  • Must possess a general knowledge and understanding of state and federal regulations as it pertains to long term care
  • Work overtime if necessary
  • Must be a licensed dietitian within the state in which they practice
  • Food Service Sanitation Manager Certification preferred
  • Must complete all continuing education necessary to retain registration and licensing status

Responsibilities:

  • Collects, analyzes and summarizes relevant data from the resident and/or medical record, including anthropometric and laboratory information, appetite, diet orders, nutrition h