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ARAMARK Clinical Dietitian- Avantara of Elgin- NextLevel in Elgin, Illinois

Job Description

Aramark's NextLevel team is seeking a Clinical Dietitian to join us at our Carlton at the Lake Rehabilitation Center in Chicago, IL. The ideal candidate would have a passion for providing nutritional services to the elderly.

No weekend work required. Salary range between $60,000-$80,000 depending on experience.

Next Level Hospitality Services takes the quality and service of Dietary & Housekeeping Departments in health care facilities to the next level. Here is a chance to advance your career with a cutting-edge company and industry leader. If you are looking for an exciting and challenging career opportunity in hospitality services for the healthcare industry, then Next Level Hospitality Services could be for you.

Job Responsibilities

  • Perform medical nutrition therapy assessments on residents in order to address acute and chronic conditions.

  • Educate residents on therapeutic diets and nutrition interventions to improve outcomes and quality of life.

  • Work collaboratively with nursing, dietary manager, speech language pathologist, physicians and nurse practitioners to deliver appropriate individualized nutritional therapy including therapeutic diets, oral nutrition supplements and texture-modified diets.

  • Monitor and assess residents with weight changes, enteral feeding, dialysis and wounds.

  • Participate in resident review meetings to address high-risk residents.

  • Conducts patient nutrition assessment on a population of varying levels of acuity patients

  • Manages the development and implementation plan for nutrition intervention in accordance with the Nutrition Care Process

  • Provides nutrition counseling for individuals, taking into consideration any adaptations to teaching methods necessary to meet patient learning needs

  • Utilizes assessment and evaluation techniques that consider the varied needs of age-specific populations as well as cultural, religious, and ethnic concerns

  • Provides appropriate follow-ups in accordance with the patient?s treatment goals, referring patients for outpatient counseling, community, or home health services as appropriate

  • Works cooperatively with medical staff as well as food and nutrition services staff to ensure conformance to prescribed nutrition care orders

  • Provides education that ensures compliance with food safety, sanitation, and overall workplace safety standards

  • Provides appropriate and timely documentation that summarizes the nutrition care plan in a patient?s medical record, including nutrition assessment, diagnosis, plan, implementation, and progress towards goals

  • Demonstrates accountability for the proper use of patients? protected health information

At Aramark, developing new skills and doing what it takes to get the job done make a positive impact for our employees and for our customers. In order to meet our commitments, job duties may change or new ones may be assigned without formal notice.


  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred in Dietetics or related field

  • Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) credential

  • Illinois state licensure as a Dietitian

  • 1+ years of experience in a Long-Term Care Facility required

  • Familiarity with PointClickCare and MDS process is a plus



Masters preferred

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