St. John's Riverside Hospital is a leader in providing the highest quality, compassionate health care utilizing the latest, state-of-the-art medical technology. Serving the Westchester community from Yonkers to the river town communities of Hastings-on-Hudson, Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry and Irvington, St. John's Riverside has been and continues to be a unique and comprehensive network of medical professionals dedicated to a tradition of service that spans generations.
St. John’s has been an integral part of the community since the 1890's and its’ commitment to provide the community with the most advanced medical services available continues to be the hospitals’ vision, mission and value. St. John's Riverside Hospital built itself around an early foundation of nursing and community service. In 1894, the Cochran School of Nursing, the oldest hospital-based school of nursing in the metropolitan area, was founded, thus making the St. John's Nursing Staff more than just the backbone of the hospital, but the heart and soul. St. John’s dedicated nurses give superior attention to those who need it most with a strong emphasis on patient and family-focused nursing care.
St. John’s Riverside Hospital staff is committed to making life better for all patients. The hospital continues to elevate the services provided with the goal of increasing the quality of life for all who entrust St. John's Riverside Hospital to their care.
Personalized care together with advanced technology is what it means to be Community Strong
Provides optimal nutritional care to the hospital’s clientele, especially high risk/critical care patients, through assessing nutritional needs; developing, implementing, re-assessing nutritional care plans; and providing nutrition education/counseling to patients and family members. Performs nutrition screening to determine patients with nutritional needs. Performs nutrition assessments on patients identified as being at nutritional risk. Develops and implements nutrition care plans and goals for patients at nutritional risk. Reassess the effects of nutrition therapy, make relevant recommendations and provide continuum of care. Provides nutrition education/counseling to patients and family members. Demonstrates professional responsibility. Performs general departmental responsibilities. Maintains nutrition information documentation standards. Demonstrates organizational skills. Demonstrates communication skills. Demonstrates the ability to provide a safe and therapeutic environment for the patients, families and significant others, staff and visitors of the hospital. Performs other related assigned duties and performs unrelated duties in time of emergency. May be asked to work at more than one facility.
Bachelor of Science degree in course work approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Proof of passing the registration examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Must be in good standing with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Proof of maintaining professional licensure with the NewYork Education Department as a Certified-Dietitian-Nutritionist (CDN). Active membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and/or the Association of Enteral and Parenteral Nutrition. Licensed dietitian status, if residing in a state with licensure requirements. Nursing Home and MDS experience. Knowledge of electronic medical record systems and computerized food service/menu systems.
Recent clinical experience in an acute care hospital setting. Recent clinical experience in an acute care hospital setting as well as experience in long term care preferred.