Registered Dietitian

Element Care
Brighton, MA

Posting Date: September 8, 2023

Posting Expiration Date: November 8, 2023

Luciana Mongiello
Job Summary:
The Registered Dietitian serves as a member of the PACE Interdisciplinary Team. This individual works under the direction of the Nutrition Coordinator and the Site Coordinator. The Registered Dietitian provides nutrition education and assessments to the PACE participants. He/she participates as a member of the IDT in the planning, implementation and evaluation of care plans that meet the objectives, standards and policies of the PACE model of care. The Registered Dietitian works in tandem with the Team to achieve the PACE Mission of assisting frail elders to remain living in the community for as long as they can do so safely.


Essential Functions:

1. Assesses the participants’ nutritional status at the time of enrollment, annually thereafter, and as needed.
2. Shares relevant participant related information with the Interdisciplinary Team.
3. Helps with planning for dietary supplements for high risk participants.
4. Reports observations and participant changes, including but not limited to behavioral changes, to the ADH staff clinicians.
5. Participates in family meetings / case conferences, as needed.
6. Provides follow-up treatment and teaching, as needed.
7. Makes home visits, as requested.
8. Interacts with participants and caregivers / families in a professional and courteous manner.
9. Interacts with other providers and community professionals in a courteous and professional manner.
10. Responsible for the maintenance of appropriate records and documentation in a timely manner.
11. Ability to pass a fit test. Position requires mask where seal is critical. Incumbent is required to not have facial hair that interferes with a tight seal of the respirator.
Additional Responsibilities:
1. Participates in Quality Improvement projects and assessments, as needed.
2. Participates in Element Care Committees, as required, and communicates relative information, as necessary.
3. Completes the required annual Health Stream trainings in a timely manner.
4. Adheres to all policies and procedures and supports the Primary Vision Statement.
5. Adheres to the confidentiality policy of Element Care including HIPAA guidelines pertaining to the release of participant information.
6. Flexible to perform other related jobs, as is reasonable.

Essential Job Requirements:

1. Master of Science Degree in Nutrition (preferred)
2. Registered Dietitian through CDR and possess current state licensure in the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
1. Two (2) years of experience working in a community setting.
2. One (1) year of experience working with the geriatric population.
1. Ability to convey information clearly and succinctly with all employees, so that
relevant information is communicated appropriately and in a timely manner.
2. Ability to lead independently and to be able to work well with others.
3. Ability to work within a team concept and to be considerate of co-workers and
1. Ability to pay attention to detail, to be a self-starter, and to complete
tasks on time.
2. Ability to be able to quickly recognize situations/problems before they
become acute, and to be able to implement effective solutions and understand
The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed
by individuals with this job title. It is not construed to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities,
duties, and skills required for this position. All team members may be expected to perform additional
duties outside the realm of what is considered usual from time to time, as needed.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and abilities. All job
requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with


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