Dietician – Rehabilitation
Medforce in partnership with an esteemed Rehabilitation Unit in Co. Tipperary are seeking a Staff Grade Dietician to join their multidisciplinary team. The Rehab team are dedicated to providing care for individuals aged 65 and older, particularly those recovering from surgery or dealing with medical illnesses. This unit, accommodating 20 patients, specializes in the rehabilitation of older adults during their short stay.
We are currently seeking Dieticians to play a pivotal role in our team. Your responsibilities will include:
- Conducting comprehensive assessments, treatment, and educational support, ensuring evidence-based nutritional care that is tailored to the needs of older individuals, with the aim of promoting optimal well-being and outcomes.
- Maintaining professional standards in alignment with the guidelines set forth by CORU (https://coru.ie/files-recognition/standards-of-proficiency-for-dietitians.pdf).
- Prioritizing and managing a caseload of clients based on service requirements.
- Developing, implementing, and monitoring individualized care plans derived from nutritional assessments of service users.
- Providing guidance and closely collaborating with families and caregivers in the practical aspects of the agreed care plan.
- Coordinating with catering staff to ensure the provision of therapeutic diets when necessary.
- Engaging with the multidisciplinary team and healthcare colleagues in various services and settings as appropriate.
- Participating in the development and evaluation of nutrition education resources.
- Engaging in professional and clinical supervision, and embracing reflective practice.
- Adhering to safety protocols and ensuring the well-being of yourself and others.
- Maintaining accurate records in accordance with organizational, departmental, and professional standards.
- Upholding professional standards regarding patient and data confidentiality, including compliance with FOI and GDPR regulations.
-HSE Pay Scale
-Generous Annual Leave
-Full Time & Part Time positions avaibale
-Employee Assistance Programme
If you are a dedicated and experienced Dietician looking to make a significant impact in the rehabilitation of older individuals, we encourage you to apply with your CV here firstname.lastname@example.org. We are open to negotiating contracted work hours, with the expectation of providing 2-3 days of coverage per week. The offered salary is in line with HSE agreed payscales.