Sea View Hospital and Rehabilitation Center and Home is a 304-bed long term care facility located in Staten Island's lush Greenbelt. Serving the metropolitan area, it is easily accessible from all points by car and bus. Like many HHC facilities, Sea View has a long history. It opened its doors in 1913 as a sanitarium treating individuals suffering from the most feared disease of the time, tuberculosis. Today, the hospital is well-known for its long-term care brain injury unit, the first in New York State. Patients undergo intensive rehabilitation with the goals of restoring motor and cognitive functions and maximizing quality of life.
The Clinical Dietitian will be working in a Nursing Home located in Staten Island, NY.
Under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the exercise of independent judgment, in addition to performing the typical tasks described in Assignment Level I above, performs the following typical tasks:
1. A caseload of 21 patients/residents, ensuring that admission assessment are completed and reviewing discharge potential.
2. Completing psychosocial histories within 7 days of admission for short term patients and 14 days for long term residents.
3. Completing MDS in a timely manne
Under general supervision, with moderate latitude for the exercise of independent judgment, in
addition to performing the typical tasks described in Assignment Level I above, performs the
following typical tasks
r. Responsible for sections C, D, Q, and S.
4. Preparing a safe discharge plan for the patient, this includes contacting a visiting nurse vendor, ordering needed equipment, notifying the physician which local pharmacy to e-prescribe medications to.
5. Assisting patients and their families with the appeal process when the insurance carrier issues a letter of non-Coverage.
6. Making referrals to community resources that would be suitable for the resident such as housing, Access-A-Ride, Meals on Wheels, and LIFELINE.
7. Documenting events in the medical record, such as the conduction of meetings and transfers to rooms or units.
8. Participating in ITC or family meetings.
9. Introduce MOLST form as the meetings.
10. If family is considering long term, assist the family with obtaining information about Long term Medicaid, offer them a listing of documents required and introduce them to the Medicaid Coordinator.
11 Writing a comprehensive discharge plan which correlates with the health literacy of the patient/family.
12. Faxing a copy of this discharge plan to the patient's primary care physician.
13. And other related duties.