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RD - Registered Dietician - Corrections

Bakersfield, CA 93301

Posted: 05/20/2024 Industry: Corrections Job Number: 10925

Job Description

Job description

Ro Health is looking to connect with a few great Registered Dieticians wanting to gain and expand their experience in the California Department of Corrections. In addition to the correctional facilities in CA, Ro Health is also a preferred staffing partner to 27 other facilities for the Department of Corrections, as well as School Districts, Hospitals, and Long Term Care all over the state of California. Take a look at the details and apply if you find the position is a good fit!

Position Details:

  • Area: Locations throughout California, including Folsom, Stockton, Chowchilla, Vacaville, Lancaster, Waco, Delano, amongst many others
  • Specialty: Corrections, Registered Dieticians
  • Positions Available: Full Time
  • Assignment Length: 6 months+
  • Target Start Date: ASAP

Compensation / Benefits:

  • Higher pay for travelers!
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Health Care Plans
  • Vanguard 401k with up to 4% Employer Match
  • Overtime and Double Time Available
  • Up to 8 Days of PTO Per Year
  • Annual Reviews
  • Ability to work with the State

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 1 year of experience as a Registered Dietician (RD) within the last 3 years
  • Valid CPR/BLS Card (American Heart Association)
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • California State RD License that is in good standing and up to date
  • Proof of Negative TB

Job Description

  • Under the direction/supervision of the Institution’s CEO/CME or designee, the Registered Dietitian shall assist and advise clinical personnel on special nutritional needs within the scope of practice for a Registered Dietitian inthe State of California
  • Plan dietary intervention and strategies; attend interdisciplinary team conferences; monitor and document nutritional needs and goals; may accept or transmit verbal or electronically transmitted orders from physicians consistent with an established protocol to implement medical nutrition therapy; orders medical laboratory tests related to medical nutrition therapy within established protocols; interpret prescription diets; plan regular and special therapeutic diets; establish menus and recipes for use by food production personnel; authorize substitution or modification of diets; plan and conduct training programs for facility staff, clients, patients and others; and adhere to food safety and infection control standards
  • Conduct and complete within seventy-two (72) hours of physician's order, nutrition assessment by consulting with patient/youth, evaluating their nutritional needs, and provide nutritional counseling, as needed, when referred by a physician. The Temporary/Relief Registered Dietitian shall acknowledge that patient/youth may include diabetics, renal, hypertensive, HIV positive, and acute/chronic illness
  • Collect information on patient/youth nutritional history; Page 2 of 2 Job Description Registered Dietitian - MRN
  • Participate in committees relating to nutrition, food service, bioethics, performance improvement/quality assurance and other issues
  • Instruct institutional food service employees on the preparation and distribution of medical diets and provide dietary staff with alternative food product suggestions or allowed/acceptable food substitutions as needed
  • Provide follow-up consultations with patient/youth as needed or as ordered by a physician
  • Maintain professional working relationship between Food Services, Correctional Healthcare Services staff; and custodial staff
  • Comply with and practice universal safety precautions; j. Maintain CDCR's security policy at all times
  • Maintain a safe work environment at all times
  • Monitor the clinic dietary service program in the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF), Correctional Treatment Center (CTC), and/or Licensed Hospital to ensure compliance with the California Code of Regulations, Title 22, SNF/CTC Dietary Services requirements and ensures inpatient area dietary menus are current in accordance with regulations, policies and procedures
  • Prepare written dietary service status reports each month, including assessments, follow-ups completed, and recommendations for dietary policies and procedures.

Led by Management with nearly 20 years of Healthcare Staffing experience, Ro Health is a knowledgeable, caring and supportive employer that advocates for your career advancement. By providing great compensation and the industry’s best benefits, we have been able to retain some of the best healthcare providers in the industry. Our support staff is available 24/7 to meet any needs that may arise. You’ll get one point of contact and we promise you’ll never talk with a call center! Ro Health provides the personal touch of a small agency that is dedicated to creating a best in class experience down to every last detail.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30.00 - $40.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance

Medical specialties:

  • Dietetics


  • 5x8
  • 8 hour shift


  • Registered Dietitian (Required)

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