Job Title: Part-Time Registered Dietitian 

Requisition ID: 15685 

Segment: Healthcare 

Brand: Cura-Hospitality 

Work Arrangement: Onsite 

State: Louisiana (US-LA) 

Why work for Cura?


Come join our amazing team and enjoy:

  • $500 SIGN-ON BONUS!
  • Mileage Reimbursement!
  • No late Night Shifts!
  • Weekly Pay!
  • Free meals!
  • Work/Life Balance!
  • Competitive PT Benefits Package!
  • Employee Referral Bonus!


Elior North America is a family of distinct hospitality companies with more than 50 years of industry experience and 15,000 team members united in our passion for food, service, and excellence. We share an appetite for growth which drives all of us to continually reimagine our customers’ experience.

The Role at a glance:

We are looking to add an experienced Registered Dietitian to our healthcare & senior living team in Ferriday, LA. As a Registered Dietitian, you will have the opportunity to identify and assess the nutritional needs of assigned patients/residents, initiate interventions to achieve and/or maintain individuals nutritional status, and enhance quality of life consistent with patient’s/resident’s goals.

This is a part-time position working 12 - 20 hours per week. Average census is around 12. Schedule is: 2 days onsite - Monday and Friday. with Wednesdays working remote to be available for consults and screens. The 2 days on-site will be a starting time of 7am. The Registered Dietitian will participate in clinical rounds and be available for the medical director when they are on-site. 

(This position also offers mileage reimbursement if traveling over 25 miles to the location or 50 miles round trip, paid at the federal rate.) #indeedelior#LI-EB1

What you'll be doing:

  • Providing nutritional expertise to the health care team and educating patients/residents, staff, or consultants. 
  • Following the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ standards of practice and facility regulatory requirements. 
  • Interacting with other departments in setting up procedures and policies, and in problem solving as it relates to dining service and nutrition. 
  • Actively participating in the development, review, and revision of continuous quality improvement programs. 
  • Conduct test tray audits
  • Conduct safety and sanitation audits
  • Complete meal rounds 


  • RD will attend the department head meeting every third Wednesday. 


  • Provide Nutrition Assessments for admissions, quarterly assessments, annual assessments, tube feedings, weight changes +/-4% in 1 month, wounds, and for significant change assessments (such as a hospice admission or a significant improvement in ADLs)
  • Nutrition education as needed and requested by residents
  • Creation and quarterly updates on care plans for nurses/CNAs/CMAs to reference at meals and snacks to tailor to resident food preferences
  • Completion of MDS (Minimum Data Sheets) for Section K and CAAs
  • Use of the nutrition-focused physical exam to identify residents who meet criteria for malnutrition according to ASPEN Malnutrition Criteria
  • Care conference meetings with families to update them on changes with the resident
  • Collaboration with interdisciplinary team to provide resident-centered care during weekly clinical meetings
  • QAPI Quality Assurance and Performance Improvement Meetings each quarter
  • Monthly Kitchen Inspections and Meal Service Audits

What we're looking for:


  • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition or related field
  • Passed a national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) or meets the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics requirements for eligibility. 
  • Completes 75 hours of continuing education hours every five years, in accordance with the CDR, utilizing the professional portfolio development process. 
  • Licensed or certified, per state requirements. 
  • Knowledge of regulation standards specific to comprehensive assessments, care planning, and residents’ rights. 
  • Ability to teach others, specifically pertaining to nutrition and dietetics. 

Nice-to-haves: . 

  • Experience working in healthcare or long-term care. 

Where you'll be working:

Trinity Medical Center in Ferriday, LA

Our Benefits:

  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Mental Health Support
  • Voluntary UNUM offering for Accident, Critical Illness and Hospital Indemnity
  • Discount Program (PerkSpot-Travel, Hotel, Shopping, etc.)
  • Commuter Benefits (Parking and Transit)
  • Money Management App
  • Life Insurance
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Continuing Education Credits
  • Free Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Care Manual
  • 401k with Match
  • Sick Pay
  • Holiday Pay (9 paid holidays)
  • We help pay the fees for your CDR, Licensure, and Academy Due's! 
  • Mileage Reimbursement (If traveling over 25 miles to the location or over 50 miles round trip)


$25 - $30 per hour DOE

About Cura:

Cura serves hospitals, senior living centers, and other long-term care facilities. We guarantee compassionate service and healthy, delicious meals to ensure that quality of life never diminishes.

About Elior North America:

Elior North America is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. We are committed to diversity and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and abilities. We take pride in supporting the development of our employees and their skills at all levels and in fostering an environment of growth.

At Elior North America, we are committed to offering growth and advancement opportunities for all of our employees. The valuable skills and experience you’ve gained with Elior will propel you further in your career, whether with our corporate office or one of our brand segments.

Disclaimer: This job description can be revised  by management as needed.




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