Sodexo Operations LLC Clinical Dietitian 1 in ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a part time Registered Dietitian for Diabetes Outpatient Program atLehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network (LVHN) located in Allentown. The Helwig Diabetes Center program is recognized by the American Diabetes Association,PA. Position is scheduled to work 24 hours per week with benefits.

Position will report to Clinical Nutrition Manager and ideal candidate will:

  • Provide classes and one-on-one medical nutrition therapy. Educate or learn to educate patients on the insulin pump

  • Have ability to creatively problem solve, work independently with minimal supervision and use good judgement to make decisions and work within a self-directed team oriented work environment

  • Have excellent interpersonal communication skills to interact with a wide variety of individuals and groups

  • Possess excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Work and have the ability to drive between hospital sites and potential community locations; current drivers license required

  • Assists with program development, promotion/marketing, screenings and patient recruitment

  • Performs comprehensive nutritional evaluations and follow up

  • Effective written and verbal communication for all hospital and departmental programs and activities

  • Assists and supports departmental program evaluation and outcome measurement activities

  • Ability to present educational sessions in a group setting

  • Have interest in obtaining Certified Diabetes Educator certification, specializing in diabetes and cardiovascular nutrition care

Position Summary

Provides basic nutrition assessments and care planning for patients/residents. Plans special diets and supervises their preparation. Instructs patients/residents and/or hospital personnel in basic principles of nutrition and modifications of normal diet. Performs routine care responsibilities without training and direction.

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree

Basic Functional Experience - Meets eligibility requirements for certification as a Registered Dietitian.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

System ID 64160


Relocation No

Category Nutrition

Type Part-Time