Sodexo Operations LLC Registered Dietitian 3 in AUGUSTA, Georgia

Unit Description

Sodexo has an opportunity for an experienced Clinical Dietitian who will be responsible for providing continuity in the clinical and administrative care of Bariatric patients. The successful candidate will be responsible for the nutritional care of patients in our Bariatric Center of Excellence, as well as, perform a variety of clinical and educational functions to support optimal patient care and outcomes. The ideal candidate will need to have excellent communication and customer service skills, have a track record of proactive interaction with the medical team, and be an outstanding team player with strong demonstrated leadership skills. CSOWM preferred.

Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Perform nutritional assessments and develop nutrition care plans

  • Educate patients, staff and medical personnel

  • Maintain knowledge of MNT and apply to the care of patients

  • Facilitate support group meetings

  • Assist and back-up the Bariatric Program Coordinator

  • Will also cross-train with the GI Outpatient Dietitian

  • Georgia Licensure is required

Augusta University Health offers the most comprehensive primary and specialty care in the region. Our medical professionals are leaders in their field and one hundred percent of our physicians are board-certified or board-eligible.

Augusta University Health includes:

  • 517-bed Medical Center

  • More than 80 outpatient clinics in our Medical Office Building

  • Specialized Care Center housing a 13-county Level I regional trauma center

  • 154-bed Children's Medical Center housing a Level I pediatric trauma center

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Position Summary

Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services including those for complex needs.

Key Duties

-Directs nutrition care of special needs population to ensure nutrition needs and customer satisfaction levels are met.

-Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction to ensure account retention.

-Manages, promotes, and educates others on food and nutrition programs according to Sodexo standards and policy.

-Collaborates and communicates with culinary and clinical departments on established processes, special diets, and menu requests and probes potential problems and apprises manager of status on resolution of problems or issues, using appropriate Sodexho resource when necessary.

-Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexo/client policies and procedures (e.g. Health Dept., -HIPAA/Privacy Act, Joint Commission, quality assurance, safety, operations, and personnel) by keep abreast of the most recent nutrition-related trends, research, policy, certifications, and standards of practice.

-Establishes operating standards, implements quality improvements and communicates them to other departments. .

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years work experience in health care including hospitals, nursing homes, assisted or independent living facilities, long-term care, retirement homes, or clinics + registered dietitian

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

System ID 65341

Location US-GA-AUGUSTA

Relocation No

Category Nutrition

Type Full-Time