Sodexo Operations LLC Clinical Dietitian 2 in LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania

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Unit Description

Reporting to the Clinical Nutrition Manager, the ideal candidate will:

  • Possess the ability to creatively problem solve, work independently with minimal supervision and make decisions while working within a self-directed and team-oriented work environment

  • Have excellent interpersonal communication skills to interact with a wide variety of individuals including , physicians.

  • Interaction with expanding heart program, possible community education as this program continues to grow.

  • Provide patient care for units as assigned and this can also include ICU, Cardiac Critical Care areas with at least a years experience .

  • Ensure clinical nutrition practice guidelines and policies and procedures regarding the patient populations on the assigned nursing units remain up to date and evidence based.

  • Routinely participate in interdisciplinary rounds

  • Instruction of patients’ families regarding special nutrition care plan either during the hospitalization and/or at discharge

  • Actively participates in patient safety initiatives and performance improvement projects on assigned nursing units ensuring improved patient safety and delivery of care.

  • Participating in hospital performance improvement committees as appropriate.

  • Participates in selection of nutrition support formulary .

Position Summary

Provides comprehensive nutrition assessments and care planning for patients/residents. Plans special diets and supervises their preparation. Instructs patients/residents and/or hospital personnel in 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 - 1 year 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 57167

Location US - PA - LANGHORNE

Relocation No

Category Nutrition

Type Full-Time