Sodexo Operations LLC Clinical Dietitian 2 in LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania
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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 .
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