Sodexo Operations LLC Registered Dietitian 3 in PASCO, Washington

Unit Description

Sodexo Senior Living is seeking a Part time Registered Dietitian to provide coverage for two Avalon Care Centers in Eastern Washington. The dietitian will work approximately 11 hours per week for Avalon Pasco and Avalon Othello.

Reporting to the Area General Manager, the Registered Dietitian will:

  • Be a Registered Dietitian with experience in long term care.

  • Provide nutritional care to the skilled nursing and assisted living residents.

  • Have experience with electronic charting and the NCP.

  • Meet state/federal and company standards.

  • Represent the Food & Nutrition Department as the primary liaison with the medical and nursing staff.

  • Possess strong leadership and communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy working with seniors to make every day a better day for our residents.

Licensure/Certification required in Washington

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 65483

Location US-WA-PASCO

Relocation No

Category Nutrition

Type Part-Time