Sodexo Inc. Registered Dietitian 2 in AURORA, Illinois

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Registered Dietitian to come join their dynamic team at Amita Mercy Medical Center for the Diabetes and Wellness center in Aurora, Illinois. Position will work part time with benefits 20 hours per week

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

  • Be a Registered Dietitian and work Out Patient Nutritional Services including Medical Nutrition Therapy, Individual and Group counseling for Diabetes, Obesity and Weight loss.

  • Prior experience with the nutrition care process and electronic health records charting a plus, facility uses Meditech.

  • Provide education to patients and work closely with the Center for Diabetes and Wellness management staff

  • 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 and groups

  • Certified Diabetes Educator preferred but not required

  • Ability to speak Spanish a plus in assisting in educating outpatient population

  • Licensed in IL

Position Summary

Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services

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 Sodexo 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 - 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 78313

Category Nutrition

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Part-Time