Sodexo Inc. Clinical Nutrition Manager 3 in CHARLESTON, South Carolina

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Pediatric Clinical Nutrition Manager with 3+ years’ experience to provide leadership as well as nutrition care at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC).

The Medical University Hospital (Level One Trauma Center) is located in beautiful, historical Charleston, SC. It is a 750 bed teaching hospital and the Children's Hospital makes up approximately 120 of these beds.

In the year 2019, we will be transitioning to a free standing Children’s Hospital that will expand our current census and staff. The pediatric hospital offers a variety of specialty care areas such as cardiology, oncology, trauma, Level 3 nursery, endocrinology, nephrology, transplant, etc.

Sign on Bonus Available!

The Pediatric Clinical Nutrition Manager responsibilities will include:

  • Management of 11 FTE’s inpatient dietitians and clinical coverage for pediatric & NICU (68 bed unit) patients as needed:

  • Complete nutrition assessment and reassessments; monitoring of critically ill patients as needed;

  • Managing a centralized milk preparation room and planning for the growth while moving into a free standing Children’s Hospital;

  • Prepare for the opening of the New Children's Hospital and Ambulatory Campus in 2019;

  • Manage Pediatric Telemedicine;

  • Precept Dietetic Interns;

  • Maintain a highlyvisiblerole with client interaction,

  • Participates on a variety of Pediatric and Hospital Committees

  • Participation in Performance Improvement Activities and outcome research projects;

  • Collaborate with Adult & Outpatient CNMs;

  • Have demonstrated leadership skills to manage and develop a clinical staff;

  • Two years management experience required

  • Master's Degree Preferred

  • SC licensure prior to hire date

  • Registration with Commission on Dietetic Registration is required

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Position Summary

Functions as the in-unit lead Clinical leader for a large account, system or multiple accounts under the same contract or multiple contracts in a defined region.

Manages the daily operations of nutrition services through direct supervision of both non-exempt employees and entry-level exempt professional employees.

Key Duties

-Directs daily operations of nutrition programs and ensure customer and client satisfaction levels are met.

-Establishes and executes operating standards, implements quality improvements, manages the budget and communicates them to other departments.

-Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction for nutrition services.

-Promotes nutrition services and stays current with most recent nutrition-related trends, research, policy, certifications, and standards of practice.

-Manages employees to ensure they meet goals, cost controls deadlines, and collect outcomes.

-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).

-Assists in the development of new business service(s) for the client, regional or national initiatives, projects, and implements the service program(s).

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree

Basic Management Experience - 2 years

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 78166

Category Nutrition

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time