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Sodexo Inc. Part Time Registered Dietitian 2 in LEXINGTON, Kentucky

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a part time Registered Dietitian 2 (benefits eligible) at Saint Joseph Hospital, a 433-bed facility located in Lexington, Kentucky. Saint Joseph Hospital primarily serves central and eastern Kentucky with a full range of services, including distinguished awards for cardiology, orthopedics and stroke care.

This position is 2 days per week with/16 hours with occasional weekend required. We are looking for availability Mondays and Wednesdays but this can be flexible. Dietitian would be working alongside 3 other Clinical Dietitians each day. Covering a Surgical ICU and Oncology floor. Experience in the Clinical Setting is preferred.

The successful candidate will:

  • provide nutritional care for a variety of inpatient units;

  • perform quality improvement initiatives such as patient satisfaction rounds and monthly test trays;

  • educate healthcare team member, including physicians and nurses; and/or

  • assist with Food Service Management as needed.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Registered Dietitian credentials and license required in KY;

  • strong verbal and written communication skills;

  • good time management skills, be a self-starter and a team player;

  • the ability to work well with physicians, nursing and ancillary staff.

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At Sodexo, we offer Dietitian positions in a variety of business segments, including Schools, Universities, Health Care and Senior Living locations across the United States. .

Working for Sodexo:

How far will your ambition, talent and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities.

As the largest private employer of dietitians we have tremendous job opportunities for registered dietitians who are looking to get more out of their career!

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 87649

Category Nutrition

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Part-Time