Sodexo Inc. Registered Dietitian 3 in LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas

Unit Description

Sodexo is looking for a Registered Dietitian to join our dynamic NICU team at Baptist Health Medical Center-Little Rock in Arkansas. The NICU is a 70 bed Level III B unit. The NICU team is a strong, multidisciplinary team committed to providing nutrition care based on the most recent evidence -based practices and guidelines. This position will provide an opportunity for professional growth, education and leadership.

Reporting to the Clinical Nutrition Manager, the ideal candidate will:

  • Have at least 2 years of clinical experience in the NICU preferred

  • Level 2 NICU experience preferred

  • Have experience with the nutrition care process and electronic health record charting

  • Participate in daily NICU rounds with the MD and other team members to manage both TPN and enteral feedings

  • Participate with the team to provide individualized nutrition care and develop unit policies and protocols

  • Participate in performance improvement projects

  • Serve as a preceptor for dietetic interns

  • Serve as a resource for the milk/formula mixing lab

  • Have a strong desire to continue learning and advancing skills

  • Have good time management and communication skills

  • Be a Licensed Dietitian in the State of Arkansas

To learn more visit:https://www.baptist-health.com/

To learn more about what Sodexo has to offer Registered Dietitians and view open positions, go to our Clinical Microsite:

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 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 - 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 76383

Category Nutrition

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time