Sodexo Operations LLC Registered Dietitian 2 in LOS ANGELES, California

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Registered Dietitian to come join their dynamic clinical team at Keck Medicine of USC, located in Los Angeles, CA. This position will be responsible for supporting the inpatient population at Keck Hospital of USC; initially managing the abdominal transplant inpatient units (both ICU and floor). Ideally, the candidate will be well versed in a variety of complex disease states/managment, nutrition support, and team collaboration. In addition, preferred candidate will be experienced in PI/QI/Research initiatives and Nutrition Focused Physical Exams/identification of malnutrition. In the absence of this experience, be excited and able to learn these processes.

Reporting to the Director of Clinical Nutrition the ideal candidate will:

  • Be a registered dietitian with at least 2-5 years of experience.

  • Preferred advance degree Masters and/or advanced certification

  • Takes initiative, be innovative, and passionate about nutrition and elevating our practice

  • Be self-directed, flexible, and a team player and have excellent time management, verbal, and written communication skills

Keck Medicine of USC is the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, one of only two university-based medical systems in the Los Angeles area. Encompassing academic excellence, world-class research and state-of-the-art clinical care, we attract internationally renowned experts who teach and practice at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school.

We operate the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital. The enterprise also owns the community hospital USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, and it includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties. In addition, we operate USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice.

In 2017, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in five specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics and orthopaedic surgery.

To learn more about what Sodexo has to offer Registered Dietitians and view open positions, go to our Clinical Microsite: http://www.sodexodietitiancareers.com/

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 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 - 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 75410

Category Nutrition

Employment Status Full-Time