Sodexo Inc. Registered Dietitian 2 in MANTECA, California

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Lead Registered Dietitian to join their dynamic clinical team at Doctors Hospital of Manteca, located in Manteca, CA. For over 50 years, Doctors Hospital of Manteca has provided superb clinical care to patients in the Central Valley of California.

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Reporting to the General Manager, the ideal candidate will:

  • Be a Registered Dietitian with at least 1 year of prior experience in a management and/or leadership role in an acute care setting, as this position will function as the Lead RD supporting direct patient care (in-patient and outpatient care)

  • Bring enthusiasm, skill and confidence to enhance the value of the clinical nutrition team in achieving clinical excellence and patient satisfaction

  • Also be instrumental in coordination of patient services activities

  • In addition to the opportunities at the unit, have the ability to advance the profession and department in his/her daily work, including cultivating key relationships and new opportunities

  • Accurately assess patient’s nutritional status, identify nutritional risk, develop plan of care and evaluate outcomes

  • Have experience utilizing the nutrition care process, electronic medical records charting

  • Have excellent organizational, communication and customer service skills, and be an outstanding team player

  • Have responsibility for providing nutrition-related expertise in the interdisciplinary team management of all patients and clients

  • Work well with physicians, nursing, and ancillary staff and collaboratively as part of a team, as well as independently and be outcome focused

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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 78465

Category Nutrition

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time