Sodexo Inc. Clinical Nutrition Manager 2 in Washington, District Of Columbia

Unit Description

Are you ready to advance your career to the next level? If so, consider this opportunity as your next career move. Sodexo is the number one employer of registered dietitians in the United States. We offer tremendous opportunities for career growth for dietitians throughout all divisions. Benefits for dietitians include reimbursement for annual AND dues, CDR fees, CEUs and specialty certifications, as well as education assistance.

We are seeking a Registered Dietitian with proven clinical leadership experience for a Clinical Nutrition Manager position at Howard University Hospital, a 288-bed acute care facility located in Washington, DC. Howard University is a U.S. Joint Commission Advanced Certification as a primary --stroke center and Advanced Certification in diabetes management. Howard University Hospital, a Level 1 Trauma Center and has become one of the most comprehensive health care, teaching and research facilities in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Clinical Nutrition Manager will:

  • Serve in a clinical and operational, leadership role on Food and Nutrition Services team -70% clinical -30% management

  • Have previous clinical nutrition management experience in an acute care setting and have a strong commitment to excellence in patient care.

  • Be responsible for the management of the food and clinical nutrition services team of 3 registered dietitians, patient services and the diet office staff;

  • Prior union experience preferred

  • Monitor and evaluate nutrition care services; accreditation and regulatory readiness and review; and establishing and maintaining standards of care

  • Maintain a highly visible role, interact with clients, represent the department on hospital-wide medical staff, nursing and interdisciplinary committees

  • Work as part of the clinical team and play an integral role with a mission to exceed client satisfaction through the application of Sodexo programs

  • Lead and drive Performance Improvement and Quality Management projects

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

  • Have prior experience with electronic medical records charting and the nutrition care process

  • Maintain positive relationships with medical staff and senior administration,

  • Excellent communication and customer service skills,

  • Represent the department facility wide.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills

  • Have or obtain Licensure in Washington, DC. required

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

Position Summary

Functions as the in-unit lead Clinical leader for a medium to large account or multiple accounts under one contract in a system. 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.

-May provide direct nutrition care to population served

-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 - 1 year

Basic Functional Experience - 2 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 78441

Category Nutrition

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time