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Clinical Nutrition Manager II - Healthcare

Company: Sodexo
Location: Ahoskie
Posted on: November 17, 2023

Job Description:

Unit Description: Come work for the world---s leading private employer of Registered Dietitians Sodexo is a seeking a Clinical Nutrition Manager II-HC to join their clinical nutrition team at Roanoke-Chowan Hospital in Ahoskie, NC part of the ECU health systems. This modern, 114-bed hospital in Ahoskie provides a full spectrum of health services to nearly 40,000 people across four counties. This account is a quick 2 hour getaway to the Outer Banks of NC ECU Health Roanoke-Chowan Hospital offers a number of specialty services including behavioral health, cancer care, pain management, and sleep services. . Relocation and $2500 Sign on Bonus is Available Remote work is Available (Tuesday or Wednesday or Thursday) After 12 months you will receive 4 weeks Vacation and 3 Personal Days The successful candidate will: manage the clinical nutrition program within the hospital supervise a one dietitians; have 13 months of management experience; advocate to expand and promote the role of Clinical Nutrition throughout the facility; collaborate with the implementation and management of Sodexo---s meal service program and menu management system; foster a culture of learning that promotes career growth and professional development; proactively seek out and maintain collaborative relationships with key stakeholders that is integral to moving efforts of the department forward; drive Performance Improvement and Quality Management projects; provide education to patients, as well as staff, and work well with physicians, nursing, occupational and speech therapists, and other ancillary staff. provide nutrition care to a variety of patient units; works weekends and holidays rotation as needed serve as a preceptor for dietetic interns, as needed. strong time management and organizational skills are required to be successful in this position. Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for Dietitians who will: be a Registered Dietitian with acute care experience and demonstrate a great clinical knowledge base; have proven supervisory or management experience with an aptitude for program growth and development; demonstrate excellent communication, leadership and customer service skills; and/or have experience with regulatory accreditation, regulatory readiness and review, and establishing and maintaining standards of care. Licensure in NC is required To learn more visit: Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs. Employees in Healthcare are required to be fully vaccinated as a term and condition of employment at Sodexo no later than February 28, 2022, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status and upload proof of vaccination via an online portal. Not the job for you? At Sodexo, we offer Dietitian positions in a variety of business segments, including Schools, Universities, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Dietitian jobs . 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. What We Offer: Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training. Position Summary: Provides leadership and direction for the nutrition care program for patients, residents, and clients in the delivery of our contractual agreement with the client. Manages the clinical and assigned patient services staff in the provision of general and some specialty nutrition care and patient foodservice programs for one to two sites / up to 300 beds, providing direct patient care and functioning as the nutrition authority for the organization. Implements and maintains professional and business practices to assure regulatory compliance and to uphold company mission, values, and commitments made in the Sodexo client contractual agreement. Contributes to financial and clinical outcomes through implementation of services. Directs the implementation of the Nutrition Care Process (assessment, nutrition diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation) in general to specialized clinical practice and activities of assigned patient services staff by delegating authority, assigning & scheduling, prioritizing activities, ensuring provision of equipment, supplies & resources, participating in the budgeting process, maintaining labor reports and other financial records, and monitoring operating standards; is accountable for the provision of safe and reliable care and services by self and direct reports and completion of documentation in accordance with individual & statutory scopes, regulatory standards, facility policies, protocols and practice guidelines, including clinical privileges; actively participates in development, implementation and promotion of the patient dining and other food and nutrition programs to Sodexo standards. - 35% Conducts recruiting, hiring, onboarding, verification of credentials, competency assessment, performance evaluations and ongoing professional practice evaluation as applicable to clinical privileges for direct reports; ensures that verification of credentials, competency assessment, performance evaluation and ongoing professional practice evaluation as applicable for self is completed per Sodexo and facility standards; engages in tailored continuing education for self and in mentoring of direct reports to enhance knowledge, skills, and judgment and to facilitate professional growth and employee engagement. - 20% Ensures provision of nutrition counseling and training by self and direct reports for patients, residents, clients, families, healthcare personnel, students and foodservice staff to meet general to specialized clinical needs, promote disease management, and introduce evidence-based nutrition care strategies; provides learning experiences for direct reports, dietetics/other healthcare students and interns to include teaching, coaching and performance evaluation per Sodexo/facility/ program standards; offers input into development and enhancement of learning activities and educational resources; makes appropriate referrals to credentialed nutrition specialists or ambulatory care services as needed to elevate care, support continuation of the nutrition care plan, or enhance education and training processes. - 15% Actively engages in interdisciplinary activities such as meetings, medical conferences, rounds and discharge planning to build strategic relationships, support collaborative care, promote the nutrition care plan and serve as the nutrition expert for the organization providing guidance and insight to the administrative, medical, nursing and foodservice staff; exercises approval authority for the patient menu with nutrient analysis, diet manual and enteral formulary; actively participates in development of operating standards, policies, tools and resources for clinical practice and foodservice operations; participates in development of interdisciplinary policies and protocols. - 15% Develops and implements performance improvement activities to enhance productivity, patient safety, patient satisfaction and quality of care and responds to more advanced customer service escalations using Sodexo resources as needed for intervention strategies and providing managerial approvals as required; independently analyzes data to draw conclusions and make sound recommendations; develops action plans and project plans to include defining objectives, scope, specifications, methods, timetables and staffing, as applicable; completes documentation of performance improvement activities and communicates outcomes to manager and client per Sodexo and facility standards. - 15% Qualifications & Requirements: Basic Education Requirement: Bachelor's degree with completion of required coursework and supervised practice as dictated by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) [Note: For those seeking registration after 2023, a master---s degree will be required] Basic Management Experience: At least 13 months experience supervising and directing people and other resources to achieve specific end results within limited timeframes. Basic Functional Experience: 3 years as experienced practitioner able to work unsupervised and provide professional supervision to developing practitioners Credentials Requirement: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) Certification/licensure as required by state(s) of practice Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Keywords: Sodexo, Suffolk , Clinical Nutrition Manager II - Healthcare, Executive , Ahoskie, Virginia

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