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Clinical Nutrition Manager 2

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Grow your career and develop a team that shares your desire to make a difference.


This position offers a $2,000.00 Sign on Bonus!! 


Sodexo is seeking a full time Clinical Nutrition Manager (Registered Dietitian) for The Palmdale Regional Medical Center, located in Palmdale, CA. With the recent addition of the Rehabilitation Institute, the hospital features 184 licensed acute care beds, inpatient and outpatient surgery, cardiac services featuring a STEMI Receiving Center (heart attack) and a 35-bed 24-hour emergency department. In the fall 2020 a new Labor & Delivery Unit will be opened.


Palmdale Regional Medical Center serves the region by providing high quality medical services to residents of the Antelope Valley, Santa Clarita Valley and surrounding communities.


Reporting to the General Manager, the successful candidate will:


  • Manage the nutrition care services for this facility and be responsible for managing 3 RD's and diet office staff up to 15;
  • be responsible for managing and developing a team to foster successful nutrition programs and works with the team;
  • lead and drive Performance Improvement and Quality Management projects;
  • monitor and evaluate nutrition care services; accreditation and regulatory readiness and review; establish and maintain standards of care;
  • work closely with the management team to meet the needs of Sodexo as well as the client and be directly involved in continuous quality improvement;
  • maintain a role with client interaction and medical team, representing the department on hospital-wide medical staff committees.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:


  • is a Registered Dietitian with at least 2 year of experience is an acute care setting and at leat 1 year of  prior leadership experience;
  • has a strong commitment to excellence in all aspects of patient care;
  • provides demonstrated leadership skills to manage and develop clinical staff;
  • is an outstanding team player with excellent communication and customer service skills;
  • works well with physicians, nursing, and ancillary staff and collaboratively as part of a team, as well as independently and be outcome focused. 

Learn more about Palmdale Medical Center:

To learn about Sodexo’s benefits: Sodexo Benefits Info 


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! 




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.


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