Sodexo has an outstanding opportunity for a Full Time Registered Dietitian working as a Keto Clinical Dietitian, specifically in caring for the specialized nutritional needs of pediatric patients for Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters in Norfolk, VA (Virginia Beach, VA area).
*Candidates do not need to have Ketogenic experience. Training will be provided.
$3000 sign on bonus available
The CHKD Health System has convenient locations stretching north to the Middle Peninsula, west to Williamsburg, as far east as the Eastern Shore and as far south as Elizabeth City, N.C. With 17 pediatric practices, we have offices in every corner of our region and our CHKD pediatricians have immediate access to the full range of special pediatric services.
This position will be working with our Neurology Department caring for seizure specific inpatients and out patients. Traditionally the ketogenic diet has been used for myoclonic, atonic and tonic-clonic seizures . This position will work on the main CHKD campus in Norfolk, VA
For more information on CHKD, click here http://www.chkd.org/
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Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services
-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..
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.