• Registered Dietitian 2 - Relief

    Location US-CA-LOS ANGELES
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    Employment Status
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking a PRN Registered Dietitian to come join their dynamic team at Martin Luther King, Jr. Community Hospital in Los Angeles,CA.  MLKCH is a 131 bed acute care facility, brand new stand-alone hospital.


    Reporting to the Clinical Nutrition Manager, the ideal candidate will have:


    • Have at least 1 year prior experience in an acute care setting and be flexible and willing to work in all areas of the hospital  
    • Provide inpatient cross coverage with some high acuity population and includes some rotating weekends and holidays
    • Prior experience with utilizing the nutrition care process and electronic health records charting (Previous Cerner and Room Service experience helpful)
    • A comfort level with NFPE
    • Be able to work well with physicians, nursing, ancillary staff; to work collaboratively as part of a team, as well as independently and be outcome focused
    • Round with medical and other health care staff on patient care units
    • Be responsible for conducting nutrition care, educations,  and patient assessments to the patient population with a variety of disease states as needed;
    • Demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills;
    • Have good time management skills and be a self-starter 
    • The potential opportunity to participate in Performance Improvement projects, participate in patient satisfaction, employee training, and precepting interns
    • Spanish skills a plus





    Position Summary

    Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services on a temporary or prn basis.
    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 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..



    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.


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