• Registered Dietitian 2

    Location US-NY-FLUSHING
    System ID
    72031
    Category
    Nutrition
    Relocation Type
    No
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo has an exciting opportunity for a Registered Dietitian at New York Presbyterian Queens, a 535 bed tertiary care facility located in Flushing, NY. This position is uniquely providing comprehensive nutrition assessments and care planning for all bariatric surgery patients requiring pre-operative and post-operative visits in the Bariatric Surgery Program. This position also may occasionally cover community events.

     

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

    • Be a Registered Dietitian with at least 1-2 years prior experience as a Clinical Dietitian in an outpatient setting.
    • RD must have a CDN (Certified Dietitian Nutritionist) credential. CDE will be preferred

    • Have prior experience in managing the care process with bariatric patient population.
    • Have prior knowledge utilizing the nutrition care process and electronic medical records charting as well as experience with systems.
    • Have excellent communication skills while providing education to patients, staff and the community.
    • Effectively work in collaboration as part of a team and independently
    • Be a self-starter, a team player, and possess good time management skills and must be able to work well with physicians, nursing, and ancillary staff

    Sodexo is the number one employer of Registered Dietitians in the United States offering 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. 

     

    Position Summary

    Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services
    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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