• Clinical Nutrition Manager 2

    Location US-CA-WEST HILLS
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  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking a Registered Dietitian for a Clinical Nutrition Manager position at West Hills Hospital and Medical Center. This is a 263 bed acute care Hospital located 30 miles from Los Angeles CA in West Hills, CA . 


    Is this opportunity right for you?

    If you are a registered dietitian with a minimum of 2 years of recent clinical experience and a minimum1 year lead or management experience, this may be the job for you.  Utilizing your leadership skills, you will manage the Clinical Nutrition program while leading team employees to include dietitians and diet office staff. Our dietitians create more than merely a job but a rewarding career by leading teams to exceed client expectations. Are you the experienced dietitian we’re seeking?


    In this role you will:

    • Serve in a leadership role on the Food and Nutrition Services team along with other Sodexo managers
    • Oversee a staff to include a dietitian, diet office staff and trayline staff
    • Represents the department on hospital wide nursing and medical staff committees
    • Meet DOH/state/federal and company standards.
    • Be a Registered Dietitian and be able to provide guidance and direction to the RD/program coordinator to meet accreditation standards for the Diabetes Education Center
    • Be responsible for meeting The Joint Commission/state/federal and company standards
    • Oversee the Out Patient Nutrition Program
    • Be the primary liaison with medical and nursing staff.
    • Be responsible for the hiring, orientation, scheduling, training, development, and performance evaluations of the diet office, patient services staff, and RD and trayline
    • Provide in-patient and out-patient nutrition instruction and be involved in community education programs
    • Be responsible for the Department Policy & Procedure manual

    The ideal candidate will have/be:


    • Registered Dietitian with a minimum of 2 years of recent clinical experience and 1 year lead or management experience experienced with the Nutrition Care Process
    • Strong leadership and communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • The ability to creatively problem solve, work independently with minimal supervision and make decisions while working within a self-directed and team-oriented work environment
    • Excellent interpersonal skills to make every day a better day for our clients and residents.
    • A passion for driving and improving the patient experience for the population we serve.
    • Willingness to participate in various patient satisfaction initiatives


    Apply Now!

    Are you ready to start your Sodexo career? Apply now!


     West Hills Hospital & Medical Center offers compassionate and responsive care for the improvement of human life. Our expert physicians and clinicians, and every employee, strives each day to bring outstanding service to the bedside. Serving the West Valley for more than 50 years, West Hills Hospital brings "quality care, close to home." Many of our services, including Orthopedic Surgery, Gastrointestinal Care and Critical are highly-ranked on a national scale. We provide special places for women and newborn infants including our Women's Diagnostic Center and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. We are home to the renowned Grossman Burn Center.


    We house an expansive Emergency Department, now made more accessible 24/7 with the addition of a new helipad. This means a more efficient transport service for the region's burn patients and others who are critically injured.


    West Hills Hospital is also an Advanced Stroke Center as designed by the Joint Commission and home to the first accredited Chest Pain Center in Los Angeles County.

    Our staff of 900 employees and Medical Staff of 450 look forward to serving you.


    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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