• Registered Dietitian 2

    Location US-TX-AMARILLO
    System ID
    72465
    Category
    Nutrition
    Relocation Type
    No
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking a Registered Dietitian to come join their dynamic team at Northwest Texas Healthcare System, a 495-bed academic teaching facility based in Amarillo, Texas.  As a designated tertiary care academic institution, the hospital provides patients with advanced technological innovations for diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of clinical conditions. We are well known nationally for our heart, emergency, stroke and children's care. We are fully accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services Regulatory Licensing Unit; we are also a Joint-Commission-certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center.

     

    Position will report to Clinical Nutrition Manager and ideal candidate will:

     

    • Be Registered Dietitian
    • Conduct nutrition assessments and provide diet education to patients 
    • Educate patients and family members as well as facility staff in concepts of nutrition and diet modifications
    • Demonstrate excellent communication and customer service skills
    • Be responsible for Trauma beds, Critical Care Unit and Medical Surgical Unit
    • Assist Clinical Nutrition Manager in additional projects or tasks as needed

     

     

     

     

     

     

    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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