• Clinical Nutrition Manager 2

    Location US-CA-VAN NUYS
    System ID
    74972
    Category
    Nutrition
    Relocation Type
    No
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo currently has a job opportunity for a Clinical Nutrition Manager, Patient Services Manager to join our food services healthcare team at Valley Presbyterian Hospital is a 350-bed hospital in Van Nuys, Los Angeles, California.

    Founded in 1958, architect William Pereira designed the original building.  The facility specializes in maternal and child health, cardiac care, orthopedics, and critical care services.

     

    Reporting directly to the General Manager, the ideal candidate will:

     

    • be a Registered Dietitian with at least 2 years lead or management experience
    • be responsible for supervision of staff and providing medical nutrition therapy that includes nutrition assessment, nutrition education, drug nutrient interaction education and nutrition care planning using a sound knowledge base and good clinical judgment
    • Directs daily operations of comprehensive nutrition care for patients and residents including screening, assessment, intervention, menu planning, care and discharge planning to ensure patient nutrition needs are met
    • Represent department at meetings and patient conferences. May need to attend meetings for the Director, Food & Nutritional Services
    • Inventory and procure all oral and enteral feedings. Develop and maintain formulary
    • Follow through on patient meal and snack issues
    • Schedule and supervise all clinical staff, conduct staff meetings, in-services, and complete timely competencies and evaluations
    • Maintain and update clinical nutrition policies and procedures.
    • Assist the Director, Food & Nutritional Services in special projects, planning department changes, updating the patient menu and the budget for the clinical nutrition area
    • Participates in continuing education to meet own professional development goals. Remains aware of recent research and literature findings.
    • Coordinate the department performance improvement activities to continually improve patient care and outcomes

     

    Don’t’ miss this excellent opportunity to move your healthcare career forward with Sodexo!

     

    In addition to offering a great opportunity, this position also provides a competitive salary, great benefits…and so much more!!

     

    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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