Dietitian Operations Manager

System ID
Food Service
Relocation Type
Employment Status

Unit Description

Come work for the world’s leading private employer of Registered Dietitians!


Sodexo is seeking a Dietitian Operations Manager for Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.  Main responsibilities of this position include managing Sodexo’s room service program and menu management system, and managing the call center, nourishment and formulary rooms.  This 628 bed academic medical center is a level one trauma center and Penn State’s flagship hospital.

The successful candidate will:

  • lead the implementation and management of Sodexo’s menu management system (Healthtouch);
  • manage the room service call center;
  • oversee the nourishment and formulary rooms;
  • provide direct supervision and training to ~18 hourly food and nutrition associates;  
  • foster a culture of learning that promotes career growth and professional development; 
  • collaborate with clinical, food service and interdisciplinary teams to enhance the patient experience; and
  • drive Performance Improvement and Quality Management projects.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Registered Dietitian credentials;
  • an understanding of formula room workflows;
  • rooms service and menu management experience;
  • working knowledge of EMR’s, clinical skills, diet education, menu analysis and regulatory rules/processes/policies
  • excellent leadership and communication skills with the ability to maintain the highest of standards;
  • passion for our patients and customers to ensure our Sodexo CARES (Compassion, Accountability, Respect, Enthusiasm and Service) behaviors are followed daily;
  • strong management skills, preferably in healthcare.

Learn more about Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center at
Learn more about Sodexo’s Benefits 

Not the job for you?
At Sodexo, we offer Dietitian positions in a variety of business segments, including Schools, Universities, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Dietitian jobs.

Working for Sodexo:
At Sodexo, you will find the ingredients for a great career in food service management specializing in Patient Services. With benefits including schedules that encourage work-life balance and continuing education opportunities, you’ll enjoy an improved quality of life that’s unique in the hospitality industry.


Employees in Healthcare are required to be fully vaccinated as a term and condition of employment at Sodexo no later than February 28, 2022, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status and upload proof of vaccination via an online portal. 


After February 28, you must be fully vaccinated before you can start work. Fully vaccinated by February 28 means:

  • Obtain the first dose of a two-dose vaccine no later than January 27, 2022; and the second dose no later than February 28, 2022; or
  • Obtain one dose of a single-dose vaccine no later than January 27, 2022

Position Summary

Provides support regarding the proper implementation of operating standards and procedures. Develops appropriate communication tools for a division or area.



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

Basic Management Experience - 3 years
Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of experience in operations

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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