• Clinical Nutrition Manager 3

    Location US-KS-WICHITA
    System ID
    81034
    Category
    Nutrition
    Relocation Type
    No
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo has an outstanding opportunity for a Clinical Nutrition Manager with strong leadership skills to join their dynamic team and manage the Clinical Nutrition program at Wesley Healthcare Market in Wichita, Kansas a 550 bed acute care hospital and 102 pediatric/NICU beds hospital. Position offers a Sign On Bonus $5000.00

     

    Reporting to the General Manager, the ideal candidate will:

    • Be a Registered Dietitian with at least 3 years of leadership experience, 5 years of experience is preferred
    • Serve in a clinical and operational, leadership role on Food and Nutrition Services team
    • Be responsible for directing and developing patient care programs
    • Prior experience with Room Service and Host/Hostess meal Programs is preferred
    • Supervise the team of 7 Registered Dietitians, the diet office staff, the food service staff and Health Touch Patient Service Software
    • Monitor and evaluate nutrition care services; accreditation and regulatory readiness and review; and establishing and maintaining standards of care
    • Able to maintain a highly visible role, interact with clients, represent the department on hospital-wide medical staff, nursing and interdisciplinary committees
    • Demonstrate an understanding for Press Ganey and Studer Principles
    • Work as part of the clinical team and play an integral role with a mission to exceed client satisfaction through the application of Sodexo programs
    • Lead and drive Performance Improvement and Quality Management projects 
    • Be self-directed, flexible, a team player with excellent time management, verbal, and written communication skills
    • Have prior experience with electronic medical records charting and the nutrition care process
    • Licensure in Kansas required 

    Position Summary

    Functions as the in-unit lead Clinical leader for a large account, system or multiple accounts under the same contract or multiple contracts in a defined region. 
    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.
    -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 - 2 years

    Basic Functional Experience - 3 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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