• Registered Dietitian 2

    Location US-SC-CHARLESTON
    System ID
    82845
    Category
    Nutrition
    Relocation Type
    No
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking a full-time Pediatric Neurology Dietitian to join their team Medical University of South Carolina, an 850 bed teaching hospital located in Charleston, SC. The Children’s Hospital makes up approximately 250 of these beds. Later this year, MUSC will be transitioning their pediatric programs to a free standing hospital (MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital) along with a separate Children’s Ambulatory Care Center.

     

    $3000 Sign on Bonus Available!

     

    The Pediatric Neurology Dietitian will report to the CNM  and be responsible for providing medical nutrition therapy in the inpatient and outpatient care settings for pediatric neurology patients.

    • Enteral nutrition for patients with neurological impairment leading to feeding difficulty including but not limited to cerebral palsy, Down Syndrome, and genetic abnormalities.
    • Ketogenic diet therapy for epilepsy and migraine patients including the classic ketogenic diet, modified Atkins diet, low glycemic index treatment and any combination of modified ketogenic diet approaches. 

    The Dietitian will:

    • Be a Registered Dietitian with at least 1 year of experience (preferably in pediatrics). Ketogenic diet therapy experience is a plus, but not required.
    • Maintain responsibility for comprehensive nutrition assessments and reassessments, intervention including nutrition support, education, and counseling of pediatric populations and their families per the Nutrition Care Process model.
    • Provide education to patients, as well as staff and work well with physicians, nursing,occupational and speech therapists, and other ancillary staff.
    • Provide coverage for other dietitians as needed, including rotation through the weekend, holiday, and on-call schedule.
    • Possess 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.
    • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals and groups.
    • Serve as a preceptor for dietetic interns as needed.
    • Strong time management and organizational skills are required to be successful in this position.
    • SC licensure is required. 

    To learn more visit: http://www.musckids.org/ 

     

    To learn more about what Sodexo has to offer Registered Dietitians and view open positions, go to our Clinical Microsite:  http://www.sodexodietitiancareers.com/

     

     

     

    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 Sodexo 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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