• Registered Dietitian 2

    Location US-GA-DALTON
    System ID
    82857
    Category
    Nutrition
    Relocation Type
    No
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking a Registered Dietitian at Hamilton Medical Center in Dalton, Georgia. Dalton, GA is located in the beautiful rolling hills area of Northwest Georgia and is located 34 miles from Chattanooga, TN and 90 miles from Atlanta.

     

    This is a great opportunity and serves a variety of medical conditions: MICU, SICU, Pulmonary, Oncology, Hospice, Renal, Diabetes, Pediatrics, Geriatric, Orthopedic, Stroke, and Cardiac. The dietitians are involved in community-based projects, interdisciplinary meetings, patient satisfaction and food service training. Average census 115-145;

     

    The Registered Dietitian will report to the Clinical Nutrition Manager and will:

    • Be responsible for performance improvement activities.
    • NCP experience preferred
    • Have knowledge in acute care nutrition services, along with a strong comprehension of the principles of clinical nutrition practice
    • One year experience required
    • Bilingual candidate a plus
    • Work with the Sodexo Management team to provide exemplary care to patients, and staff.
    • Possess strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
    • proactive interaction with the medical team,
    • Experience with electronic charting. 
    • Experience with Room Service Dining Programs and Electronic Health Records will be desirable
    • Georgia Licensure required before starting

    To learn about visit: http://www.hamiltonhealth.com/

     

    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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