• Registered Dietitian 3

    Location US-SC-CHARLESTON
    System ID
    83727
    Category
    Nutrition
    Relocation Type
    No
    Employment Status
    Full-Time
  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking a Two Full Time Critical Care Registered Dietitian to join their team at the Medical University of South Carolina, an 850 bed hospital located in Charleston, SC.  This dietitian will be responsible for covering the surgical trauma intensive care unit (STICU), including management of patients requiring parenteral nutrition.

     

    Position #1 Dietitian will work in Surgical Trauma ICU

    Position #2 Dietitian will work in Neurosurgical ICU

     

     

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

     

    • Be a Registered Dietitian with at least 3 years of experience 
    • Maintain responsibility for comprehensive nutrition assessments and reassessments, intervention including nutrition support, education, and counseling of inpatient populations 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.
    • Competent to place post-pyloric enteral access tubes, or obtain competency within 6 months.
    • Certified Specialist in Nutrition Support credential, or obtain within 12 months.
    • 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.
    • The ideal candidate must be eligible for SC licensure.
    • Registration with Commission on Dietetic Registration is required.
    • SC licensure is required before starting

    To learn more visit: http://www.muschealth.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 including those for complex needs.
    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 - 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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