• Clinical Nutrition Manager 2

    Location US-CO-WHEAT RIDGE
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  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking a Registered Dietitian to come join their dynamic clinical team at Lutheran Medical Center, it is a beautiful 409 Licensed Beds Hospital located in Wheat Ridge CO. 


    Position will report to General Manager and ideal candidate will:

    • In addition to direct oversight of 9 inpatient Dietitians, this Clinical Nutrition Manager will also act as a Patient Ambassador for the Guest Services departments
    • Be responsible for driving client and patient satisfaction scores for multiple departments, within Guest Services
    • Conduct staff and patient rounds, evaluates patient feedback, and initiates best practices to help drive employee and patient satisfaction
    • Be a leader that can develop and motivate a team to exceed the expectations of clients and customers in service and the technical execution
    • Possess strong leadership skills and has the ability to work independently to establish and execute operating standards, implements quality improvements, and manages policies.
    • Has the ability to analyze data, present and effectively communicate to all levels within the organization
    • Will be involved with training, participation in hospital committees and change management. Serve as a subject matter expert for clinical nutrition programs and standards of practice.
    • Strong knowledge of State and Joint Commission standards along with experience in improving patient satisfaction (HCAHPS)
    • Be a Registered Dietitian and prior clinical nutrition management a plus

    Position Summary

    Functions as the in-unit lead Clinical leader for a medium to large account or multiple accounts under one contract in a system. 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.
    -May provide direct nutrition care to population served
    -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 - 1 year

    Basic Functional Experience - 2 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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