2 hours
2017-11-162017-12-16

Registered Dietitian 3

Sodexo
HOUSTON, TX
  • Job Code
    66876
Careers Center - Registered Dietitian 3

Registered Dietitian 3

US-TX-HOUSTON
System ID
66876
Category
Nutrition

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Registered Dietitian 3 to join their dynamic clinical team at the CHI Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center location, a quaternary care teaching hospital in Houston, Texas. The selected candidate will also provide support at the CHI St. Luke’s Health Sugar Land, Patients Medical Center, and the Vintage locations.

 

This position will report to the Clinical Nutrition Manager. The ideal candidate will:

 

  • Be a Registered Dietitian with at least 3 years experience, preferably in an acute care setting. A Certified Nutrition Support Clinician is preferred, or must be willing to certify within 8 months of hire.
  • Provide nutritional care to critical care, nutrition support, and general inpatient populations. Provide comprehensive nutrition assessments following the Nutrition Care Process, including nutrition-focused physical exams. Carefully document in the electronic medical record.
  • Be able to work at multiple CHI St. Luke’s locations as needed and willing to work some weekends/holidays.
  • Be an active member of the interdisciplinary team, participating in unit rounding.
  • Be an active member of the clinical nutrition team, participating in departmental initiatives.
  • Possess strong leadership and communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Must be licensed in the state of Texas.

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 Sodexho 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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