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Clinical Nutrition Manager 1

Kankakee, IL
  • Job Code
Careers Center | Clinical Nutrition Manager 1
  • Clinical Nutrition Manager 1

    Location US-IL-KANKAKEE
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  • Unit Description

    Sodexo is seeking a full-time Registered Dietitian to come join their dynamic team as Clinical Nutrition Manager at St Mary's Hospital a 182 bed, acute care hospital located in Kankakee, IL,


    Position will report to General Manager and the ideal candidate will be:

    • Experienced Registered Dietitian with management experience and eligible to obtain an Illinois license
    • Experience in the Nutrition Care Process
    • A strong leader and have excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
    • Able to creatively problem solve, work independently with minimal supervision, make decisions while working within a self-directed and team-oriented work environment
    • Passionate about driving patient satisfaction and improving the patient experience
    • Willing to work independently to implement new processes and procedures
    • Highly motivate and works well as an integrated team member with physicians, residents, nursing, and ancillary staff

    In this role you will:

    • Have direct oversight of 2.5 Registered Dietitians who cover the following patient care areas: rehab, orthopedics, oncology, intensive care units, maternity, behavioral health and pediatrics.
    • Responsible for patient meal services area including Sodexo’s At Your Request Room Service and Call Center and have a strong presence in the kitchen tray-line area
    • Participating on committees (wound care, cancer & diabetes), projects, and community presentations
    • Work with a diverse patient population
    • Prepare department for regulatory audits including Joint Commission, CMS, and Illinois Department of Health

    Position Summary

    Functions as the in-unit lead Clinical leader for a small - medium account. 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
    -Executes operating standards, implements quality improvements and communicates them to other departments; and collects and reports outcomes.
    -Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction for nutrition services and promotes nutrition services.
    -. - 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).



    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 + Meets eligibility requirements for certification as a Registered Dietitian

    Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.




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