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Registered Dietitian 3

Allentown, PA
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  • Registered Dietitian 3

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    Sodexo is seeking a Full-Time Registered Dietitian to come join their dynamic team at The Lehigh Valley Health Network, Cedar Crest, a 1000 bed teaching network of three hospitals located in Allentown, PA.


    Reporting to the Clinical Nutrition Manager, the ideal candidate will:

    • Be a Registered Dietitian with 3 or more years’ experience in an acute care setting specializing in nutrition support, a Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC) and experience with pediatric/neonatal nutrition or interest in learning
    • Work as part of the clinical team providing nutrition care for the Neonatal and Adult Critical Care populations and managing the nutrition care process
    • Be a part of the inpatient clinical team providing nutrition support to the acute care inpatient population and nutritional care to the general population
    • Manage the nutrition care process and have prior critical care experience
    • Provide education to patients, as well as staff and work well with physicians, nursing, and ancillary staff.
    • 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.
    • Have excellent interpersonal communication skills to interact with a wide variety of individuals and groups
    • Demonstrate strong time management and organizational skills
    • Be an active leader in Nutrition Committees and professional training of Physicians, C-PAs, Nurses, students, etc.
    • Have the ability to conduct professional nutrition presentations to large groups.

    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 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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