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Clinical Dietitian 1

Job category: Nutrition

Job ID: 50284

US-SC-CHARLESTON

Posted: 18-May-2018

Sodexo is seeking a Registered (Clinical) Dietitian to join a dynamic nutrition team at a 299 bed hospital in Charleston, SC.  This individual will primarily be responsible for nutrition care on the floors and the outpatient nutrition program. 

 

This individual will report to the Clinical Nutrition Manager and will:

 

  • Provide comprehensive nutrition assessments, educations and care planning for patients at Trident Medical Center
  • Use clinical research and evidence-based practice to develop patient and family focused care plans
  • Uphold order writing privilege policies in line with current hospital standards
  • Achieve nutrition support competencies and provide nutrition support including management of customized TPN
  • Provide comprehensive outpatient nutrition counseling one day per week
  • Participate in food service initiatives to enhance patient satisfaction
  • Implement business practices in order to uphold Sodexo and Trident Medical Center’s mission and values
  • Provide nutrition and wellness education to medical staff
  • Participate in performance improvement projects
  • Contribute to cost savings and operating profit contribution through the implementation of services
  • Maintain and develop client relationships and client satisfaction
  • Participate in departmental, clinical, and other meetings related to areas of practice
  • Fulfill contractual obligations to the client to ensure account retention
  • Utilize electronic medical records within the practice environment

The ideal candidate is:

  • A passionate leader who is willing to stay current with the scientific literature and help staff, patients, and families understand nutrition strategies to support and improve quality of life and clinic outcomes
  • An excellent communicator and has the ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
  • Able to creatively problem solve, work independently with minimal supervision and make decisions while working within a self-directed and team-oriented work environment
  • Familiar with the Nutrition Care Process and Meditech Electronic System
  • Able to cross-cover the entire facility on weekend rotation
  • Licensed in the state of South Carolina
  • Must be a Registered Dietitian

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree

Basic Functional Experience - 1 years 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.