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Registered Dietitian 2


Location:
Chattanooga, TN
Date:
02/16/2018
2018-02-162018-03-17
Job Code:
69836
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Careers Center | Registered Dietitian 2

Registered Dietitian 2

Location US-TN-CHATTANOOGA
System ID
69836
Category
Nutrition
Relocation Type
No
Employment Status
Full-Time

Unit Description

Sodexo seeks a Clinical Dietitian at Erlanger Health System in Chattanooga, Tennessee to support the inpatient clinical dietetics team.  This position will be utilizing the nutrition care process to assess and treat adult patients on patient floors and intensive care units throughout the health system.  Ideal candidate would be detail oriented, dependable and flexible.  1 year of experience preferred. This position may cover clinical services as Erlanger North and Erlanger East, as well, as the Baroness campus.

 

Erlanger Health System is an academic medical center affiliated with the University Of Tennessee College Of Medicine Chattanooga and is the region's most comprehensive network of hospitals and physicians. This position will be designated to the main 813 bed campus in downtown Chattanooga but may also provide coverage to the East and North campuses.

 

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

  • Be a registered Dietitian with 1 year experience in acute care setting and critical care;
  • Work as part of the clinical team providing nutrition care and managing the nutrition care process
  • 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
  • Strong time management and organizational skills are needed to be successful in this position
  • Utilizes electronic charting in the NCP format.
  • Be highly motivated
  • Serv Safe Certification required

Licensure required in Tennessee.

  

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To learn more about what Sodexo has to offer Registered Dietitians and view open positions, go to our Clinical Microsite: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Position Summary

Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services
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 - 1 year 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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