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Registered Dietitian 3

Company: Sodexo
Location: ALLENTOWN
Posted on: October 10, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:

Come grow your career with the largest private employer of dietitians!

 

Sodexo is seeking a Full-Time Registered Dietitian to come join their dynamic team at Lehigh Valley Health Network, a 1000 bed teaching network of three hospitals located in Allentown, PA.  The Cedar Crest location is an 800+ bed Level 1 Trauma center with a 120 bed ICU.  You will have the opportunity to collaborate with a team of 15 RDs, work with the TPN team and cover the Burn unit.  

 

This is a great opportunity if you are looking to obtain grow your experience  in a specialty area.  

 

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

  • Be a registered Dietitian with demonstrated experience in and acute care setting - ideally in critical care units. 
  • CNSC preferred or willing to obtain within 6 months to 1 year of employment. 
  • Work as part of the clinical team providing nutrition care for the 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

Is this opportunity right for you?  We are looking for candidates who have: 

  • Registered Dietitian and license in PA;
  • strong verbal and written communication skills;  
  • good time management skills, be a self-starter and a team player; 
  • the ability to work well with physicians, nursing and ancillary staff.

 

To learn more about Leigh Valley Health network, please visit http://www.lvhn.org/

 

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 Sodexo 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.

Keywords: Sodexo, Allentown , Registered Dietitian 3, Other , ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania

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