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Sodexo Floating Registered Dietitian 2 in LOUISVILLE, Kentucky

Unit Description

Join a team of dietitians who are passionate about their profession, with patients at the heart of everything we do.

Sodexo is seeking a dynamic Registered Dietitian to provide exceptional patient care in its Louisville, Kentucky healthcare facilities. This position is affiliated with UofL Health, an integrated regional academic health system, which leads research in the state and nation. This healthcare system consists of hospitals, medical centers, physician practices, outpatient oncology, and acute rehab.

This position will be a floater position and help support UofL Health units in the area.

The successful candidate will:

  • be responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services by using evidence-based clinical standards of care to assess complex patient nutritional needs;

  • establish operating standards as needed, and develops tools for promotion of optimum nutrition intake to increase treatment tolerance and quality of life;

  • integrate patient nutrition support and management goals with medical and interdisciplinary healthcare team;

  • utilize information systems to successfully coordinate patient care;

  • teache and counsel patients, families and care givers as an element of the inclusive care and treatment provided.

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

  • Registered Dietitian credentials and be licensed in KY;

  • strong verbal and written communication skills;

  • good time management skills be a self-starter and a team player; and/or

  • the ability to work well with physicians, nursing and ancillary staff.

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Not the job for you?

At Sodexo, we offer Dietitian positions in a variety of business segments, including Schools, Universities, Health Care and Senior Living locations across the United States. .

Working for Sodexo:

Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. As the largest private employer of dietitians, we have tremendous job opportunities for registered dietitians who are looking to get more out of their career!.

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 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 - 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.

Location US-KY-LOUISVILLE

System ID 576358

Category Nutrition

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Full-Time

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