Clinical Nutrition Manager 2

Less than 5 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17
Los Angeles, CA
Less than 5 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/16/17

Unit Description

Sodexo is seeking a Clinical Nutrition Manager to join their team at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, located in North Glendale, CA. The CNM will be responsible for serving in a clinical and operational, leadership role on Food and Nutrition Services team, be responsible for directing and developing patient care programs, be able to maintain a highly visible role, interact with clients, and represent the department on hospital-wide medical staff, nursing and interdisciplinary committees, work as part of the clinical team and play an integral role with a mission to exceed client satisfaction through the application of Sodexo programs, and Lead and drive Performance Improvement and Quality Management projects. This position will be responsible for meeting DNV/state/federal and company standards. This position will be required to perform in a clinical capacity (approx. 2d/week) as well as a management role.

                                                             

 

Reporting to the Director of Clinical Nutrition the ideal candidate will:

  • Be a registered dietitian with at least 3-5 years of experience.
  • Have management experience and/or demonstrate leadership skills
  • Be self-directed, flexible, and a team player and have excellent time management, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Have experience with a variety of patient populations with the ability and desire to maintain clinical skills
  • Takes initiative, be innovative, and passionate about nutrition and elevating our practice

USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, part of Keck Medicine of USC, has been serving the needs of patients in the cities of Glendale and La Cañada Flintridge, as well as the surrounding Foothill communities of Southern California for more than 40 years. Our mission is to provide personalized, high-quality healthcare relevant to our patient community.

Part of the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital’s services include a 24-hour emergency room, a primary stroke center, bariatric and minimally invasive surgery, OB-GYN and infant services, orthopedic surgery, occupational, physical and speech therapy, cardiac rehabilitation and imaging and diagnostic services. In addition, the hospital is opening up a new level 2 NICU.

 

Position Summary

Functions as the in-unit lead Clinical leader for a medium to large account or multiple accounts under one contract in a system. Manages the daily operations of nutrition services through direct supervision of both non-exempt employees and entry-level exempt professional employees.

Key Duties
-Directs daily operations of nutrition programs and ensure customer and client satisfaction levels are met.
-May provide direct nutrition care to population served
-Establishes and executes operating standards, implements quality improvements, manages the budget and communicates them to other departments.
-Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction for nutrition services.
-Promotes nutrition services and stays current with most recent nutrition-related trends, research, policy, certifications, and standards of practice.
-Manages employees to ensure they meet goals, cost controls deadlines, and collect outcomes.
-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).
-Assists in the development of new business service(s) for the client, regional or national initiatives, projects, and implements the service program(s).

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree

Basic Management Experience - 1 year

Basic Functional Experience - 2 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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