Clinical Nutrition Manager 3
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WICHITA, KS 67202
Sodexo has an outstanding opportunity for a Clinical Nutrition Manager with strong leadership skills to join their dynamic team and manage the Clinical Nutrition program at Wesley Healthcare Market in Wichita, Kansas a 550 bed acute care hospital and 102 pediatric/NICU beds hospital.
Reporting to the General Manager, the ideal candidate will:
+ Be a Registered Dietitian with at least 3 years of leadership experience, 5 years of experience is preferred
+ Serve in a clinical and operational, leadership role on Food and Nutrition Services team
+ Be responsible for directing and developing patient care programs
+ Prior experience with Room Service and Host/Hostess meal Programs is preferred
+ Supervise the team of 7 Registered Dietitians, the diet office staff, the food service staff and Health Touch Patient Service Software
+ Monitor and evaluate nutrition care services; accreditation and regulatory readiness and review; and establishing and maintaining standards of care
+ Able to maintain a highly visible role, interact with clients, represent the department on hospital-wide medical staff, nursing and interdisciplinary committees
+ Demonstrate an understanding for Press Ganey and Studer Principles
+ 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
+ Lead and drive Performance Improvement and Quality Management projects
+ Be self-directed, flexible, a team player with excellent time management, verbal, and written communication skills
+ Have prior experience with electronic medical records charting and the nutrition care process
+ Licensure in Kansas required
Functions as the in-unit lead Clinical leader for a large account, system or multiple accounts under the same contract or multiple contracts in a defined region.
Manages the daily operations of nutrition services through direct supervision of both non-exempt employees and entry-level exempt professional employees.
-Directs daily operations of nutrition programs and ensure customer and client satisfaction levels are met.
-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 – 2 years
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.
System ID 79299
Relocation Type No
Employment Status Full-Time