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.
Position offers a Sign On Bonus $5000.00
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.Key Duties-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
Basic Management Experience
Basic Functional Experience