Sodexo is seeking an experienced Registered Dietitian to be a part of the award winning RD team at Lenox Hill Hospital. Sodexo is the number one employer of registered dietitians in the United States. We offers tremendous opportunities for career growth for part-time and full-time dietitians throughout all divisions. Benefits for dietitians include reimbursement for annual AND dues, CDR fees, CEUs and specialty certifications, as well as education assistance.
Highlights of your responsibilities in this role:
This is a full time benefits eligible position and functions as the dietitian for assigned inpatient units. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing optimum nutritional care to patients admitted to general medical and surgical units through nutrition screening, assessment, support, education, counseling, and interdisciplinary team communication.
Other responsibilities include functioning as a resource person to medical/nutrition students, residents, and other medical team members regarding the nutritional management of patients admitted to own unit, participating as dietetic internship preceptor, providing in-service education to department, participating in patient satisfaction initiatives including unit rounding, and participating in community initiatives as assigned. Acute care and clinical experience required.
A few facts about Lenox Hill
Lenox Hill is a 652-bed, acute care hospital located on Manhattan's Upper East Side. The hospital is particularly well-known for excellence in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, orthopaedics, sports medicine, otolaryngology/head and neck surgery, and maternal/child health. The hospital is committed to the highest standards of medical education, cutting edge clinical research, and innovative community outreach programs.
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Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services
-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.
System ID 76340
Employment Status Full-Time