Clinical Nutrition Manager 3
Company: Sodexo USA
Posted on: February 13, 2019
Unit Description 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. For more than 100 years, Wesley Healthcare has provided exceptional care to thousands of families in Wichita, throughout Kansas, and Northern Oklahoma. As a leader in overall recommended care, Wesley treats more than 24,000 patients annually and delivers more than 6,000 babies each year, more than any hospital in a 13-state region. 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 Position Summary 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 - 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.
Keywords: Sodexo USA, Wichita , Clinical Nutrition Manager 3, Executive , Wichita, Kansas
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