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Sodexo is seeking a Registered Dietitian to work as a Clinical Nutrition Manager for BSA Health System in Amarillo, TX. The CNM will be responsible for clinical oversight of 3 facilities (~455 beds) in Amarillo, TX which includes both inpatient and outpatient services, NICU, critical care, pediatrics, medical/surgical, diabetes education and cardiac rehabilitation education.

4 weeks’ vacation after 12 months + 3 personal days!
*3 weeks’ vacation for first 12 months
Reimbursement for AND dues, state licensure fees and CDR renewal!
Money toward continuing education events!
Up to $5000 tuition reimbursement annually!

The successful candidate will:

  • Guide and empower the clinical nutrition program within BSA Health System toward maintained excellence
  • Supervise a cohesive team of experienced dietitians; entry level dietitians, and experienced diet techs
  • Collaborate with the implementation and management of Sodexo’s national patient menu
  • Ensure that policies and procedures are in place and maintained in compliance with all federal, state, and local regulations as well as Sodexo and client needs
  • Foster a culture of learning that promotes career growth and professional development
  • Proactively seek out and maintain collaborative relationships with key stakeholders including hospital leaders and physicians
  • Drive performance improvement and quality management projects as needed
  • Provide nutrition care to a variety of inpatients or outpatients as needed
  • Precept dietetic interns and oversee clinical rotations

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for Registered Dietitians who will:

  • Assist our clinical team in maintaining advanced level of practice with continuous growth and development
  • Demonstrate a great clinical knowledge base in a variety of inpatient and outpatient areas
  • Exhibit proven management skills or possess an aptitude for leadership growth and skill development
  • Display excellent communication, servant leadership and authentic customer service skills
  • Possess experience or learning capacity for regulatory accreditation, regulatory readiness and review, and establishing and maintaining standards of care

Learn more about BSA Health System: BSA Health System in Amarillo, TX | BSA Hospital (

BSA Hospital Awards and recognitions:

  • Ardent Best Employee Loyalty Award 2023
  • Nation’s Top 100 Hospitals (6 times within past 10 years)
  • Certified Primary Plus Stroke Center
  • American Heart Association/American Stroke Associations Get with the Guidelines® - Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
  • 2022 Leapfrog Safety Survey Grade “A”
  • Accredited Chest Pain Center
  • NICU Trauma Level III Designation
  • Trauma Level III Designation

Employees who work in Healthcare are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or complete a legally required medical or religious accommodation form..

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Working for Sodexo:
How far will your ambition, talent, and dedication take you? Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. As the largest private employer of dietitians, we have tremendous job opportunities for Registered Dietitians who are looking to get more out of their career!

What We Offer

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Position Summary

Provides leadership and direction for the nutrition care program for patients, residents, and clients in the delivery of our contractual agreement with the client. Manages the clinical and assigned patient services staff in the provision of general and specialized nutrition care and patient foodservice programs for one to five sites / up to 700 beds, functioning as a full-time management leader and the nutrition authority for the organization. Implements and maintains professional and business practices to assure regulatory compliance and to uphold company mission, values, and commitments made in the Sodexo client contractual agreement. Contributes to financial and clinical outcomes through implementation of services.

Conducts/delegates recruiting, hiring, onboarding, verification of credentials, competency assessment, performance evaluations and ongoing professional practice evaluation as applicable to clinical privileges for direct reports; ensures that verification of credentials, competency assessment, performance evaluation and ongoing professional practice evaluation as applicable for self is completed per Sodexo and facility standards; contributes to the design of the ongoing professional performance evaluation process for clinical privileging; engages in tailored continuing education for self and direct reports to enhance knowledge, skills, and judgment and to facilitate professional growth and employee engagement. - 25%

Directs the implementation of the Nutrition Care Process (assessment, nutrition diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation) in general to specialized clinical practice and activities of assigned patient services staff by delegating authority, assigning & scheduling, prioritizing activities, ensuring provision of equipment, supplies & resources, participating in the budgeting process, maintaining labor reports and other financial records, and monitoring operating standards; is accountable for the provision of safe and reliable care and services by direct reports and completion of documentation in accordance with individual & statutory scopes, regulatory standards, facility policies, protocols and practice guidelines, including clinical privileges; plays an integral role in development, implementation and management of food and nutrition/ clinical/community programs to Sodexo standards and contributes to development and implementation of interdisciplinary solutions - 20%

Performs an integral role in interprofessional activities such as meetings, medical conferences, rounds and discharge planning to build strategic relationships, support collaborative care, advance the role of nutrition and overall management of care for general and specialized practice, and serve as the nutrition expert for the organization providing guidance and insight to the administrative, medical, nursing and foodservice staff; exercises approval authority for the patient menu with nutrient analysis, diet manual and enteral formulary; performs an integral role in development of operating standards, policies, tools and resources for clinical practice and foodservice operations; contributes to development of interdisciplinary policies and protocols. - 20%

Develops and implements performance improvement activities with input from peers and colleagues to enhance productivity, patient safety, patient satisfaction and quality of care and responds to more advanced customer service escalations using Sodexo resources as needed for intervention strategies and providing managerial approvals as required; independently analyzes data to draw conclusions and create effective solutions; develops action plans and project plans to include defining objectives, scope, specifications, methods, timetables and staffing, as applicable; completes documentation of performance improvement activities and communicates outcomes to manager and client per Sodexo and facility standards. - 20%

Ensures provision of nutrition counseling and training by self and direct reports for patients, residents, clients, families, healthcare personnel, students and foodservice staff to meet general and specialized clinical needs, promote disease management/available treatment modalities, and introduce evidence-based nutrition care strategies; develops and provides learning experiences for direct reports, dietetics/other healthcare students & interns, and other healthcare providers to include teaching, coaching and performance evaluation per Sodexo/facility/ program standards; provides professional supervision and mentoring for developing competent and proficient practitioners/managers; makes appropriate referrals to credentialed nutrition specialists or ambulatory care services as needed to elevate care, support continuation of the nutrition care plan, or enhance education and training processes. - 15%

Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement: Bachelor's degree with completion of required coursework and supervised practice as dictated by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) (Note: For those seeking registration after 2023, a master’s degree will be required)

Basic Management Experience: 6 years experience of planning, managing and organizing resources within short/medium timeframes within the overall policy framework
Basic Functional Experience: 5 years as experienced specialized practitioner able to work unsupervised and provide professional supervision to specialists.

Credentials Requirement:

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
  • Certification/licensure as required by state(s) of practice
  • Specialty credential in area(s) of focused management practice, as applicable

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

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