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Sodexo, Inc.: Dietitian Nutritionist 2 - Healthcare – Bethesda, MD

DUTIES:

  • Provides general to specialized nutrition care for patients, residents, and the community in the delivery of our contractual agreement with the client.
  • Functions as a nutrition resource to assigned patient care areas, developing peers, and foodservice staff to ensure the provision of safe, high-quality care.
  • Function as a lead providing supervision to food-service staff.
  • 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.
  • Executes the Nutrition Care Process (assessment, nutrition diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation) for general clinical practice with a developing area of specialty; is accountable for the provision of safe and reliable care and services and completion of documentation in accordance with individual and statutory scope, regulatory standards and facility policies, protocols and practice guidelines, including clinical privileges.
  • Provides evidence-based nutrition counseling and training to meet basic and specialized clinical needs, promote disease management, educate healthcare personnel, interns and students on nutrition care strategies and support foodservice staff competency; offers input into development and enhancement of learning activities and educational resources and initiates referrals as needed to elevate care, support continuation of nutrition care plans or elevate educational processes.
  • Continually improves and expands performance and demonstrates professional growth by advancing nutrition-related skills and engaging in tailored professional education to develop a deeper understanding of concepts and principles associated with one or more areas of specialty practice.
  • Actively engages in interdisciplinary activities to promote the nutrition care plan and serve as a resource on nutrition-related issues; collaborates and communicates with clinical and culinary departments in the development, implementation and promotion of operating standards, tools, resources and programs for general and specialized clinical practice and foodservice operations in accordance with Sodexo standards; participates in the development of interdisciplinary policies and protocols.
  • Participates independently or with minimal guidance in performance improvement (PI) activities and demonstrates readiness to offer outcomes-based solutions to promote continuous improvement.
  • Apply general to specialized clinical knowledge, skills, behaviors & values safely and reliably in primary to tertiary care environments with minimal guidance from peer experts & supervisor.

REQUIREMENTS: Master’s degree in Nutrition OR Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or a related field and 3 years of clinical nutrition work experience.

Other Required Skills/Experiences:

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
  • Certification/licensure as required by state(s) of practice

Any suitable combination of education and experience will be accepted.

SALARY: $71,677 to $80,300 /year

LOCATION: 915 Meeting Street, N. Bethesda, MD 20852 and various unanticipated client locations throughout the US

Position eligible for Employee Referral Bonus Program.


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.


Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement:

Master's degree with completion of required coursework and supervised practice as dictated by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

For those eligible for the registration exam prior to 1/1/24:

Bachelor's degree with completion of required coursework and supervised practice as dictated by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)

Credentials Requirement:

Meets eligibility requirements for Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and will become registered within 120 days of hire. In some states and/or facilities the RD/RDN credentials is required at the time of hire
Certification/licensure as required by state(s) of practice. In some states and/or facilities state certification/licensure is required at the time of hire

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years experienced practitioner able to work with minimal supervision


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

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