Dietitian Nutritionist II
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.
Sodexo is seeking a Registered Dietitian to join their clinical team at USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, located in Glendale, CA. This position will be responsible for supporting the inpatient clinical nutrition team as needed based on clinical staffing needs.
Sodexo offers benefits Dietitian Nutritionists including:
- Reimbursement for AND dues, state licensure fees and CDR renewal
- money toward continuing education events
- up to $5000.00
- tuition reimbursement annually
- a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, plus health and wellness programs!
Reporting to the Clinical Nutrition Manager, the ideal candidate will:
- Be a registered dietitian with at least 2-5 years of experience and a preferred advance degree Masters and/or advanced certification is preferred;
will be responsible for supporting the inpatient clinical nutrition team as needed based on clinical staffing needs;
- have prior experience providing Medical Nutrition Therapy to a variety of patient populations with the ability and desire to maintain clinical skills;
- work closely as part of the clinical team and play an integral role with a mission to exceed client satisfaction through the application of Sodexo programs;
Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:
- have the ability to be self-directed, flexible, and a team player and have excellent time management, verbal, and written communication skills;
- takes the initiative, is innovative, and passionate about nutrition and elevating our practice.
Part of the University of Southern California’s medical enterprise, USC Verdugo Hills Hospital’s services include a 24-hour emergency room, a primary stroke center, bariatric and minimally invasive surgery, OB-GYN and a level II NICU, infant services, orthopedic surgery, occupational, physical and speech therapy, cardiac rehabilitation and imaging and diagnostic services.
Learn more about https://uscvhh.org/
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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.
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. May function as a Lead providing supervision to clinical nutrition and/or patient foodservice 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 and directs the Nutrition Care Process (assessment, nutrition diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation) for complex practice as a specialist or in an expanded clinical role; 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.- 40%
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. - 20%
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. - 20%
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. - 10%
Participates independently or with minimal guidance in performance improvement (PI) activities and demonstrates readiness to offer outcomes-based solutions to promote continuous improvement. - 10%
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 Functional Experience - 3 years experienced practitioner able to work with minimal supervision
- 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 practice, as applicable, or advanced practice certification (RD-AP/RDN-AP)
Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.