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Job Title

Nutrition Support Dietitian

Company : Sodexo

Location : FLUSHING, NY

Created : 2020-10-24

Job Type : Full Time

Job Description

Unit DescriptionAre you a Registered Dietitian ready to impact the life of patients in a large hospital?Sodexo is seeking an experienced RD for theirNutrition Support Dietitianposition at New York Presbyterian – Queens Hospital. NYP-Queens is a 535-bed, Level I Trauma facility in the heart ofQueens NY. This position will provide routine clinical nutrition care for high-acuity patients within the various critical care units and also serve as a lead dietitian within the specialty of nutrition support.Reporting to the Clinical Nutrition Manager, the successful candidate will:+ Provide exceptional nutrition care to patients in the various critical care units with cross coverage to the medical, surgical, and pediatric units as needed; + Mentor and educate staff, colleagues, and interns as a lead RD in nutrition support; + Participate and/or lead process improvement initiatives as well as represent the Nutrition Department on hospital Nutrition Support Committees; + Work a rotating weekend and holiday schedule; + Be knowledgeable of the Nutrition Care Process and be well versed in the Nutrition Focused Physical Exam and Malnutrition Identification; + Participate in nutrition related community outreach for the hospital; + Efficiently and effectively organize clinical nutrition and patient care responsibilities.Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:+ A minimum of 1-2 years of critical care experience as a Registered Dietitian; +CNSC certification required (or willing to obtain within 3-6 months of employment);+ Have excellent interpersonal communication skills to interact with a wide variety of individuals and groups; + Strong verbal and written communication skills; + Strong time management skills, be a self-starter and a team player; and + The ability to work well with physicians, nursing and ancillary staff. Learn more aboutNYP-Queens Hospital atLearn more aboutNot the job for you?At Sodexo, we offer Dietitian positions in a variety of business segments, including Schools, Universities, Health Care and Senior Living locations across the United States..Working for Sodexo: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!Position SummaryResponsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services including those for complex needs. Key Duties -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 & RequirementsBasic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree 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.Location_US-NY-FLUSHING_System ID_623519_Category_Nutrition_Relocation Type_No_Employment Status_Full-Time_