Sodexo is searching for a Clinical Nutrition Manager
for Lima Memorial Hospital a 220 bed acute care hospital in Lima, Ohio. At Your Request Room Service is the patient meal service. Technical experience in Health Touch (Meal Order System) and Meditech (Hospital Network) would be benificial. The Clinical manager will support our dietitian in clinical coverage as well as mangeing hourly staff along with our management team. Will be involed with inpatient and community welness programs and events promoting nutritional wellness throughout the organization and community. This is a great opportunity to advance your management experience and continue to have patient interaction. As the Clinical Nutrition Manager you will serve in a leadership role; manage the nutrition programs and provide direction and training to the Patient Service team, supporting operational excellence.
The ideal candidate will report to the GM and:
- Oversee the clinical nutrition team, and host/hostesses
- Work closely in a multidisciplinary team setting
- Develop and maintain strong relationships with the medical, ancillary staff, administration, as well as represent Sodexo facility wide
- Manage the diet office / Room Service Call Center
- Responsible for evaluation, training and development of hourly food service clinical staff
- Weekend and holiday rotation required as needed
- Assist General Manager and Management team in additional projects and tasks as needed
- Work to achieve continuous improvement in patient satisfaction scores
- Have excellent communication skills
Functions as the in-unit lead Clinical leader for a medium to large account or multiple accounts under one contract in a system. Manages the daily operations of nutrition services through direct supervision of both non-exempt employees and entry-level exempt professional employees.
-Directs daily operations of nutrition programs and ensure customer and client satisfaction levels are met.
-May provide direct nutrition care to population served
-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 - 1 year
Basic Functional Experience - 2 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.