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Sodexo Registered Dietitian (Part Time) in Somerville, Massachusetts

Unit Description

No need to go far to change the world – one patient at a time.

Sodexo is seeking a Part Time Registered Dietitian (16-20 hrs/week) for Cambridge Health Alliance (CHA)- Somerville Hospital which is a newly designatedCenter of Excellence for Child and Adolescent Inpatient Mental Health Care in Somerville, MA . This position, along with the interdisciplinary team, will help provide thetransformative continuum of care for patients and their families for a diverse youth population with mental health needs. This position has the opportunity to increase hours-worked as the patient clientelle increases. This position offers Benefits!

The successful candidate will:

  • Provide nutritional care to behavioral health pediatric patients (5yo-17yo);

  • Provide one-on-one nutritional counseling to patients & their families and also provide interactive group nutrition education programs as needed;

  • Provide support to the Food and Nutrition Department during meal times; including inservice education and training;

  • Meet DOH/State/Federal and company standards;

  • Represent the Food and Nutrition Department as a liaison by working with the medical, nursing, occupational therapy and other staff involved in patient care.

Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Registered Dietitian credentials and licensure in the state of MA;

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;

  • Good 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 about CHA-Somerville Hospital at https://www.challiance.org/locations/somerville/cha-somerville-campus

Learn more aboutSodexo’s Benefits (https://bit.ly/2EVNezw)

Not 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.Continue your search for Dietitian jobs (http://bit.ly/SdxRDjobs) .

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 Summary

Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services

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 & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree

Basic Functional Experience - 1 year 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-MA-Somerville

System ID 674822

Category Nutrition

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Part-Time

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