Presbyterian St. Lukes provides state-of-the-art, complex medical care in the heart of Denver, treating patients from all over the Rocky Mountain Region. P/SL holds Centers of Excellence designations in numerous specialties. We are also proud to be recognized as one of the 106 HCA Healthcare Hospitals included in TJC's new list of Top Performers on Key Quality Measures. To learn more about our numerous hospital wide achievements, please visit us at http://pslmc.com/about/awards-recognition/
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This position supports the mission of Presbyterian/St Luke's Medical Center of optimizing the quality of life of all those served by expanding beyond the traditional focus on medical needs to the needs of the whole person. Provides supervision of nutrition care for patients and residents including specialty areas (e.g. pediatrics, diabetes, cardiovascular) at account(s)/unit(s) to ensure client satisfaction and retention for the Company. Implements business practices in order to uphold Company mission and values. Contributes to account revenue and operating profit contribution through the implementation of services.
Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction for nutrition care of patients and residents.
Plans projects, including defining objectives, scope, specifications, methods, timetables, staffing and budget.
Manages all activities and communication from the diet office.
Accountable for the execution of service quality by maintaining highest level of delivery.
Promotes and supports workplace diversity initiatives.
Directs daily operations of nutrition programs for patients and residents and specialty areas (e.g. pediatrics, diabetes, cardiovascular) including screening, assessment, intervention, menu planning, care and discharge planning to ensure patient nutrition needs and customer satisfaction levels are met.
Ensures employees have appropriate equipment, supplies and resources to perform their jobs and meet goals, cost controls and deadlines.
Manages and promotes food and nutrition programs and develops resources for nutritional education according to Sodexho standards and policy.
Provides input on unit and staffing productivity and in establishing department goals.
Assists in the development of new business service(s) for the client and implements the service program(s).
Supervises program activities by delegating authority, assigning and prioritizing activities and monitoring operating standards.
Manages by providing positive and constructive feedback to employees in order to reward, coach, correct and motivate.
Ensures licenses and certification are current for employees.
Probes potential problems and apprises manager of status on resolution of problems or issues, using appropriate Sodexho resource when necessary.
Ensures compliance with all federal, state and local regulations as well as Sodexho/client policies and procedures (e.g. HIPPA/Privacy Act, JCAHO, quality assurance, safety, operations, personnel).
Manages the budget by controlling costs (e.g. labor, inventory, equipment, materials), complying with budget requirements and making adjustments when necessary.
Establishes operating standards, implements quality improvements and communicates them to other departments.
Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration within the academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; Certification in Nutrition Support(CNSC) within the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N); and /or board certified specialist in pediatric nutrition (CSP) within the Commission on Dietetic Registration highly preferred.
Bachelor of Science or Arts and/or Masters Degree in Food & Nutrition or Dietetics from an accredited college or university. Master's of Science Degree preferred.
Maintenance of credentials with continued pursuance of current practices in specialty area.
Minimum of 2-4 years clinical experience in an acute care facility, prefer completion of traineeship/fellowship in neonatal nutrition or related clinical experience in neonatal nutrition.
Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English.
If you meet/exceed the above qualifications, apply now for immediate consideration!
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