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Registered Dietitian/Diabetes Educator

Company: Sodexo
Location: LEOMINSTER
Posted on: October 5, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:

Your nutritional know-how can help patients in your community live happier, healthier lives!

 

Sodexo is seeking an Outpatient Dietitian / Diabetes Educator at Health Alliance Hospital, located in Leominster, MA.   The selected candidate will provide MNT counseling in the general outpatient clinic ~50% of the time and work as a diabetes educator ~50% of the time. This Diabetes Educator will join the outpatient Diabetes and Endocrinology team!  Selected candidate will have the CDCES credentials or be in the process of logging hours to sit for the certification exam.  This 140 bed community hospital is a part of the UMass Memorial Health Care 7 hospital system.  


The successful candidate will:

  • Provide MNT counseling in the general outpatient clinical ~50% and 50% in the diabetes clinic;
  • empower clients to achieve life changing goals;
  • provide individualized education to clients through evidence-based nutrition care in a variety of specialized area;
  • provide insulin pump and glucose sensor training to patients;
  • collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to recommend, implement, and monitor nutrition interventions with overall improvement in clinical outcomes;
  • provide professional staff education to ensure the safe management and care of clients and families;
  • participate in quality improvement projects within the department; and
  • act as a mentor to students and new dietitians.

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

  • Registered Dietitian and CDCES credentials or be in the process of obtaining these credentials;
  • experience in providing general and diabetic medical nutrition therapy;
  • excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with clients and interdisciplinary team members at all levels;
  • the proven ability to effectively engage, motivate and influence others regarding their nutrition; and
  • a commitment to continued education in the nutrition field and implementation of new and innovative ideas.

For more information about Health Alliance Hospital click here: http://www.umassmemorial.org/healthalliance-hospital
Click here for more information about Sodexo’s Benefits.

Not the job for you?
At Sodexo, we offer Dietitian positions in a variety of business segments, including Schools, Universities, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Dietitian jobs.

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.

Keywords: Sodexo, Leominster , Registered Dietitian/Diabetes Educator, Other , LEOMINSTER, Massachusetts

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