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Sodexo CHICAGO, Illinois
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January 23, 2023
Sodexo
CHICAGO, Illinois
FULL_TIME
Unit Description:

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

 

Sodexo is seeking a Critical Care Dietitian to join the dynamic team at Mount Sinai Hospital, a member of the Sinai Health System in Chicago, IL. This 300 bed level 1 trauma center is located on Chicago's West side.  This position will provide evidence-based inpatient nutrition care to patients at Mount Sinai Hospital.  This position will cover the 44 bed level 3 NICU and 30 bed ICU.  

 

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The successful candidate will:

  • provide nutritional care babies in the NICU, as well as adults in the ICU;
  • work one weekend a month providing hospital wide coverage;
  • perform quality improvement initiatives such as patient satisfaction rounds and monthly test trays;
  • educate healthcare team member, including physicians and nurses;
  • effectively collaborate with other members of the patient care team including doctors, nurses, psychologists, pharmacists, social workers, speech therapists, and fellow dietitians.

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

  • Registered Dietitian credentials and be licensed in Illinois;
  • NICU and ICU experience;
  • acute care clinical and nutrition support experience;
  • strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • a passion for inpatient nutrition care and be an independent, proactive worker with excellent time management skills

To learn more about Mount Sinai Hospital

 

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

 

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!

 

Employees who work in Healthcare are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a term and condition of employment, absent a legally required exception, and are required to report their vaccination status and upload proof of vaccination via an online portal.

What We Offer:

Sodexo offers fair and equitable compensation, partially determined by a candidate's education level or years of relevant experience. While the budgeted range for the position is posted, Sodexo salary offers are based on a candidate's specific criteria, like experience, skills, education and training.

Position Summary:

Provides general to specialized nutrition care for patients, residents, and the community in the delivery of our contractual agreement with the client.  Functions as a nutrition resource to assigned patient care areas, developing peers, and foodservice staff to ensure the provision of safe, high quality care.  May function as a Lead providing supervision to clinical nutrition and/or patient foodservice staff.  Maintains professional and business practices to assure regulatory compliance and to uphold company mission, values, and commitments made in the Sodexo client contractual agreement.  Contributes to financial and clinical outcomes through implementation of services.

 

Executes and directs the Nutrition Care Process (assessment, nutrition diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation) for complex practice as a specialist or in an expanded clinical role; is accountable for the provision of safe and reliable care and services and completion of documentation in accordance with individual and statutory scope, regulatory standards and facility policies, protocols and practice guidelines, including clinical privileges.- 40%

 

Provides evidence-based nutrition counseling and training to meet basic and specialized clinical needs, promote disease management, educate healthcare personnel, interns and students on nutrition care strategies and support foodservice staff competency; offers input into development and enhancement of learning activities and educational resources and initiates referrals as needed to elevate care, support continuation of nutrition care plans or elevate educational processes. - 20%

 

Continually improves and expands performance and demonstrates professional growth by advancing nutrition-related skills and engaging in tailored professional education to develop a deeper understanding of concepts and principles associated with one or more areas of specialty practice. - 20%

 

Conducts ongoing critical evaluation of the clinical nutrition practice/service line programs using multiple sources of data to support the organization's strategic outcomes; promotes continuous improvement by actively contributing to the progression of nutrition and medical science, including research. - 20%

 

Continually enhances performance and demonstrates professional growth by advancing nutrition-related knowledge and skills; demonstrates growth in expertise and leadership through design and coordination of interprofessional engagement and continuing education activities.- 10%

 

Actively engages in interdisciplinary activities to promote the nutrition care plan and serve as a resource on nutrition-related issues; collaborates and communicates with clinical and culinary departments in the development, implementation and promotion of operating standards, tools, resources and programs for general and specialized clinical practice and foodservice operations in accordance with Sodexo standards; participates in the development of interdisciplinary policies and protocols. - 10%

 

Participates independently or with minimal guidance in performance improvement (PI) activities and demonstrates readiness to offer outcomes-based solutions to promote continuous improvement. - 10%

 

 

Qualifications & Requirements:

Basic Education Requirement: Bachelor's degree with completion of required coursework and supervised practice as dictated by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) [Note: For those seeking registration after 2023, a master's degree will be required]

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years experienced practitioner able to work with minimal supervision

 

Credentials Requirement:

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD/RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
  • Certification/licensure as required by state(s) of practice
  • Specialty credential in area(s) of focused practice, as applicable, or advanced practice certification (RD-AP/RDN-AP)

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.


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