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Sodexo Registered Dietitian 2 in CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa

Unit Description

Your nutritional know-how can help residents in your community live happier, healthier lives.

Sodexo is seeking a Part-Time Registered Dietitian 2 to work 24 hours per week for Meth-Wick Community, located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Meth-Wick Community is a Life Plan Community (https://methwick.org/2017/11/blog-crcc-lifeplancommunity/) for adults age 55 and older. Residents choose from five styles of living (https://methwick.org/styles-of-living/) offered on our 68-acre wooded campus; independent living, Independence Plus, assisted living, memory care, and nursing care. Our wellness campus offers the largest range of health care options in the area.

This position offers full benefits and a flexible schedule!

$2500 Sign-On Bonus

The successful candidate will:

  • provide nutritional care to the long-term care residents and sub-acute rehab patients;

  • conduct quality improvement initiatives such as test trays and meal rounds;

  • meet DOH/state/federal and company standards;

  • be an active member of the interdisciplinary care conferences;

  • represent the Food & Nutrition Department as a liaison with the medical and nursing staff; and/or

  • support the food service operation as needed.

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

  • Registered Dietitian credentials and be licensed in IA;

  • at least one year of experience working in a senior living community or hospital;

  • strong verbal and written communication skills;

  • strong leadership skills;

  • the ability to work well with physicians, nursing and ancillary staff; and/or

  • excellent interpersonal skills and enjoy working with seniors to make every day a better day for our residents.

Learn more about Meth-Wick Community at https://methwick.org/

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:

Join a team of dietitians who are passionate about their profession, with patients at the heart of everything we do. 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.

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Location US-IA-CEDAR RAPIDS

System ID 652062

Category Nutrition

Relocation Type No

Employment Status Part-Time

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