Sodexo is seeking a Full-Time Registered Dietitian to come join their dynamic clinical team at USC Norris Cancer Hospital, located in Los Angeles, CA. This position will be responsible for supporting the regional oncology outpatient program. Ideally, the candidate will be well versed in a variety of oncology patient populations.
Reporting to the Clinical Nutrition Manager the ideal candidate will:
- Be a Full-Time registered dietitian with at least 2 years of experience;
- preferably have an advance degree Masters and/or advanced certification;
- have prior outpatient /oncology experience;
- be experienced in PI/QI initiatives and interested in elevating best practice; in the absence of this experience, be excited and able to learn these processes.
Is this opportunity right for you? We are looking for candidates who:
- Take initiative, are innovative, and passionate about nutrition and elevating our practice;
- be self-directed, flexible, and a team player and have excellent time management, verbal, and written communication skills.
Keck Medicine of USC is the University of Southern California's medical enterprise, one of only two university-based medical systems in the Los Angeles area. Encompassing academic excellence, world-class research and state-of-the-art clinical care, we attract internationally renowned experts who teach and practice at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region's first medical school.
We operate the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: Keck Hospital of USC and USC Norris Cancer Hospital. The enterprise also owns the community hospital USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, and it includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties. In addition, we operate USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice.
Keck Medical Center of USC was ranked in the top 20 on U.S. News & World Report's 2020-21 Best Hospitals Honor Roll and among the top 3 hospitals in Los Angeles and top 5 in California. The medical center also ranked high in several specialty lines.
Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services
-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.