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 717112 - Bariatric Registered Dietitian - ALLENTOWN, Pennsylvania, United States

   
Job information
Posted by: Sodexo Inc. 
Hiring entity type: Food Service and Restaurant 
Work authorization: Not Specified for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: US$1000 - 70000
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Health - Dietitian
 
Travel: Unspecified 
Accept candidates: from anywhere 
Languages: English - Fluent
 
Minimum education: See below 
Minimum years experience: See below 
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: 717112 / Latpro-3810875 
Date posted: Jul-30-2021
State, Zip: Pennsylvania, 18104

Description


System ID 717112
Category Nutrition
Relocation Type No
Employment Status Full-Time

Unit Description

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

Sodexo is seeking a Full Time Outpatient Dietitian to support Bariatric Nutrition at Lehigh Valley Health Network. This Registered Dietitian will provide nutrition counseling and education for the bariatric medicine programming as well as working with patients in individual and group modalities. This position will serve as the operational point of contact for the specialized group classes focus on weight management. Behavioral Health experience is a plus.

The successful candidate will:

  • Empower clients to achieve life changing goals who are currently experiencing obesity and/or diabetes;
  • Provide individualized and group education to clients through evidence-based nutrition care in the specialized area of bariatrics and weight management.
  • Be proficient with the use of motivational interviewing;
  • Collaborate with the interdisciplinary team to recommend, implement, and monitor nutrition interventions with overall improvement in clinical outcomes;
  • Participate in quality improvement projects within the department.

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

  • Registered Dietitian credentials with a strong interest in weight management field
  • Licensure in the state of PA is required
  • CSOWM (Certified Specialist in Obesity & Weight Management) or in the process of obtaining
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with clients and interdisciplinary team members at all levels;
  • Have the proven ability to effectively engage, motivate and influence others regarding their nutrition;
  • Strong problem-solving skills and a very professional & independent presence;
  • Have a commitment to continued education in the nutrition field and implementation of new and innovative ideas.

Learn more about Lehigh Valley Health Network - Weight Management Center at https://www.lvhn.org/

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Position Summary

Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services including those for complex needs.
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 - 3 years 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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