1+ months

Bariatric Dietitian

Merrillville, IN 46410
**Unit Description**

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

Sodexo is seeking a full time Registered Dietitian to support the Bariatric Nutrition Program at Methodist Hospitals Southlake Campus located in Merrillville, IN. This Registered Dietitian will be responsible for overseeing elements of bariatric nutrition programming, which includes working with patients in an individual and group modality in an outpatient setting. This position will provide some inpatient coverage as well.


+ Reimbursement for AND dues, state licensure fees and CDR renewal

+ Money toward continuing education events

+ Up to $5000 tuition reimbursement annually

**$5,000 Sign on Bonus**

**The successful candidate will:**

+ Have a good understanding and commitment to the needs of the bariatric population;

+ Perform comprehensive nutrition evaluations and consultation to bariatric patients using motivational interviewing and counselling skills;

+ Have the ability to creatively problem-solve and make decisions while working independently within a team-oriented work environment;

+ Excellent interpersonal communication skills to interact with a wide variety of individuals and groups; and

+ Assists with departmental program evaluation and outcome measurement activities.

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

+ Strong comprehension of the principles of clinical nutrition practice,

+ Strong verbal and written communication skills,

+ Good time management skills/organization and be a self-starter and team player,

+ The ability to work well with physicians, nursing, and ancillary staff; and

+ Registered Dietitian credentials with ability to obtain RD licensure in Indiana.

**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:**

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!

The SodexoMAGIC partnership represents the union of two global brands that operate at peak performance. Sodexo, a long-standing leader in quality of life solutions around the globe, and Magic Johnson Enterprises, the brainchild of NBA all-star Earvin Magic Johnson, who literally took the game to new heights. To learn more about SodexoMAGIC and read a message from Earvin Magic Johnson himself clickhere. (http://sodexomagic.com/)

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**

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.


**System ID** _887887_

**Category** _Nutrition_

**Relocation Type** _No_

**Employment Status** _Full-Time_

**Posted Range** _$49500 to $74580_


Posted: 2022-11-17 Expires: 2023-03-25

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