1+ months

Clinical Nutrition Manager 3

Charleston, SC 29401

Unit Description

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


Sodexo is seeking an Inpatient Clinical Nutrition Manager with adult inpatient clinical and leadership experience to join their team at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), an 850 bed Level I trauma center/teaching hospital located in beautiful Charleston, SC.


The Inpatient Clinical Nutrition Manager provides supervision of nutrition care for adult inpatients, including numerous specialty areas, at the University Hospital, Ashley River Tower, and Institute of Psychiatry.


Responsibilities include:

  • Planning, scheduling, coordinating, and supervising competency of the operations of the adult inpatient Registered Dietitian (RD) staff (12 FTEs) at the University Hospital, Ashley River Tower, and Institute of Psychiatry.
  • Evaluating applicants, scheduling and interviewing candidates, and approving final selection of all adult inpatient RD staff based on required job standards and competencies; orientation of new staff members.
  • Oversee work of the adult inpatient RD staff in terms of their productivity, clinical care, and outcomes, as well as clinical documentation and compliance with organizational goal setting.
  • Oversee compliance outlined in clinical nutrition policies and hospital policies; review and update policies and procedures.
  • Positively interact with hospital management and professional staff, promoting excellence in service and clinical evidence-based professional standards for nutritional care.
  • Collaborate with Patient Services Managers to ensure food service operations are in compliance with clinical expectations and contractual requirements, especially as it relates to standardized recipes and timely delivery of food, nourishments, and enteral nutrition impacting clinical nutritional care.
  • Responsible for co-chairing the Adult Nutrition Therapy Committee with the Medical Director and representing adult inpatient clinical nutrition services on other hospital committees (Pharmacy & Therapeutics, Accreditation/Regulatory Committee, Hospital Diabetes Task Force).
  • Collaborate with Adult Outpatient and Pediatric Clinical Nutrition Managers.
  • Participate in performance improvement activities.

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

  • Two years management experience with demonstrated leadership skills to manage and develop clinical staff.
  • Masters degree preferred.
  • Registration with Commission on Dietetic Registration.
  • South Carolina licensure prior to hire date.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Good time management skills be a self-starter and a team player; and/or
  • The ability to work well with physicians, nursing and ancillary staff.


Learn more about: http://www.muschealth.org/ 

Learn more about Sodexos Benefits


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.


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!

Position Summary

Functions as the in-unit lead Clinical leader for a large account, system or multiple accounts under the same contract or multiple contracts in a defined region.  Manages the daily operations of nutrition services through direct supervision of both non-exempt employees and entry-level exempt professional employees.Key Duties-Directs daily operations of nutrition programs and ensure customer and client satisfaction levels are met. -Establishes and executes operating standards, implements quality improvements, manages the budget and communicates them to other departments. -Maintains and develops client relationships and client satisfaction for nutrition services.-Promotes nutrition services and stays current with most recent nutrition-related trends, research, policy, certifications, and standards of practice. -Manages employees to ensure they meet goals, cost controls deadlines, and collect outcomes.-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).-Assists in the development of new business service(s) for the client, regional or national initiatives, projects, and implements the service program(s).



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's Degree

Basic Management Experience - 2 years

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.


Posted: 2020-09-15 Expires: 2020-12-19

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