Registered Dietitian 2

Job Description

Unit Description:

No need to go far to change the world – one patient at a time. Your nutritional know-how can help residents in your community live happier, healthier lives.

Sodexo is seeking a Part-Time Registered Dietitian for an Inpatient Diabetes Educator, to come join their dynamic clinical team at PIH Health Hospital in Whittier  CA. This facility is a 523 bed facility with an average census of 320 patients and is located only 12 miles southeast of Los Angeles.

This position would work along side our Glucose Management Team run by our Endocronologist to provide inpatient diabetes education.

The ideal candidate will be a Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES) or has accrued the required hours to apply and sit for the exam;

We are also looking for a dietitian who is bilingual in English and Spanish, but this is not required.

PIH Health Whittier has free employee on-site parking. Meals in the cafeteria are also free for dietitians. PIH Health Whittier just opened a brand new full service Starbucks within our hospital located at the main entrance.

There are many opportunities to grow and specialize by obtaining advanced certifications (CDCES, CNSC, etc.).

      Reporting to the Clinical Nutrition Manager, the ideal candidate will:

  • Be a registered Dietitian with 2 or more years’ experience in an acute care setting and have prior experience in an inpatient and outpatient setting;
  • prior experience in the All Scripts program is a plus;
  • provide education to patients, as well as staff and work well with physicians, nursing, and ancillary staff;
  • possess the ability to creatively problem solve, work independently with minimal supervision and make decisions while working within a self-directed and team-oriented work environment;
  • have excellent interpersonal communication skills to interact with a wide variety of individuals and groups;
  • bilingual language skills to converse in Spanish would be helpful, not required;
  • strong time management and organizational skills are needed to be successful in this position.

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

  • strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • good time management skills be a self-starter and a team player; 
  • the ability to work well with physicians, nursing and ancillary staff.

Learn more about PIH Whittier at PIH Whittier Hospital

Come join our team of dietitians at PIH Health Whittier! We have been certified as a “Great Place to Work” multiple years in a row. We are also known as a Stroke Center, Bariatric Center of Excellence, and Heart and Lung Center. PIH Health has a variety of units including a NICU, LTAC within the hospital, Transitional Care Unit, Acute Rehab, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Oncology, and Respiratory. We also have an outpatient Diabetes Education Center.

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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!

Sodexo’s benefits:

Sodexo offers a full array of benefits including paid time off, holidays, medical, dental, vision, 401K and access to ongoing training and development programs, tuition reimbursement, plus health and wellness programs.

Employees who work in Healthcare and Seniors 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.