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Mgr Clinical Nutrition

Company: University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC of El Pa
Location: El Paso
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Job Summary Responsible for assigning and supervising work to clinical dietitians, dietetic technicians, food service supervisors, nutrition assistants, and food service workers. Responsible for regulatory compliance, developing standards and monitoring performance; reviewing and updating policies and procedures; implementing and maintaining cost control procedures; recruiting, hiring, and orienting staff; interacting with hospital management and professional staff. Supervises the clinical nutrition program and patient services (diet office, tray line, dish room). The Chief Clinical Dietitian also works closely with the interdisciplinary health care team to provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy that are integrated and compatible with the patient's medical program goals and objectives. Minimum Job Requirements: Work Experience: Five years of experience as a clinical dietitian. Three years of supervisory experience required. Licensure/Registration/Certification Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association Texas Licensed Registered Dietitian Education and Training Bachelor's degree in clinical nutrition, food and nutrition, or related area, granted from a U.S. regionally accredited college or university. Completion of a didactic program in dietetics and supervised practice program approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Skills:

  • Must be able to read, speak and comprehend English at a level necessary to follow oral and written instructions and professionally communicating at various internal meetings, media, and professional events with the appropriate professionalism, image and understanding.
  • Comprehensive knowledge and application of medical nutrition therapy.
  • Knowledge of nutrient analysis, word processing, and spreadsheet software.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form to patients, staff, physicians, and management staff.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and direct the work of others.
  • Ability to organize tasks, achieve goals and work independently.
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative experience.
  • Proven ability in meeting and maintaining budget goals.
  • Bilingual preferred
  • Proven ability in supervising clinical nutrition program, diet office and/or trayline supervision desireable.

Keywords: University Medical Center of El Paso (UMC of El Pa, El Paso , Mgr Clinical Nutrition, Healthcare , El Paso, Texas

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