Position Summary: We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Registered Dietitian.
In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for establishing and overseeing the implementation of clear standards of clinical nutrition practice for infants, children, adolescents and young adults including assessments and nutrition interventions. The manager supervises inpatient and outpatient pediatric dietitians, with the oversight of the Director of Clinical Nutrition Services and in collaboration with each pediatric dietitians department leads. As a key priority area of focus, the Coordinator will lead and monitor the effectiveness of the S.Q.U.A.S.H. Program per the detailed program proposal, goals and objectives. Additionally, this individual will lead the team of clinical nutritionists across all areas of Childrens Services. Finally, the Childrens Services Clinical Nutrition Manager will act as an ambassador for the SQUASH Program with internal and external stakeholders and work collaboratively with the leadership of the Sala Institute for Family Centered Care at the Hassenfeld Childrens Hospital to develop and implement innovative, family-centered programs and services.
Provides oversight, coordination, and integration of clinical nutrition services across all areas of childrens services
Supervise inpatient and outpatient pediatric dietitians
Provide coverage for outpatient clinics
Establishes and implements clear standards of practice for infants, children, adolescents and young adults, including assessments and nutrition interventions
Co-leads the Pediatric Nutrition Subcommittee with the Division Director, Pediatric Gastroenterology ; leads plan of work and tracks outcome measures as described in pediatric nutrition subcommittee charter
Works in collaboration with Families and Youth, Childrens Services Clinical Nutrition Team, Child Life, and other colleagues to direct the S.Q.U.A.S.H. program as described in the proposal, which includes designing, coordinating and leading cooking classes (monthly) and other events as needed, and coordinating pediatric nutrition focused continuing education events for community members (bi-annually)
Trains, counsels and provides guidance to nutrition staff members, nutrition students and residents, assumes the role of an internship preceptor
Acts as a liaison for Nutrition Services while interacting with other members of the healthcare team. Collaborates with nursing, physicians, other healthcare professionals and families to assure optimal nutrition care.
Ensures the continuity of nutritional care between inpatient and outpatient services, monitoring outcome measures as described in the pediatric nutrition subcommittee charter
In partnership with patients and parents, develops quality assurance measures for the nutrition program and nutrition-related education materials, in partnership with pediatric dietitians, improving access for dietitians to consistent materials
Leads pediatric nutrition meetings for registered dietitians, which include updates, continuing education opportunities and review of policies and procedures
Minimum Qualifications: To qualify you must have a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition Sciences or a related major is required. Successful completion of a Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education (CADE) 1200-hour dietetic internship program with an emphasis on clinical applications. Registered Dietitian (RD). Successful completion of the RD exam approved through the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR -the credentialing Agency for Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics). Certified Dietitian/Nutritionist (CDN). Certified in ServSafe program (within first six months of employment). Four years of experience working in Pediatric nutrition in an academic medical center of which at least 1 year involves clinical nutrition management. Experience with and enthusiasm for developing collaborative, innovative programs. Ability to build strong harmonious relationships to foster trust and cooperation amongst colleagues, patients, family members, culinarians, and multidisciplinary team; and work well in a collaborative team environment. Strong interpersonal and customer service skills with a hospitality approach to consistently display self- confidence, grace, and courtesy. Effective oral, written, and communication skills. Proficient in the use of MS Word, MS Excel, and MS PowerPoint software. Professional demeanor and presentation.
Qualified candidates must be able to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization.
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