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Senior Manager, Area Support (Clinical)

Lakewood, CO 80226
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Unit Description

Grow your career with a team that shares your desire to make a difference


Sodexo is seeking a full-time Registered Dietitian to come join our dynamic team as Senior Clinical Nutrition Area Support Manager (at least 4 years clinical nutrition and patient services management experience) for a newly created position within Centura Health located across Colorado and West Kansas.


Selected candidate will lead a dynamic clinical nutrition team and Sodexos At Your Request Room Service Program among the 7 Sodexo managed hospitals (approx. 734 beds): St. Anthony Hospital, Ortho Colorado Hospital, St. Anthonys North Hospital, St. Anthony Summit Medical Center, Longmont United Hospital, St. Catherine Hospital and Bob Wilson Memorial Grant Hospital.


Centura Health is the largest health care network in the region, with one very important mission your health and wellness guide everything we do. Were a community of caregivers on a mission to make you as healthy as you can be.  Our network of caregivers are at your service to touch, treat, heal and inspire you to feel better and live life to the fullest.


Reporting to the Client Executive this position will:

  • Be responsible for providing oversight of nutrition care for patients with all acuity levels
  • Monitor and evaluate nutrition care services; accreditation and regulatory readiness and review; and establish and maintain standards of care;
  • Lead and drive performance improvement and quality management projects
  • Contributes to account revenue and operating profit contribution through the implementation of services such as Sodexos Comprehensive Malnutrition Program
  • Oversee CNMs and dietitians in surrounding hospitals (listed above)
  • Assist with Food Service management, as needed

The Ideal candidate will:

  • Be a Registered Dietitian with at least 5 years of experience (at least 4 years lead or management experience)
  • Demonstrate significant strategic leadership skills, quality assurance/performance improvement skills and possess strong project management abilities
  • Experience with Sodexos At Your Request Service is strongly preferred
  • Strong knowledge of the principles of clinical nutrition practice and regulatory compliance and ability to lead high performing teams to outstanding outcomes
  • Be self-directed, innovative, flexible, a team player with excellent time management, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Maintain positive relationships with medical staff and senior administration
  • Have excellent communication and customer service skills



To learn more about Centura Health please visit:  www.centura.org


Not the job for you?  At Sodexo, we offer Dietitian positions in a variety of business segments, including Schools, Universities, Healthcare and Senior Living locations across the United States. Continue your search for Dietitian jobs. 

Position Summary

Serves as a subject matter expert for the Division relating to standards and practices for patient/clinical services. Typically aligned with a Senior Vice President or Vice President and supports that geography.

Key Duties- Ensures compliance with the Joint Commission on Accreditation of standards and other regulatory requirements, as well as with Sodexo's templates and standards for customer service.  Provide expert advice and guidance relating to the standards and practices for patient and clinical services.   Establish and/or implement standards for client satisfaction, and monitor performance against those standards.  Provide support regarding the proper implementation of operating standards and procedures. Investigate areas that do not meet Sodexo standards and recommend improvement strategies.

- Support a Division with deployment of account business plans to enhance customer service, facility layout and design, account profitability and retention, and client and customer satisfaction.   Support the implementation of new unit openings, including the development and administration of training plans.   Support the sales process by assisting with operations and costing analyses, and by providing technical support in the development of service proposals.   Visit and inspect current accounts, providing objective feedback based on operational standards.   Recommends changes in operations based on standards, identify appropriate resources, and assist in implementation plans.

-Perform inspections and audits to ensure contractual and regulatory compliance. Prepare plans for projects or major assignments (e.g., tasks, resources, time frames).   Identify and clarify internal/external customer needs and expectations, taking actions to ensure that Sodexo and customer goals are aligned and met.   Conduct inspection tours of facilities to provide information needed to develop a proposal for prospective clients.

- Ensure nutrition resources are current and meet regulatory, market, client, and practitioner needs.  Plan and coordinate nutrition networking opportunities for dietetic professionals, including client updates for continuing education. Coordinate participation of Clinical Area Support Managers and Dietitian Leadership Support Network.  



Qualifications & Requirements

Basic Education Requirement - Bachelor's degree in dietetics, food management, or related field

Basic Management Experience - 3 years

Basic Functional Experience - 3 years of work experience in health care clinical management of outpatient services, 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: 2020-11-15
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