**Sodexo Senior Living** is seeking a Full Time Registered Dietitian for Lourdes-Noreen McKeen Retirement community located in West Palm Beach, Florida. This is a 296 Resident Continuing Care Retirement Community with a spectacular waterfront view, located on historic Flagler Drive overlooking the inter-coastal waterway.
This community offers an elegant, resort-style independent and assisting living, as well as skilled nursing and rehabilitation care. Just blocks from downtown's shopping, arts, cultural district and restaurants.
Reporting to the General Manager, this Registered Dietitian will:
+ Be a Registered Dietitian with experience in long term care is preferred
+ Manage the nutrition care process for the SNF residents and provide nutrition consults to residents as needed.
+ Meet DOH/state/federal and company standards.
+ Represent the Food & Nutrition Department as the primary liaison with the medical and nursing staff.
+ Provide nutrition education and seminars to all levels of care within the community.
+ Possess strong leadership and communication skills, both verbal and written.
+ Have excellent interpersonal skills, energetic, and enjoy working with seniors to make every day a better day for our clients and residents.
+ Have a passion for driving and improving the resident experience for the Seniors we serve.
Licensure in Florida is required.
To learn more about what Sodexo has to offer Registered Dietitians and view open positions, go to our Clinical Microsite:
Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services
-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 Sodexho 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.
**System ID** _68837_
**Relocation Type** _No_
**Employment Status** _Full-Time_
A little about us:
Sodexo is a people-oriented company that places the quality of life of its people, customers and clients at the center of its mission.