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Clinical Nutrition Manager Full-Time 8A-5P. Rotate weekends

Palms West Hospital
Loxahatchee, FL

Facility Description:
Since 1986, Palms West Hospital has celebrated excellence in healthcare. Our state-of-the-art 204-bed facility, centrally located in Palm Beach County, offers top-quality care in every category from preventative programs to elective, major, and emergency surgeries. Palms West Hospital has a dedicated Pediatric ER and full-service Children's Hospital, offering dozens of pediatric healthcare services in one child-friendly place.
Palms West Hospital is located on a spacious 94-acre campus in Palm Beach County, just 12 miles from the Atlantic Ocean. The surrounding areas include Wellington, Royal Palm Beach and Loxahatchee. Wellington is known for its abundant parks, equestrian interests and quality schools. Money Magazine named Wellington as one of the ""Best Places to Live"" in 2016. Royal Palm Beach and Loxahatchee are known for their large acreage parcels, new homes, and equestrian community. Family Circle recognized Royal Palm Beach as one of the ""Top 10 Best Towns for Families.""
Palms West Hospital is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for eight consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!
Benefits:
We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance.
POSITION SUMMARY:
Directs and manages the operations and activities of the Nutrition Services area in Food Services. Visits, screens, and prioritize patient care based on acuity level, affecting the nutritional care of patients. Assesses nutritional needs, develops and implements nutritional care, and evaluates and reports these results appropriately. Coordinates these activities with the department's management team and cooperating with other areas of the department. Serves as a role model for the department.

  • Participates in all HCA EFD Clinical Nutrition Activities

  • Coordinates all clinical nutrition care provided to in/outpatients including supervision of the clinical professional staff.

  • Assures maximum utilization of authorized hours and maximum levels of quality and productivity.

  • Demonstrates a thorough working knowledge and enforces uniform compliance with all current policies, procedures, and regulatory standards (hospital, department, TJC, HRS, OSHA, EEOC, other within patient nutrition and food service areas.

  • Assist staff in developing skills to effectively and independently handle processes, (i.e. Meditech Magic).

  • Oversees the preparation of monthly schedules and daily work assignments while maintaining PLUS productivity levels.

  • Oversees the interviewing, hiring, orientation, training, continuous education, performance appraisals and disciplinary issues with employees.

  • Oversees the practicum experience of dietetic / other students.

  • Establishes NS patient care policies and procedures. Maintains current Diet Manual with up to date approval process and Department Policy and Procedure Manual.

  • Assists the Director with development and implementation of the department PI Plan and prepares Quarterly PI reports for Nutritional Services

  • Completes other duties as assigned


Qualifications:
POSITION REQUIREMENTS
Education:

  • Graduate from an accredited college or University with a Bachelor degree in Dietetics and Nutrition.


Experience:

  • One year in healthcare nutrition management required

  • 3 years of experience supervising nutritional services in an acute care setting preferred


Other Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietician with the American Dietetic Association Required

  • Licensed as a Dietician with the State of Florida, Department of Professional Regulation, Board of Medicine Required.

  • Adaptability - Effectively adapts to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.

  • Energy - Maintains high levels of activity or productivity; sustaining long working hours when necessary;

  • Empathy - Deals effectively with others who may be experiencing stress and loss to reduce tension

  • Stress Tolerance - Maintains stable performance under pressure

  • Communication - Communicate clearly, proactively, and concisely with all key stakeholders, customers, and management

  • Customer Engagement - Able to effectively engage with patients and family member as appropriate to meet there need and expectation for cleanliness during their stay

  • Ability to consult effectively with professionals, skilled workers, and patients of all age groups and ethnic backgrounds.

  • Ability to plan and therapeutically modify menus.

  • Ability to conduct formal classroom instruction in dietetics, nutrition, cooking and related subjects.


CAREER PATH

  • Promotion to Clinical Nutrition manager


Company Description:

At its founding in 1968, Nashville-based HCA was one of the nation's first hospital companies. Today, we are the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, a company comprised of locally managed facilities that includes about 165 hospitals and 115 freestanding surgery centers in 20 states and England and employing approximately 204,000 people. Approximately four to five percent of all inpatient care delivered in the country today is provided by HCA facilities. Milton Johnson serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of HCA.




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