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NICU Dietitian

Company: Sodexo
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Job Description:

Unit Description:

Come work for the world’s leading private employer of Registered Dietitians! 


Sodexo is seeking a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Dietitian with experience to provide expert nutrition care at the Medical University of South Carolina’s (MUSC) Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital. This is a state-of-the-art facility that opened this past February of 2020. The 250-bed hospital has over 80 licensed NICU beds in dedicated single patient family rooms. This Level IV NICU serves infants as young as 22 to 24 weeks gestational age with pediatric medical and pediatric surgical specialty consultants continuously available 24 hours a day to provide the most advanced care. We are looking for a dedicated, experienced dietitian to add to our exceptional team of inpatient pediatric dietitians.


The Neonatal ICU Dietitian (NICU) will:

  • Provide coverage to NICU units and assist with other units, as needed
  • Actively participate in multidisciplinary rounding
  • Be involved in quality improvement projects and precept students
  • Provide neonatal nutrition support and conduct comprehensive nutrition assessments and reassessments
  • Provide education to patients/parents, as well as staff and work well with physicians, nursing, lactation consults, occupational and speech therapists, and other ancillary staff


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have 3 years of Registered Dietitian experience with at least 2 years of pediatric experience, preferably in a NICU
  • Have strong leadership skills, time management and organizational skills
  • Possess the ability to creatively problem solve, work independently with minimal supervision and make decisions while working within a self-directed and team-oriented work environment
  • Possess excellent interpersonal communication skills and the ability to interact with a wide variety of individuals and groups
  • Be eligible for SC Dietitian licensure
  • Have active registration with Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Preferably, have a Master’s Degree, Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC) or Certified Specialist in Pediatric (CSP) credential

Sodexo is committed to providing working conditions and client services that are safe and healthy and will follow all applicable COVID-19 prevention measures, including state/local or client-mandated mask, testing and/or vaccine requirements.


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Working for Sodexo:
Sodexo fosters a culture committed to the growth of individuals through continuous learning, mentoring and career growth opportunities. As the largest private employer of dietitians, we have tremendous job opportunities for registered dietitians who are looking to get more out of their career!

Position Summary:

Responsible for providing direct comprehensive nutrition services including those for complex needs.
Key Duties
-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 Sodexo 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 - 3 years 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.

Keywords: Sodexo, Charleston , NICU Dietitian, Other , CHARLESTON, South Carolina

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