Job: Clinical Nutrition Manager -1.0 FTE

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Jobing Description



Location:Bremerton Hospital
Zip Code:98310
ID:628
Department:Nutrition Services - Bremerton, 83211
Shift:Days
Shift Hours:0800 - 1630
Job Type:Full-time
On-Call Required:No
Rotating Weekends:No
Rotating Holidays:No

Description

The CNM provides leadership and direction of acute clinical nutrition services and diabetes care and education for multiple campuses. Responsible for achieving results through leading and developing clinical team members; is the primary liaison with medical and nursing staff, responsible for accreditation and regulatory readiness and standards of care through performance improvement, oversees the planning, implementation and evaluation of diabetes self-management education, ensures patient and customer satisfaction, and good public relations through safe and efficient use of resources.

EDUCATION REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor of Science in nutrition or related area, or a combination of education and directly related work experience.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION/REGISTRATIONS REQUIRED:

  • Must be registered by the American Dietetic Association and be a Certified Diabetes Educator or Certified Diabetes Educator eligible.

CONTINUING EDUCATION & COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS:

  • Maintain active registration with the American Dietetic Association by continually completing 75 CEU's every five years.
  • Maintains current certification in diabetes education with the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators or in progress of achieving certification in diabetes education.
  • Population Specific continuing competency requirements:
  • Minimum of one workshop or continuing education offering per year on information related to providing nutrition and diabetes care and self management education to one or more of the following age groups: pediatric, elderly, gestational diabetes or equivalent program of self study.

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • 3-5 years of clinical nutrition management
  • 2-3 years in diabetes care management and education
  • 2 years customer service experience

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Strong leadership, management and coaching skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Strong comprehension of clinical nutrition principles and practices
  • Extensive knowledge in diabetes care and education
  • General knowledge of food preparation and food handling practices
  • Ability to develop and implement results-driven patient satisfaction programs and initiatives
  • Proficient computer skills to include word processing, databases, spreadsheets, email and internet
  • Ability to be a team player and get along well with others, to demonstrate flexibility and patience, and to demonstrate a high level of sensitivity, empathy and interest in people
  • Exhibit tact and reasonable speed in performance of duties
  • Able to develop and prepare a budget.

ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Maintains an effective work schedule to ensure adequate staffing to meet productivity goals and follows budgetary guidelines.
  • Analyzes the efficiency and effectiveness of clinical policies, procedures, practices, and community educational activities by monitoring outcomes using surveys and class valuations.
  • Assists in developing menus for patients that are nutritionally balanced with appropriate modifications that reflect the talents and abilities of the department; menus are cost effective and contain foods that patients prefer.
  • Ensures that trays are in compliance to therapeutic diets.
  • Continuously explores, develops and implements marketing strategies for developing outpatient programs.
  • Develops and prepares the diabetes program budget.
  • Must have regular, reliable, predictable attendance in performance of essential job functions.
  • During an emergency, disaster, or catastrophic event, which places life or property in jeopardy, employee may be assigned to any disaster service activity that promotes the protection of public health and safety. Assignment might require serving at a location, at times and/or under conditions that significantly differ from employee's normal work assignments. As an employee of Harrison Medical Center, employee may be directed to perform a role other than their regular job, by a superior or by law.

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