The Food & Nutrition Services Department provides food and nutritional services to patients, staff, and visitors at UC Davis Health.
Job Summary Final Filing Date : 08/23/2020 Salary Range : $2,612.80 to $5,245.60 Salary Frequency : Biweekly Appointment Type : Career Percentage of Time : 100% Shift Hour : 08 Hours Location : Main Hospital City : Sacramento Union Representation : No Benefits Eligible : Yes
We offer exceptional employment benefits including medical, dental, and vision plans, generous paid vacations and holidays, excellent retirement savings and investment plans, continuing education, and reduced fee and scholarship programs.
THIS IS NOT AN H1- B OPPORTUNITY
Responsibilities The Nutrition and Dietary Services Health Care Supervisor 2 plans, coordinates, schedules, and supervises the work of clinical dietitians (career and per diem, covering inpatient and/or outpatient areas, adults and/or pediatrics as assigned), as well as other staff/interns as assigned. Reports directly to the Nutrition and Dietary Manager HC (Clinical Nutrition Manager). This position is assigned an active leadership role, solves complex operational problems, assists with the development of policies and procedures, standards of care and conducts quality assurance and performance improvement activities. This position is directly responsible for staff supervision, including orienting, training, evaluating, and formally mentoring dietitians in assigned work area and for other staff/interns as assigned. In addition to supervisory responsibilities, this position provides highly specialized medical nutrition therapy for patients with complex medical conditions and serves as an internship preceptor and class instructor. This position is a part of the Clinical Nutrition Leadership/Supervisory team and provides cross-coverage for other Clinical Nutrition operational dietitian supervisors as needed, which responsibilities include supervising daily operations, direct supervision and assignment of work of the clinical dietitian staff, providing input on and conducting performance evaluations as assigned, and resolving complaints and grievances. Maintains professional competence and the skills required for professional practice; participates in department compliance and performance improvement activities and may be involved with community outreach.
Bachelor's degree in related area from a U.S. regionally accredited institution or foreign equivalent
Registered Dietitian / Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RD / RDN), registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Commission on Dietetic Registration.
California Children's Services (CCS) Dietitian Paneling (or eligible to obtain within one year) if assigned to pediatrics or CCS Specialty Care Center(s).
Minimum of 5 years work experience in the area of specialty.
Experience teaching and supervising dietetic interns or other students.
Experience supervising/managing other professionals and/or demonstrated leadership skills.
Strong academic background and applied background in clinical nutrition.
Knowledge and application of medical nutrition therapy principles, including enteral and parenteral nutrition support.
Computer skills including word processing, spreadsheet software, and email/calendaring software.
Specialty certification in area of expertise or an advance degree, Master's degree in nutrition, public health or management preferred.
Knowledge of relevant industry, federal, state, and local laws and regulations.
Experience with effectively and efficiently using computerized patient applications, e.g., using electronic medical records systems, such as Epic and Computrition, used at UC Davis Health.
Must be able to travel throughout UCDH (medical center and hospital/community clinic locations).
Must have flexibility to orient and work at all UC Davis Health locations.
Must be able to work variable days and hours, including weekends and holidays.
Maintenance of continuing education: Meets requirements of Commission on Dietetic Registration and focuses professional development in areas relevant to job assignment and career goal.
Physical demands may include: bending/stooping, reaching, twisting, grasping/handling, keyboarding/fine manipulation, lifting up to 25 lbs. using safe lifting practices; normal work day includes standing, walking, and sitting. Sensory skills (speech, vision, touch, hearing) required, corrected to near normal range.
Environmental conditions may include exposure to a variety of temperatures/humidity, though majority of work is done indoors.
This position may be subject to a criminal background investigation, drug screen, Live Scan fingerprinting, medical evaluation clearance, and functional capacity assessment.
EEO The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.
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