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Manager Nutritional Patient Services

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center Houston, Texas
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Requisition ID 2022-237713 Employment Type Full Time Department Nutrition Services Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Remote No Category Nutrition and Food Services
Overview

Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center is an internationally recognized leader in research and clinical excellence that has given rise to breakthroughs in cardiovascular care neuroscience oncology transplantation and more. Our team’s efforts have led to the creation of many research programs and initiatives to develop advanced treatments found nowhere else in the world. In our commitment to advancing standards in an ever-evolving healthcare environment our new McNair Campus is designed around the human experience—modeled on evidence-based practices for the safety of patients visitors staff and physicians. The 27.5-acre campus represents the future of healthcare through a transformative alliance focused on leading-edge patient care research and education. Our strong alliance with Texas Heart® Institute and Baylor College of Medicine allows us to bring our patients a powerful network of care unlike any other. Our collaboration is focused on increasing access to care through a growing network of leading specialists and revolutionizing healthcare to save lives and improve the health of the communities we serve.


Responsibilities
  • Responsible to maintain and administer dietary and nutrition services and to provide for the operational needs of staff.
  • Directs all patient non-interactive positions (i.e. storeroom clerk, cooks, etc.) and provides for the operational needs of these positions.
  • Maintains regulatory compliance and infection control practices.
  • Maintains communication with staff and customers regarding the level of services they receive from nutrition services staff and promotes patient satisfaction with nutritional services. This data is relayed to the management team and/or staff whenever necessary.
  • Actively collaborates in the process of menu development for patient, cafeteria, and catering services. Manages facility diet manual, as well as patient diet and nutritional analysis compliance with the diet manual. Participates in hospital committees as indicated by the department policies and standard operating procedures (i.e. MEC, Quality and P&T committees.)
  • Manages collaboratively and coaches others to achieve optimal performance; delegates effectively; praises/rewards contributions; defines clear roles and responsibilities; sets goals and leads initiatives; adjusts plans as necessary.
  • Ensuring that the patient/customer perspective is a driving force behind our actions and business decisions; crafting and implementing service practices that meet patients'/customers' and own organization’s needs. (Focus also includes internal and external customers.)
  • Knowledge of proper care and maintenance of kitchen areas; ability to ensure sanitation, safety and compliance standards are met in accordance with facility policies and related legal requirements.
  • Knowledge of supplier selection and evaluation standards, processes and methods; ability to use methods, tools and documentation for evaluating, selecting, and certifying suppliers and partners.
  • Knowledge of storage, preparation and maintenance of the food services area for hospital facility; ability to use these theories and techniques to provide sanitary, timely and satisfactory meals.

Qualifications
  • Minimum of two (2) years of hospital nutrition management experience.
  • Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Dietetics or related field; or Associates of Arts degree with five (5) years of job related experience in lieu of the BA degree.
  • Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist required if they are the highest ranking leader at the facility. If not currently certified, certification to be obtained within 6 months of hire.
  • Current certification as a ServSafe© Food Protection Manager. Current (within the past 12 months) ServSafe© Allergen certifications.

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