Position: Registered Dietitian – Director of Food & Clinical Nutrition Services
Company: Kaiser
Locations: Redwood City: Job #1064457
Oakland: Job #1065223

At Kaiser Permanente, our focus on total health allows us to work as one. As one team driven by talented, passionate health care professionals. One community focused on making healthy choices. One organization using the latest innovations and most advanced care to serve 12.5 million people across the country. If you’re looking for an opportunity to make a real difference in each member’s mind, body, and spirit, join us at the heart of health care.

Director Food & Clinical Nutrition Services Opportunities available in Oakland and Redwood City, California Directs Service Area-wide operations to include patient and staff food services, cafeteria, coffee cart and vending services contracts.

Essential Functions:
• Ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations and The Joint Commission requirements. Supervise staff across the Service Area to include: Food Service Supervisor, and may include Nutrition aides and clerks. Monitors food service contracts to ensure high quality food and service performance standards are met.
• Establish, implement and maintain Clinical Nutrition Care Standards. Manage financial performance for all areas of responsibility. Design and implement quality service and performance improvement processes, related to, food service delivery and contributes to overall cost structure and service improvement goals of the Service Area. Direct and conduct quality assurance audits.
• Kaiser Permanente conducts compensation reviews of positions on a routine basis. At any time, Kaiser Permanente reserves the right to reevaluate and change job descriptions, or to change such positions from salaried to hourly pay status. Such changes are generally implemented only after notice is given to affected employees.

Basic Qualifications:
• Minimum five (5) years of related management experience within the last seven (7) years.
• Minimum three (3) years of food service management experience required.
• Bachelor\\\’s degree in food and/or nutrition science.
License, Certification, Registration
• Registered Dietitian required.
• Must have a National Provider Identifier (NPI), or obtain an NPI, prior to employment start date.

Additional Requirements
• Strong working knowledge of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and American Society for Parental and Enteral Nutrition standards.
• Demonstrated communication, interpersonal and customer service skills required.
• Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.

For immediate consideration, please visit http://kp.org/careers for complete qualifications and job submission details, referencing job number 1065223 (Oakland) or 1064457 (Redwood City).
Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.

External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with federal and state laws, as well as applicable local ordinances, including but not limited to the San Francisco and Los Angeles Fair Chance Ordinances.

This position supports Kaiser Permanente’s code of conduct and compliance by adhering to all laws and regulations, accreditation and licensure requirements, and internal policies and procedures.

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