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Manager, Regulatory Clinical Nutrition

Company: Kaiser Permanente
Location: Portland
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

Description: Description - External ***$5000 Sign on Bonus eligible***This manager level position is primarily responsible for providing clinical and budgetary oversight to ambulatory and acute care registered dietitian nutritionists within an integrated health care system. Manages personnel within a labor management partnership environment to create, implement, and evaluate evidenced based clinical nutrition practices to ensure compliance with regulatory bodies, reduce per capita cost, and enhance the care experience.Essential Responsibilities:Vision/Direction: Identify, design and implement new business strategies to improve the health of KP members, employees and the communities we serve through continuous quality improvement strategies that align with the organization's mission and objectives. Ensure evidence-based decision making is hardwired into practice by conducting competency assessment at regular intervals. Manage all services within clinical guidelines, policies, procedures, and nationally established standards of practice.Budget Management: Organize and manage clinical nutrition services in a cost effective manner by developing, monitoring and controlling the operating budget, reporting performance data, collaborative design and implementation of programs, services, use of new technologies to improve quality in serving our members, virtual care, innovative care delivery sites and modalities, policies and procedures to meet regulatory requirements and support clinical nutrition services. Manages within budget authority.Leadership and Operations Management: Utilizing Labor Management Partnership principles, create and maintain an environment that will ensure maximum performance from dietitian team. Develop and implement policies, procedures, and practices that maximize the effective use of personnel.. Recruit, hire and retain highly competent, professional and motivated staff. Coach, mentor and manage behaviors to deliver high-performing team, professionally satisfied staff.Clinical oversight: Provides clinical leadership and oversight of professional practice standards, KP standards of care and clinical competency of staff in accordance with licensure and regulatory requirements. Implements, supervises and maintains clinical practice and quality management standards, staff competencies and on-going development in accordance with regulations and accreditation requirements. Develops clinical guidelines that result in nutrition protocols that support evidence-based practice and ensures patient safety at point of care. May perform patient care to the extent necessary to maintain clinical expertise and competency to fulfill job responsibilities.Member Satisfaction: Achieve high member and patient satisfaction through collaborative and effective co-leadership of UBTs, continuous improvement work of teams, ongoing open communication which support a positive engaging work environment to continually improve the member experience and patient engagement.Other duties as assigned.Basic Qualifications: Experience Minimum five (5) years of experience as a clinical dietitian. Minimum three (3) years of management/supervisory experience. Education Bachelor's degree in Nutrition or Dietetics License, Certification, Registration Registered Dietitian with the American Dietetic Association required upon hire/transfer Licensed Dietitian through the Oregon Board of Licensed Dietitians required upon hire/transfer Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) required upon hire/transfer National Provider Identifier (NPI) required prior to employment start date.Additional Requirements: Comprehensive knowledge of clinical nutrition Demonstrated project management Demonstrated effective communicator both written and oral. Proficient with automated systems. Proven skills in teambuilding, problem-solving and creativity. Able to effectively address conflict. Demonstrated ability to conduct business in a complex, multi-departmental organizational structure, work with all levels of managementPreferred Qualifications: Minimum seven (7) years of management/supervisory experience in same specialty area or directly related management experience. Understanding of and ability to apply The Joint Commission and Medicare Standards Basic knowledge of enteral and parental nutrition products and treatment practices. Thorough knowledge of clinical nutrition as related to disease for adult and pediatric patientMaster's degree in nutrition or DieteticsPrimary Location: Oregon,Portland,North Interstate Services Building Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Day Workdays: Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri Working Hours Start: 08:00 AM Working Hours End: 05:00 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-NW-01-NUE-Non Union Employee Job Level: Manager with Direct Reports Department: North Interstate - Diet & Nutritn Counsel-RegClin - 1008 Travel: No 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.

Keywords: Kaiser Permanente, Portland , Manager, Regulatory Clinical Nutrition, Executive , Portland, Oregon

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