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Company: University of California
Location: San Francisco, CA
Career Level: Director
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description


At UCSF Health, our mission of innovative patient care, advanced technology and pioneering research is redefining what's possible for the patients we serve – a promise we share with the professionals who make up our team.

Ranked by U.S. News & World Report as seventh in the country – UCSF Health is committed to providing the most rewarding work experience while delivering the best care available anywhere. In an environment that allows for continuous learning and opportunities for professional growth, UCSF Health offers the ideal atmosphere in which to best use your skills and talents.


Department Description

The Department of Nutrition & Food Services has two major divisions: nutrition services and food services.

The Department provides professional nutrition services and food to patients in the hospitals and clinics at Parnassus and Mount Zion sites. It is also operates a retail cafeteria at Parnassus and provides a full range of catering services to the Medical Center, Mount Zion, Mission Bay, campus, and the surrounding community.


Job Summary

Reporting to the Director, Department of Nutrition and Food Services, the Clinical Nutrition Services Director is responsible for providing strategic direction and leadership for inpatient and outpatient nutrition services at all UCSF Medical Center sites and for directing the UCSF Medical Center dietetic internship.


Required Qualifications
  • Seven years experience as a Registered Dietitian, including two years experience as a Registered Dietitian in an acute care setting
  • Registered Dietitian (RD)
  • Master's Degree in Nutrition or related field from a regionally accredited university
  • Leadership experience managing a defined nutrition unit, employee supervision, and problem solving that required independent action, judgment, and decision-making where no precedent existed
  • Previous experience teaching dietetic interns or other students
  • Successful completion of an approved or accredited didactic and an accredited dietetic internship with a strong clinical component
  • The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Health locations

Preferred Qualifications
  • Ten years experience including two years in large academic medical centers or hospitals
  • Two years experience as a chief clinical dietitian or other position with clinical management responsibility
  • Previous experience supervising dietetic interns
  • Knowledge of ACEND standards
  • Knowledge of CA Title 22, CMS and TJC regulations
  • Previous experience with curriculum design & evaluation
  • Specialty practice credential relevant to clinical nutrition or management (e.g. CDE, CNSC, CSP, etc.)

Licensure/Certification
  • Registered Dietitian (RD)

Living Pride Standards

Service Excellence

  • Demonstrates service excellence by following the Everyday PRIDE Guide with the UCSF Medical Center standards and expectations for communication and behavior. These standards and expectations convey specific behavior associated with the Medical Center's values: Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Diversity and Excellence, and provide guidance on how we communicate with patients, visitors, faculty, staff, and students, virtually everyone, every day and with every encounter. These standards include, but are not limited to: personal appearance, acknowledging and greeting all patients and families, introductions using AIDET, managing up, service recovery, managing delays and expectations, phone standards, electronic communication, team work, cultural sensitivity and competency.
  • Uses effective communication skills with patients and staff; demonstrates proper telephone techniques and etiquette; acts as an escort to any patient or family member needing directions; shows sensitivity to differences of culture; demonstrates a positive and supportive manner in which patients / families/ colleagues perceive interactions as positive and supportive. Exhibits team work skills to positively acknowledge and recognize other colleagues, and uses personal experiences to model and teach Living PRIDE standards.
  • Exhibits tact and professionalism in difficult situations according to PRIDE Values and Practices
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to privacy, confidentiality, and security policies and procedures related to Protected Health Information (PHI) or other sensitive and personal information.
  • Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to safety and infection control policies and procedures.
  • Assumes accountability for improving quality metrics associated with department/unit and meeting organizational/departmental targets.

Work Environment

  • Keeps working areas neat, orderly and clutter-free, including the hallways. Adheres to cleaning processes and puts things back where they belong. Removes and reports broken equipment and furniture.
  • Picks up and disposes of any litter found throughout entire facility.
  • Posts flyers and posters in designated areas only; does not post on walls, doors or windows.
  • Knows where the Environment of Care Manual is kept in department; corrects or reports unsafe conditions to the appropriate departments.
  • Protects the physical environment and equipment from damage and theft.

The flexibility to orient and work at all UCSF Health locations is required.


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of California San Francisco is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information. Further information about the University of California, San Francisco, is available at diversity.ucsf.edu. UCSF seeks candidates whose skills, and personal and professional experience, have prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence, and the communities we serve.



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