Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.
We don't believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.
At Mercy, you'll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We're a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.
**If you are selected for an interview, you will receive an email invitation (from a Montage email address) to self-schedule. Please ensure the email provided on your application is checked regularly.** Under the direction of the Director of Nutritional Programs, the Regional Nutrition Manager is responsible for the overall guidance, leadership, management, and implementation of Dietitian Services to assure quality nutritional programs across the region. Performs duties and responsibilities in a cost and effective manner consistent with our mission, vision, values, and Mercy Service Standards.
Assesses and improves regional performance through established quality improvements procedures and continuously seeks improvement opportunities for the quality of nutrition care. Effective written and verbal communications skills with peers, patients/families, interdisciplinary team members. Maintains state dietetics licensure and CDR registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Assesses and improves regional performance through established quality improvements procedures and continuously seeks improvement opportunities for the quality of nutrition care.
Effective written and verbal communications skills with peers, patients/families, interdisciplinary team members.
Maintains state dietetics licensure and CDR registration with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
Responsible for managing Regional Dietitian Services: 2.1 Supervises daily and monthly staffing levels across the region to assure levels are within targeted guidelines to efficiently utilize allocated resources. 2.2 Assesses through the hiring process basic qualifications, competencies of coworkers, and continuously assure that co-workers model the Mercy mission, vision, values, and Mercy Service Standards. 2.3 Implement and continuously monitor nutritional programs across the region to ensure quality goals align for achievement within Ministry Quality & Safety goals.
Qualifications: Each career at Mercy represents unique members of our caring ministry's \"\"body\"\", working together for the health and strength of the whole. To achieve our goals, we need all the parts functioning at their best and this requires the specific qualifications that you'll bring with you:
Education: Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited university. Successful completion of a didactic program in dietetics and supervised practice experience, approved or accredited by The Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Licensure: Registered Dietitian (RD) and Licensed in the State of Missouri. Experience: Minimum of 5 years of clinical dietetics experience beyond completion of clinical training. A majority of the clinical work experience must have taken place in a large acute care hospital. Majority of work experience in a large hospital and in area of specialization (e.g. pediatrics, adult critical care, ambulatory specialty, general rehabilitation or medicine/surgery area). Experience supervising dietetic interns or other students. Evidence of mentoring other dietitians. Strong academic & applied background in clinical nutrition for outpatient, acute and post-acute care setting. Expertise and knowledge in application of medical nutrition therapy principles. Certifications: Other: Preferred Education: Master's degree in Healthcare Administration, Business Administration, Clinical Nutrition, or other health care field. Preferred Licensure: Preferred Experience: Supervisor or Leadership experience preferred, Program implementation experience preferred.
We'll Support You at Work and Home
Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a \"\"top 100 places to work.\"\" We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds for benefit eligible coworkers. We're proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.
What Makes a Good Match for Mercy
Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We're also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care - that's just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.
Transforming the Health of Our Communities.
Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2017 by Truven, an IBM Watson Health company, serves millions annually. Mercy includes 43 acute care and specialty (heart, children s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, more than 700 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 40,000 co-workers and more than 2,000 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.