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Cedars-Sinai's Clinical Nutrition Department has an exciting and meaningful opportunity for a Food & Nutrition Performance Specialist .
What will you be doing in this role?
You will be responsible for facilitating complex performance improvement projects, design challenges of varying scope, and supporting large and small cross-functional process improvement teams to achieve the organization's mission and goals and to ensure compliance with accreditation, licensing and regulatory requirements. Supports senior staff in the preparation, facilitation and follow-up of improvement team meetings, compiling and creating graphical displays of data, developing presentations and employing project management skills to ensure goals are achieved within the specified time frames.
Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics, Business Administration, Healthcare Administration, or a related field is required.
Minimum two (2) years' experience as a Clinical Dietitian in an acute care hospital with knowledge of health care regulations, accreditations, and licensing requirements.
Minimum 2 years' progressive responsibility in application process improvement, statistical process controle methodologies, and independent facilitation of process improvement teams.
Communicates ideas and information clearly and accurately and demonstrates good listening skills.
Ability to communicate and present to all of levels of the organization.
Must have excellent analytical and advanced statistics skills.
Experience with spreadsheet programs, Tableau, or other data visualization programs. Experience with EPIC, SmartSheets, Verge, Computrition preferred. Advanced skills in MS Office (Work, Excel, PowerPoint).
Ability to organize and manage multiple complex performance improvement projects simultaneously and work collaboratively and independently.
Certification as Registered dietitian by the Commission of Dietetic Registration, the Credentialing Agency for the American Dietetic Association.
Six Sigma Training (preferred)
Working Title: Food and Nutrition Performance Specialist - Clinical Nutrition
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