As a quality improvement coordinator and registered dietitian this position is assigned full professional and administrative responsibility to evaluate all Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) Department operations to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies regarding health codes: The Joint Commission Standards , California Department of Public Health Title XXII, OSHA, Sacramento County, Environmental Management Department and UCDH Environmental Health and Safety Department. This position is required to develop and implement action plans that address quality issues, including patient services nutrition analysis, food safety, and infection control. This position will have shared responsibility for the nutrient data entry, recipe entry, menus, and maintenance of Hospitality Suites (Computrition). The incumbent will collaborate with other managers and analysts to ensure the functions of Computrition meet operational needs for the department. This position will be a resource and coordinator for the Food Service Managers and Nutrition and Dietary Managers within the FNS Department, as well as apply communication strategies to identify and improve patient care and quality issues hospital wide, including Infection Control, Patient Care Services, and Disaster Preparedness. This position will provide support for department quality improvement committees and projects. This position will create and coordinate training and education programs. This position will be responsible for quality improvement reports and to ensure policies, procedures and standards are in compliance with regulatory agencies and The Joint Commission standards. This position must adhere to HIPAA guidelines and respect confidentiality.REQUIRED-Nutrition BS or equivalent or MS Degree in Nutrition. -Must be registered with the Commission of Dietetic Registration. Must maintain registration, by participating in continuing education.-Knowledge of food service management and clinical nutrition.-Knowledge of The Joint Commission, state, and county sanitation/safety requirements. Ability to learn University safety and sanitation requirements. -Experience utilizing Microsoft Office, including PowerPoint, Excel, Word. PREFERRED-Two or more years of foodservice management experience preferred. SPECIAL REQUIREMENT - THIS POSITION MAY BE SUBJECT TO A CRIMINAL BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION, DRUG SCREEN, LIVE SCAN FINGERPRINTING, MEDICAL EVALUATION CLEARANCE, AND FUNCTIONAL CAPACITY ASSESSMENT
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About University of California Davis Medical Center
At the end of 2015, we launched a comprehensive and inclusive process to tap into the broad, diverse knowledge of our entire UC Davis Health community to stimulate new and unique ideas for our next strategic plan.Throughout 2016, hundreds of members of our UC Davis Health family, as well as external friends and partners, took part in conversations and provided valuable input into charting a long-term course for our future that will continue the momentum underway to solidify our position as a top-tier health care organization.With your valuable input and talents, I am excited to launch our six new strategic plan goals. Over the next few years, together we will:Lead Person-Centered Care in the best way, at the best time, in the best place, and with the best teamReimagine Education by cultivating diverse, transdisciplinary, life-long learners who will lead transformation in health care to advance well-being and equity for allAccelerate Innovative Research to improve lives and reduce the burden of disease through the discovery, implementation and dissemination of new knowledgeImprove Population Health through the use of big data and precision healthTransform Our Culture by engaging eve...ryone with compassion and inclusion, by inspiring innovative ideas, and by empowering each otherPromote Sustainability through shared goals, balanced priorities and investments in our workforce and in our communityAt a time when our industry is experiencing some of the most formidable changes ever, these are bold aspirations that will anchor us and provide us with clarity of purpose and a path forward. I am fully confident that we will achieve great success knowing we have a solid plan and areas of focus to guide us.I thank everyone who participated in the planning process for their great input and their dedication to our future success.