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Providence Regional Manager, Clinical Nutrition Services in Hood River, Oregon


Providence is calling a Regional Manager, Clinical Nutrition Services to Providence Oregon region. This is a full-time, benefited, leadership position. Position can be located at any of Providence Oregon regional hospitals.

We are seeking a Regional Manager Clinical Nutrition Services to provide strategic leadership and ensure high quality, effective and integrated clinical nutrition services across all eight hospitals in the Oregon region. Primary responsibilities include leading the activities of department personnel and programs to support connected care across multiple inpatient and ambulatory patient care locations, including services embedded in outpatient clinics and clinical programs; developing and maintaining policies and procedures, establishing and maintaining performance standards, developing and implementing performance improvement programs; determining resource needs and developing departmental operational and capital budgets and cost control procedures; assuring the ongoing competency and skills of all department staff; and supporting Regional and System strategic goals for an integrated delivery system.

In this position you will have the following responsibilities:

  • Nutrition Services Management: Lead clinical nutrition services operations across all eight hospitals in the Oregon region, including clinical nutrition services embedded in clinics and clinical programs.

  • Supervisor/Caregiver Management: Foster an environment of empowerment and accountability, sharing information, and involving caregivers in decision making. Manage the performance of supervisors based on job requirements and core competencies.

  • Financial Management : Develop and manage operating budgets and productivity against regional targets.

  • Business and Quality Integration: Achieve compliance with regulatory agency standards. Identify, review, and prioritize opportunities to improve organization efficiency and effectiveness.


Required qualifications for this position includes:

  • Master's Degree in Related field

  • Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics, Foods and Nutrition, or related area, granted by a U.S. regionally accredited college or university

  • Registered Dietitian or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

  • Ten (10) or more years of experience in clinical dietetics

  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative experience

  • Experience with word processing and spreadsheet software

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Five (5) years of Supervisory experience, with progressive increases in responsibility

About Providence in Oregon

As the largest healthcare system and largest private employer in Oregon, Providence offers exceptional work environments and unparalleled career opportunities.

The Providence Experience begins each time our patients or their families have an encounter with a Providence team member and continues throughout their visit or stay. Whether you provide direct or indirect patient care, we want our patients to feel that they are in a welcoming place where they can be comfortable and free from anxiety. Our employees create the Providence Experience through simple, caring behaviors such as acknowledging and welcoming each visitor, introducing ourselves and Providence, addressing people by name, providing the duration of estimated wait times and updating frequently if timelines change, explaining situations in a way that puts patients at ease, carefully listening to their concerns, and always thanking people for trusting Providence for their healthcare needs. At Providence, our quality vision is simple,

"Providence will provide the best care and service to every person, every time."

Providence is consistently ranked among the top 100 companies to work for in Oregon. It is also home to two of our award-winning Magnet medical centers. Providence hospitals and clinics are located in numerous areas, ranging from the Columbia Gorge to the wine country to sunny southern Oregon to charming coastal communities to the urban setting of Portland. If you want a vibrant lifestyle while working with a team highly committed to the art of healing, choose from our many options in Oregon.

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Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Non-Clinical Lead/Supervisor/Manager

Location: Oregon-Portland

Other Location(s): Oregon-Seaside, Oregon-Hood River, Oregon-Portland, Oregon-Oregon City, Oregon-Newberg, Oregon-Medford, Oregon-Milwaukie

Req ID: 283200