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Cedars-Sinai Food and Nutrition Performance Specialist - Clinical Nutrition in Los Angeles, California

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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)


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