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

Grow your career at Cedars-Sinai!

Our employees make a difference every day by providing world-class healthcare. You can make a difference, too!

Cedars-Sinai is known for its national leadership in transforming healthcare for the benefit of patients, with the longest-running Magnet designation for nursing in California, and The Advisory Board Company’s 2018 Workplace of the Year. Cedars-Sinai impacts the future of healthcare globally by developing new approaches to treatment and educating tomorrow’s physicians and other health professionals.

We know that you have options as to where you choose to work, and we provide our employees with the best possible work environment. One of our goals as an organization is to develop a well-trained and highly motivated workforce. We want to help you achieve your greatest potential by enabling you to progress within your job and advance your career.

Cedars-Sinai’s Clinical Nutrition Department has an exciting and meaningful opportunity for a Food & Nutrition Performance Specialist.

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, HealthcareAdministration, or a related field is required (Master's Degreepreferred).

  • Minimum 2 years' experience as a Clinical Dietitian in an acutecare hospital with knowledge of health care regulations, accreditation,and licensing requirements.

  • Minimum 2 years' progressive responsibility in application processimprovement, statistical process control methodologies, and independentfacilitation of process improvement teams.

  • Communicates ideas and information clearly and accurately anddemonstrates good listening skills.

  • Ability to communicate and present to all of levels of theorganization.

  • Must have excellent analytical and advanced statistics skills.

  • Experience with spreadsheet programs, Tableau, or other datavisualization programs. Experience with EPIC, SmartSheets, Verge,Computrition preferred. Advanced skills in MS Office (Work, Excel,PowerPoint).

  • Ability to organize and manage multiple complex performanceimprovement projects simultaneously and work collaboratively andindependently.


  • Certification as Registered dietitian by the Commission of Dietetic Registration, the Credentialing Agency for the American Dietetic Association.

  • Black Belt Six Sigma Training (highly preferred).

Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.