Manages and oversees operations of the Clinical Nutrition Service for Boston Medical Center. Develops and implements goals and objectives, policies/procedures and standards of care in conformance with department quality improvement programs, accreditation, regulatory and government requirements. Selects, trains, supervises and evaluates professional and support staff. Prepares and maintains budget and allocates resources for assigned cost centers. Collaborates with clinical and management staff to monitor, develop and implement programs and services to maintain and improve patient safety and ensure efficient use of resources. Bachelor's degree in Nutrition or a closely related field. Must also possess a Master's degree, or one year of post-bachelor's coursework or completion of a one year internship. Must be a Registered Dietitian. A minimum of four years Registered Dietitian experience is required. Analytical skills necessary to resolve problems requiring a professional level of knowledge in a specific discipline/field and/or improve, enhance or upgrade complex clinical, financial, data processing, marketing or human resources systems and programs. Ability to effectively manage the employees within assigned unit/department and to persuade and negotiate with peer level managers on issues and programs that impact assigned unit/department. Ability to deal effectively with conflicting views or issues and mediating fair and workable solutions.