Metz names director of clinical nutrition services

Paula Schott to build upon foodservice provider’s capabilities.

Paula Schott, MBA, RD, LDN, has been named director of clinical nutrition services for foodservice management company Metz Culinary Management. In her new role, Schott will plan, direct and coordinate the administrative and clinical operations of the nutrition services department and registered dieticians, including development of performance criteria and improvement programs, determining resource needs and overseeing departmental cost control processes.

“Paula brings a wealth of experience and proven success in clinical dietetics, quality assurance programs and patient service delivery,” said Jeff Metz, president and CEO of Metz Culinary Management. “She also exhibits outstanding talents in personnel training, supervision, team building and communication that will surely help us build and improve upon our nutritional services capabilities.” 

A member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Schott previously worked at Pocono Medical Center as Clinical Nutrition Manager where she gained expertise in clinical dietetics, quality assurance programs, patient service delivery, procedure and program development and administration.

Schott holds a M.B.A. from DeSales University and a Bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition from Marywood University.

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