York, PA | Allied Health | Tracking Code: 83758

Outpatient Clinical Dietitian - Nutrition Support Services - Days

Anthony Jordan
Anthony Jordan
Sr. Talent Acquisition Consultant

Full-Time Days, Mon-Fri 8:00a-5:00p


Job Description:

Under general supervision, assesses and monitors nutritional care, manages physician ordered therapeutic diets and provides nutritional education to patients of all ages, birth through geriatrics. May coordinate patient menu activities.



Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Performs nutritional assessments and follow-up care involving review of patient charts, diagnoses, and nutritional history. Develops and implements a nutrition care plan, as appropriate.
  2. Performs nutritional screenings and follow up on assigned areas.
  3. Documents all relevant aspects of nutritional care for patients in accordance with institutional and departmental standards.
  4. Reviews, updates, and coordinates patient nutritional care through ongoing communications with nursing, providers and other members of the health care team.
  5. Assesses patients' educational needs. Develops and implements a nutrition education plan for patients on assigned area.
  6. Teaches group nutrition classes.
  7. Writes diet and enteral and parenteral nutrition orders, in coordination with the patient’s provider.
  8. Represents clinical nutrition at multidisciplinary committees, task forces and project groups.
  9. Participates in performance improvement initiatives.



  • Minimum Experience:
    • 1 - 2 years
  • Minimum Education:
    • Completion of an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) approved program
    • Bachelor's Degree in Food and Nutrition or related field
  • Minimum Field Of Expertise:
    • Knowledge of foods/nutrition; food preparation; production; supervisory/instructional techniques
  • Preferred Field Of Expertise:
    • Nutrition
  • Required Certification:
    • Registered Dietitian
  • Required Courses:
    • Completion of ACEND accredited, supervised practice program
  • Physical Demands:
    • Frequent prolonged standing/walking

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