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Clinical Nutrition II
Req. #: 53936
Department: Clinical Services
Location: 1200 E. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Schedule: Part time
Shift: 4: Day/Evening
Job Details:

VCU Health System's Clinical Services is seeking a part-time Clinical Dietitian (24 hrs/week) for a surgical position in a Level 1 Trauma Center with an academic setting.  Strong nutrition support skills required. Excellent verbal and written communication skills needed for patient rounding and teaching.  Flexibility with schedule and ability to work with a large team of dietitians to allow for staffing coverage.  Experience in a multiple types of surgical experience preferred. 


Nutrition care activities described in departmental policies /procedures. Cannot provide nutrition care to endstage (dialysis) renal patients until one year post registration. Communication with health care team/patient food service managers regarding patient needs. Provision of in-services to staff.

Provide classes to dietetic interns, if appropriate for rotation (e.g. nutrition support, orientation) as assigned.

Work weekends as assigned by supervisor.

Ability to work in a diverse environment.

Adherence to the Code of Ethics for the profession of dietetics and is accountable and responsible for actions and behavior.






Bachelors Degree in Nutrition or related field from an accredited college or university

Registered as a Dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

May be registry eligible, but must pass the RD exam within in the first 3-6 months of employment in the position 
*Advancement from Clinical Nutrition I to a Clinical Nutrition II is mandatory by the end of the first year of employment.

Minimum of one (1) or more years of experience providing nutrition care in an acute care setting



Outpatient positions: Specialty certification in the area of practice; Certificate in Training (Adult Weight Management, Childhood & Adolescent Weight Management); Motivational interview training

Experience with clinical research protocols for applicable positions

If the position is within the outpatient clinical area, experience in counseling in an acture care or outpatient care setting is desired

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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