Dietitian II (Endocrinology)

Job Code: 060513

LOCATION:  Philadelphia (PA)

Here’s a great opportunity to be a valued member of a collaborative team committed to patient safety and patient satisfaction, and work in one of the health care network’s subsidiary acute care hospitals located in Philadelphia! This acute care hospital with 180+ hospital beds is a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and a Magnet designated hospital providing exceptional care to children throughout the Greater Philadelphia area and surrounding counties. In addition to its main location in Philadelphia, the hospital has a growing network of primary and specialty care locations throughout the Philadelphia suburbs and New Jersey so your child’s health conditions can be treated close to home.

  • The Clinical Registered Dietitian  II (RD) will provide medical nutrition therapy (MNT) to pediatric patients.
  • The Clinical Dietitian II is responsible for patients admitted to the medical surgery and oncology floors.  The Clinical Dietitian II will perform comprehensive nutrition assessments, diagnose nutrition-related problems, determine, and implement appropriate targeted nutrition interventions, and monitor and evaluate outcomes utilizing the Nutrition Care Process.  The Clinical Dietitian II may have medical nutrition order writing privileges and may participate in EMR order entry for oral nutrition supplements, modulars, oral diets, tube feedings (enteral nutrition) and intravenous feedings (parenteral nutrition) per the Clinical Registered Dietitian Medical Nutrition Therapy Order Management Protocol. The Clinical Dietitian II is responsible for nutrition education to patients and parents and may participate in on-going education programs for hospital staff, community, parent groups and professional organizations. Participates in performance improvement and outcome research activities.
  • The Clinical Dietitian II will possess strong clinical nutrition knowledge in complex areas of pediatric clinical nutrition, oncology and nutrition support.  Participates in performance improvement and outcome research activities.  Takes responsibility for self-development and supports a learning environment.  The Clinical Dietitian II will consult and collaborate with other healthcare professionals within the hospital and practice plan.  The Clinical Dietitian II is perceived as the expert resource for all clinical nutrition concerns.  Participates in education of clinical nutrition interns, medical students, residents, fellows, nurses and other clinicians.  The Clinical Dietitian II will report directly to the Director of Clinical Nutrition.


  • Skills and Abilities:
    • Ability to work with various members of multidisciplinary teams as well as with other employees throughout the organization.
    • Strong knowledge and application of medical nutrition therapy principles as they relate to the pediatric oncology.
    • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing to patients and families, medical staff and physicians.
    • Ability to function independently and demonstrate effective time management.
    • Ability to counsel and educate others.
    • Strong knowledge in the scientific rationale and application of oral nutrition supplements, infant and pediatric formulas, enteral nutrition support, intravenous feedings and feeding modules (carbohydrate, protein, fat, vitamins and minerals).
    • General knowledge of Word Microsoft Office, Power Point, Excel, EMR.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Registered Dietitian (RD) credentialed from the Committee on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
  • Licensure in the state of Pennsylvania (LDN) – must be obtained within 90 days of hire
  • Two (2) years related experience required as a Clinical Registered Dietitian with pediatric clinical experience preferred
  • Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN) credentialed
  • Advanced degree or specialty certification required (CSP, CNSC, CDE, CLC, CSO, IBCLC) or obtained within 12 months of hire as approved by Director, Clinical Nutrition
  • Credentials, PDP and licensure must be maintained

The above statements reflect the general duties considered necessary to describe the principal functions of the job as identified and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

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