Dietician-Rehab Svcs Admin - M

at MaineHealth in Damariscotta, Maine, United States

Job Description


Position Summary

The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for the medical nutrition therapy and nutrition education of hospital inpatients, swing patients, observation and outpatients. The dietitian is an integral part of the diabetes education program and serves on the diabetes advisory committee. The Clinical Dietitian will participate in community education and staff development programs as needed. In addition, the Clinical Dietitian coordinates with the Director of Food Services in the planning and directing of the therapeutic aspects of dietetic services to assist in the provision of quality food service and optimal nutritional care to corporate patients and residents. The Clinical Dietitian will be a resource to providers in the office and work to promote nutrition across the system.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: Minimum Bachelor's degree from an accredited program and dietetic internship.

License/Certifications: Licensed in the State of Maine. Passed the National exam to be registered as a Dietitian.

Experience: Preferred 1 year in like environment as a Registered Dietitian. Will except newly Registered Dietitians who have completed internship.

Affiliation with Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommended though not required.

Affiliation with Maine Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics recommended though not required.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret the most complex documents. Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to effectively present information to management, public groups, employees, customers and/or boards of directors.

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
Additional Information

MaineHealth was ranked one of America's Best Large Employers in 2022 by Forbes!

MaineHealth is a not-for-profit integrated health system whose vision is, "Working together so our communities are the healthiest in America." MaineHealth consists of nine local health systems, a comprehensive behavioral health care network, diagnostic services, home health agencies, and 1,700 employed clinicians working together through the MaineHealth Medical Group. With approximately 22,000 care team members, MaineHealth provides preventive care, diagnosis and treatment to 1.1 million residents in Maine and New Hampshire. Learn more about our system at

At MaineHealth, we offer benefits that support an individual's needs for today and flexibility to plan for tomorrow. Our packages include health and dental insurances, paid parental leave, retirement program, generous paid time off, and much more! Our comprehensive array of benefits are competitive, affordable, and include choices that meet specific, but ever changing, needs.

With a career at any of the MaineHealth locations, you'll be working with health care professionals that truly value the people around them - both within the walls of the organization and the neighborhoods that surround it. We are deeply invested in the well-being of our communities and care team members. We believe in fostering a work environment of strong commitment, compassionate caring and continuous improvement. Join us, and your abilities will be challenged and enhanced as you take your career to a new level.

MaineHealth values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Federal and state laws prohibit discrimination in employment because of race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status.

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Job Posting: 853735

Posted On: Nov 29, 2022

Updated On: Nov 29, 2022

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