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Clinical Dietitian - Medical Nutrition Therapy

at MaineHealth in Biddeford, Maine, United States

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Position Summary

Under the direction of the Clinical Nutrition Manager, the Clinical Dietitian is the medical nutrition expert responsible for coordinating all phases of nutrition care including assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation of patients and clients. The Clinical Dietitian provides medical nutrition therapy services to clients in the inpatient areas. Educating clients and families both as individuals and in groups. The Clinical Dietitian participates in the department and hospital to promote organizational standards.There will be some travel between two campuses (Biddeford and Sanford) to provide dietitian coverage at both locations.

Required Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs)

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics/Nutritional Sciences from an accredited college or university preferred.

License/Certifications: Licensed by the State of Maine required.

Experience: One (1) year of outpatient dietitian practice or a minimum of three (3) years teaching classes and educating patients/clients in an outpatient setting preferred. At least one (1) year inpatient hospital experience preferred.

Registered by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics Commission on Dietetic Registration required.
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: 854273

Posted On: Nov 29, 2022

Updated On: Nov 29, 2022

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