Clinical Dietitian

Job Number 51500
Posted 12/19/2017
Account Eastern Maine Medical Center
Department Clinical Nutrition
Location EMMC Campus - EMMC, ME 04401
Schedule Pool/Per Diem
Shift Variable
Hours variable/days
Job Details
The clinical dietitian is responsible for providing medical nutrition therapy to inpatients and selected outpatients. The clinical dietitian works closely with the dietetic technicians, nurses, physicians, and other members of the healthcare team.


Minimum education required: Current license to practice dietetics in the state of Maine

Minimum experience required: Clinical Dietitian I - BS, no experience required; Clinical Dietitian II - MS, no experience required; or BS with at least 5 years of experience in dietetics; Clinical Dietitian III - BS or MS and at least 10 years of experience in dietetics.

Other skills required: Ability to communicate effectively with other members of the healthcare team. Must be able to translate knowledge of food and nutrition into nutrition care plans. Flexibility to adapt to different work situations. Very comfortable working with computers. Strong interest in on-going education and communicating nutrition knowledge to others.

Physical requirements: Normal work day is 8 hrs. Time spent sitting: 60%, time spent standing or walking: 30-40%, time spent standing in one place: 0-10%. Miles walked/day: 1-2. Amounts lifted/pushed: negligible.

Working environment: Works in well lit, well ventilated areas.

Equal Opportunity Employment
We are an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, disability status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, protected veteran status, national origin, genetic information or any other legally protected status.