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Clinical Dietitian

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Job Ref:
Employment Type:
Per Diem (position has no committed hours and is not benefit eligible)
111 Colchester Ave, Burlington, VT
Nutrition Services
Job Type:
Primary Shift:
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Hours per Week:
Weekend Needs:
As Scheduled
Pay Rate:
$31.43 - $47.14 per hour

This is a Per Diem position with variable hours per week. $1.60 per diem differential in addition to hourly rate paid for each hour worked.


The Clinical Dietitian plans, directs, and provides medical nutrition therapy (MNT) to inpatients and outpatients in designated areas/programs.  The dietitian is responsible for nutrition screenings, assessments, the prescription of nutrition orders, ongoing monitoring of patients’ care, and documentation of care plan in accordance with department and hospital policies. The dietitian provides education to patients, students, community members, and health care staff, and acts as a clinical preceptor to dietetic students in accordance with ASCEND guidelines and affiliation agreements.  The dietitian participates in department and hospital-wide activities pertaining to quality improvement, professional development and community education.


Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics; registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and Vermont State Certification as a dietitian required within 90 days of hire. UVM MC requires proof of RD-eligibility or completion of national registration and Vermont certification at the start of employment.


Must have experience in providing MNT to acute inpatients whose needs include oral, enteral (via tube) and parenteral nutrition, and in recommending and treating inpatients and outpatients needing diverse oral therapeutic diets for patients and their families with diverse cultural backgrounds. Experience in pediatrics preferred.

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