Clinical Dietitian Coordinator – Dubuque/Dyersville & Clinton – Nutrition – Full Time – Days

Website MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center

Job Description
Benefits Start Day 1 of Hire.


Clinical Dietitian Coordinator is under the direction of the Directors of Food and Nutrition Services of both MercyOne Medical Center Dubuque/Dyersville and Clinton, Iowa, along with a dotted reporting structure to the Regional Manager, Clinical Nutrition and Wellness, is responsible for all functions and management pertaining to the nutritional care of the patient, clinical duties of all clinical dietitians and operations of diet offices in the Food and Nutrition Services Departments.  This position is responsible for assisting the Food and Nutrition Services Directors and the Regional Manager, Clinical Nutrition and Wellness with clinical leadership, coordination, quality, risk management, productivity and human resource management of all clinical dietitians and diet office functions for MercyOne in Dubuque/Dyersville and Clinton.  Represents the Nutrition Services Departments in multidisciplinary health care teams and is the primary liaison responsible for maintaining effective communication and cooperation with physicians and other healthcare professionals to achieve patient care goals. Responsible for managing compliance with all regulatory agency requirements. 


Customers include:  Nutrition staff and leadership, medical and hospital staff, Clinical Nutrition Coordinators at other Trinity Health hospital sites, patients (in-patient/out-patient), Shared Service contracts, family members, guests and clients of MMC.


This position shares time between MercyOne Medical Center Dubuque/Dyersville (60%) and MercyOne Medical Center Clinton (40%).  Travel to Dubuque/Dyersville and Clinton locations required.


Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics. Preferred: Master’s Degree or Advanced Certification (CNSC, CDE, CSP, CSG, CSSD, CSR or CSO). Required: Registered by the Commission of Dietetic Registration. Required: Licensed by the State of Iowa. Required: Minimum 3-5 years of clinical (hospital practice) professional experience.  Preferred: 1-2 years management and supervisory experience. Preferred: Member of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Preferred: Experience in public speaking. Preferred: Experience with computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Cerner, CBORD, Clairvia & Kronos.  Required: Valid driver’s license and ability to meet hospital-driving requirements. Child and Dependent Adult Abuse Mandatory Reporter Training is required within 6 months of hire and every 3 years thereafter.

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