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Registered Dietitian

South Bend, Indiana
4 Jun 2024

Job Summary

A practitioner with a level of knowledge, skills and experience in dietetics practice necessary to be competent as a Registered Dietitian professional.

The Registered Dietitian's primary responsibilities include direct patient care through application of the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) including the completion of the nutrition assessment, determination of the nutrition diagnosis, developing nutrition focused, evidence based interventions (including the nutrition prescription, example: diet/feeding order; and coordinating services related to Medical Nutrition Therapy for patients) and nutrition monitoring and evaluation; and provides nutrition counseling and education for both inpatient and outpatient populations.

Confidently and respectfully collaborates with patients and the interdisciplinary team to provide exceptional care.

Establishes and maintains effective working relationships and contributes to a culture that aims to provide safe, high quality care.

Essential Functions

  • Competent RD requiring minimal supervision and self-leading skills to perform the duties and display the characteristics of a clinical professional. Identifies with and adheres to the code of ethics for the dietetics profession. Performs Nutrition Care Process and Nutrition Focused Physical Exam as appropriate for high quality patient care. Documents and maintains records according to the SOP for the RDN, legislation, regulations and organization policies. Precepts and teaches dietetic interns and other students, such as medical students.
  • Specific to Rehabilitation & Nursing Centers (RNCs): Registered Dietitian is to collaborate with Manager, Nutrition Services at least 4 hours every 60 days.
  • Maintains clinical productivity standards and accurate record keeping of daily clinical activities, including information for scheduling and billing.
  • Confidently interacts with the interdisciplinary team to advocate for patient care and support a culture of nutrition.
  • Coordinates services related to Medical Nutrition Therapy for patients.
  • Contributes to and engages in improving department and organizational metrics.
  • May engage in communication and interactions with the media on issues related to the focus area or other advanced clinical areas.


  • Required Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or related field
  • Preferred Master's Degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or related field
  • A practitioner with a level of knowledge, skills and experience in dietetics practice necessary to be competent as a Registered Dietitian professional. Required
  • Required
  • CRT-Registered Dietitian (RD) - CDR Commission on Dietetic Registration 120 Days required
  • LIC-Driver's License - STATE_MI State of Michigan Home Care Business Lines required
  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - AHA American Heart Association SH Lakeland Homecare 30 Days required Or
  • CRT-Basic Life Support (BLS) - ARC American Red Cross SH Lakeland Homecare 30 Days required

    Physical Demands

    • Waist to Waist > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
    • Bilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 10 lbs
    • Unilateral Carry > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 5 lbs
    • Pushing Force > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 15 lbs
    • Pulling Force > 5 lbs: Seldom up to 15 lbs
    • Sitting: Occasionally
    • Standing: Occasionally
    • Walking: Occasionally
    • Forward Bend - Standing: Seldom
    • Forward Bend - Sitting: Seldom
    • Trunk Rotation - Standing: Seldom
    • Trunk Rotation - Sitting: Seldom
    • Squat: Seldom
    • Stair Climbing: Seldom
    • Reach - Above Shoulder: Seldom
    • Reach - at Shoulder or Below: Seldom
    • Handling: Occasionally
    • Forceful Grip > 5 lbs: Seldom
    • Forceful Pinch > 2 lbs: Seldom
    • Finger/Hand Dexterity: Frequently


    Primary Location

    SITE - Lakeland Hospital St Joseph - 1234 Napier Ave - St Joseph

    Department Name

    Nutrition Services - St Joseph

    Employment Type

    Part time


    Day (United States of America)

    Weekly Scheduled Hours


    Hours of Work


    Days Worked

    Monday to Friday

    Weekend Frequency

    Variable weekends

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    An interconnected, collaborative culture where all are encouraged to bring their whole selves to work, is vital to the health of our organization. As a health system, we advocate for equity as we care for our patients, our communities, and each other. From workshops that develop cultural intelligence, to our inclusion resource groups for people to find community and empowerment at work, we are dedicated to ongoing resources that advance our values of diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. We invite those that share in our commitment to join our team.

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    • Job Reference: 1346889477-2
    • Date Posted: 4 June 2024
    • Recruiter: Corewell Health
    • Location: South Bend, Indiana
    • Salary: On Application
    • Sector: Healthcare & Medical