Registered Dietitian

March 3rd, 2023

Michigan Medicine
March 3, 2023
1500 East Medical Center Dr., Ann Arbor
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How to apply

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary:

The Patient Food and Nutrition Services department at Michigan Medicine is seeking a full-time Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) to provide nutrition care to a variety of medical and surgical patients with primary coverage of pediatric nephrology. This position will perform nutrition assessments and develop nutrition care plans using the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Process. The RDN hired for this position will provide recommendations for nutrition intervention, participate in daily rounds with the multidisciplinary team and conduct nutrition education. The RDN in this position will display a high level of customer service, attentiveness and consideration to patient care while providing evidence-based medical nutrition therapy including enteral and parenteral nutrition.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day.
  • 2:1 match retirement plan.

Work Schedule:

This position is 40 hours / Monday-Friday / 7:30am-4:00pm

Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree granted by a U.S. regionally accredited university or college or foreign equivalent, and coursework through an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD) for Coordinated Program in Dietetics (CP).
• Completion of 1000 hours of supervised practice through and ACEND accredited Dietetic Internship, Coordinated Program in Dietetics or an Individualized Supervised Practice Pathway (ISPP) offered through an ACEND accredited program.
• Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with active registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
• At least one year work experience with medical nutrition therapy and nutrition support therapy (enteral and parenteral nutrition) for adult inpatients, including adult surgery and critical care patients.
• Walk through and stand in the patient care environment for extended periods of time to complete nutrition assessments and participate in interdisciplinary rounds as required.


The incumbent will:
• Be supervised by Clinical Nutrition Services Manager.
• Precept Dietetic Interns.
• Be a liaison to the multidisciplinary health care teams for patient care unit(s) and medical/surgical services of responsibility.
• Work closely and cooperatively with Registered Dietitian Nutritionist peers.
• Rotate as work group team leader.
• Abide by Michigan Medicine’s policy for the proper use of patients’ Protected Health Information.
• Participate in departmental and interdisciplinary meetings, task forces, and projects.
• Complete competency assessments and maintaining competency standards and outlined by the Department of Patient Food and Nutrition Services.
• Contribute to the training and orientation of new employees.
• Work a specified shift and ensuring appropriate Registered Dietitian Nutritionist coverage during the hours of operation established by the Department of Patient Food and Nutrition Services.
• Accurately report productivity and time study data as required.
• Contribute to caseload smoothing within and among Registered Dietitian Nutritionist teams.
• Adhere to deadlines established by the Nutrition Services Manager.

Background Screening:

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third-party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Vaccine Requirements:

COVID-19 vaccinations are required for all students, faculty and staff working in the following areas: Michigan Medicine including the Medical School, Dental School, University Health Service or the Mary A. Rackham Institute.  This includes those working remotely and temporary workers.   More information on this new policy is available on the U-M Health Response.

U-M EEO/AA Statement:

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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