May 08, 2021

Clinical Nutrition II

  • VCU Health System
  • Richmond, VA, USA

Job Description

The Clinical Nutrition Services division of VCU Health is seeking a Registered Dietitian with one or more years of experience with oncology patients in an acute care setting. This position is responsible for providing medical nutrition therapy to outpatient oncology patients in a variety of settings. The dietitian will work collaboratively with the medical team, nutrition colleagues, and will precept dietetic interns.The dietitian must be able to work in a diverse and faced paced environment. To competently provide and document nutrition care to patients as applicable to practice area.
  • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

    • Registered as a Dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

    • Maintenance of Registered Dietitian status with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
    • CPR training for those practicing in the outpatient nutrition clinic
  • Experience REQUIRED:

    • One or more years of experience providing nutrition care in an acute care setting as a Registered Dietitian (unless grandfathered in under previous position requirements - 11/20)
  • Experience PREFERRED

    • If the position is within the outpatient clinical area, experience in counseling in an acute care or outpatient care setting is desired
  • Education/training REQUIRED:

    • Bachelors Degree in Nutrition or related field from an accredited college or university
  • Education/training PREFERRED:

    • Outpatient positions: Specialty certification in the area of practice; Certificate in Training (Adult Weight Management, Childhood & Adolescent Weight Management); Motivational interview training.
    • Experience with clinical research protocols for applicable positions.