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Clinical Dietitian (Per Diem)

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Job ID: 170817
Work Type: PER DIEM
Location: Plainsboro, NJ, United States

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Penn Medicine is dedicated to our tripartite mission of providing the highest level of care to patients, conducting innovative research, and educating future leaders in the field of medicine. Working for this leading academic medical center means collaboration with top clinical, technical and business professionals across all disciplines.

Today at Penn Medicine, someone will make a breakthrough. Someone will heal a heart, deliver hopeful news, and give comfort and reassurance. Our employees shape our future each day. Are you living your life's work?


  • Works as professional member of interdisciplinary treatment team in general hospital setting, providing nutrition management and nutrition counseling with inpatients and partial hospital patients with a primary diagnosis of an eating disorder from childhood and adolescence and through adulthood.


  • Is able to provide age appropriate care as indicated by knowledge of the principle of growth and development over the life span and ability to assess and interpret data relative to patient's age. Provides coverage for meal time monitoring, as needed. Weighs patients. Documents all therapeutic interactions, significant contacts with patient/family/other providers, therapeutic goals, and other data in concise, readable format in the electronic medical record on a timely basis, in accordance with Policies and Procedures. Maintains all standards of confidentiality. Interacts professionally, respectfully and flexibly with patients, families and staff in performance of daily duties. Participates in program educational activities and marketing activities, such as: Speaking engagements Writing professional articles Providing in-service education. Cultivating new referral sources. Attending conferences and bringing information back to program in the form of program development, in-service education, etc. Training and Education - Attends scheduled staff meetings and in-services. Complies with continuing education requirements of field and completes required annual competencies. Participates in hospital and program Performance Improvement goals. Performs all other related duties as assigned and requested.


  • Registered Dietitian (Required) or R.D.-eligible (RD must be obtained within six months of hire)

Education or Equivalent Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics or Nutrition

    We believe that the best care for our patients starts with the best care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get healthy and stay healthy. We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits program that includes one of the finest prepaid tuition assistance programs in the region. Penn Medicine employees are actively engaged and committed to our mission. Together we will continue to make medical advances that help people live longer, healthier lives.

    Live Your Life's Work

    We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.

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