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Clinical Dietitian, Nutrition Support Services--full, time, days--HUP

Job ID: 201887
Category: Dietician
Work Type: FT
Location: Philadelphia, PA, 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?

The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania (HUP) is seeking a full-time ambulatory Transplant Dietitian. The Transplant Dietitian is an integral member of the Clinical Nutrition Support Services (CNSS) department and our multi-disciplinary Penn Transplant Institute (PTI) team. The candidate will be responsible for:

  • Attending in-person multi-disciplinary transplant evaluation clinics in addition to telemedicine and telephone visits with patients in all phases of transplant care.
  • Participating in transplant selection meetings and discussing nutritional indications or contraindications as appropriate.
  • Completing nutrition assessments, providing nutrition education and providing individually tailored nutrition recommendations for patients and the care team.
  • Documenting in the electronic medical record according to CNSS policies and procedures.
  • Providing timely communication to transplant coordinators, administrative staff within CNSS and other various team members as it pertains to scheduling and on-going follow-up.
  • Ensuring regulatory compliance and quality care.


  • Inpatient or outpatient transplant experience (preferred)


  • State of Pennsylvania Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist (LDN) within 6 months of hire required
  • Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration as a Registered Dietitian (RD)/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) required.

    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.

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    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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