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Requisition Number::  49663
Date:  Mar 26, 2021

Durham, NC, US, 27710


DHFC Clinical Dietitian 


Occupational Summary


Coordinate all phases of nutrition care for Duke Health and Fitness Center members and for Duke outpatient needs. Perform duties in support of and in compliance with performance improvement plans, JCAHO, and other licensing, accrediting, and regulatory agencies.


Work Performed

Provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy integrated with the patient's medical goals.

*Evaluate, interpret, monitor and document the nutritional status and nutritional needs using established standards of care and practice guidelines.

*Identify and provide age-specific nutrition counseling to meet the cultural needs of the patients and their families.

*Develop, review, update and implement educational materials to meet the needs of patients and professionals.

*Precept dietetic interns and provide on the job training for newly hired clinical staff.

*Provide nutrition education lectures to Duke Health and Fitness Center members and community in support of programming and service outreach.

*Function as an integral member of the clinical interdisciplinary team.

*Maintain registered dietitian(RD) status including continuing professional education per the Professional Development Portfolio


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of general cardiovascular health, gastrointestinal health and healthy and sustainable nutrition for weight loss required. Other areas of specialty is also encouraged.


Minimum Education and Training/Licenses/Certifications/Registrations:

Registered and Licensed Dietitian required


Level Characteristics




**“We are looking forward to having a high quality candidate join our team, however at the moment we have made the decision to pause our hiring during these unprecedented times.  When we are through the current times, we will be reaching out to set up interviews with those qualified applicants.”


Duke is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.


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Essential Physical Job Functions: Certain jobs at Duke University and Duke University Health System may include essentialjob functions that require specific physical and/or mental abilities. Additional information and provision for requests for reasonable accommodation will be provided by each hiring department.


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