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CLINICAL DIETITIAN - Executive Health and Signature Care (Durham)

Durham County, NC
Duke University


PDC: The Private Diagnostic Clinic (PDC) is the world-class, multi-specialty physician practice of Duke Health. The PDC’s providers and staff work as a team to provide excellent patient care in more than 120 primary and specialty care clinics located throughout North Carolina. The PDC recruits the top physicians, clinicians and employees, and retains them by offering competitive salaries and benefits and a supportive work environment where passion and purpose connect. To learn more, visit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D4Mq59-No-k

Executive Health and Signature Care (Durham)

General Description
Coordinate all phases of nutrition care including nutrition assessment, care planning, monitoring, education and counseling for patients in the clinical setting. Care planning is to involve the patient and life-style goals. Perform duties in support of and in compliance with PI plans, joint commission standards, and other credentialing /regulatory agencies.

Job Duties
1. Evaluate, interpret, and monitor nutritional status and nutritional needs using standards of care and practice guidelines. Identify and provide age-specific nutritional counseling to meet the cultural needs of the patient,
2. Develop, review, update and implement patient educational materials to meet the patient nutritional needs and goals.
3. Active and integral part of the interdisciplinary team. Collaborate with all team members to best manage the precise needs of the patient and meet their individual health goals.
4. Stay up-to-date on nutritional guidelines and standards.
5. Develop a plan for patient follow-up and re-educate or make adjustments to the nutritional plan that best suits the patient.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Must be able to collaborate with multiple team members to interpret lab test, treadmill test, and patient goals to develop an individualized nutritional plan that is sustainable to the patient’s lifestyle.

Education Requirements/Preferences
Baccalaureate degree in food and nutrition, dietetics, nutritional sciences, Human nutrition, or comparable major.

Licensure/Certification Requirements
Registered Dietician by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Licensed dietitian/nutritionist by the NC Board of Dietetics and Nutrition.
Registered dietician (RD) by the Commission of Dietetic Registration.

Minimum Qualifications


Level I Baccalaureate degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition, or comparable major. Successful completion of coordinated program or dietetic internship of not less than 900 hours under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian. Level II Same as Level I


Level I Level II One year in an acute care environment preferred; experience may be waived for specific positions. Two years in an acute care environment with one year supervisory experience preferred; experience may be waived for specific positions.

Degrees, Licensures, Certifications

Level I Level II Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration; candidates eligible for registration may be hired with the understanding that registration will be achieved within 90 days of hire. Licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN) by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics and Nutrition; proviso for license-eligible dietitians as above Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN) by the North Carolina Board of Dietetics and Nutrition Or equivalent combination of experience and education

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