Adult Outpatient Clinical Dietitian II

  • University of Iowa Health Care
  • Iowa City, IA, USA
  • Oct 09, 2021
Full Time Dietary & Nutrition

Job Description

The University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics department of Food & Nutrition is seeking an Adult Outpatient Clinical Dietitian II to participate as a member of the medical team for nutritional care of patients and education on medical staff, medical students, dietetic interns and other nutrition staff.

  • Use Nutrition Care Process to assess, evaluate, and provide medical nutrition therapy and nutrition counseling for the adult outpatient dialysis center and the adult high-risk OB clinic
  • Teach dietetic itnerns
  • Participate in multidisciplinary teams and develop nutritional components of care
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient's status according to age

University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa's only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives. ®

The department intends to hire one candidate from either Adult Outpatient Clinical Dietitian I, requisition 21004449, or Adult Outpatient Clinical Dietitian II, requisition 21004450, based on the qualifications of the successful candidate. Please apply to the specific position for which you which to be considered or both.

Percent of Time: 100%

Pay Grade: 07

Benefits Highlights:

  • Regular salaried position located in Iowa City, Iowa
  • Fringe benefit package including paid vacation; sick leave; health, dental, life and disability insurance options; and generous employer contributions into retirement plans
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Minimum Eligibility Requirements

  • Master's Degree in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Reasonable (1-3 years) clinical nutrition experience
  • Demonstrated competency of patient care for adult renal patients and high-risk OB patients in the outpatient setting
  • Experience in making enteral and parenteral recommendations and selecting appropriate formulas
  • Must demonstrate experience working effectively in a diverse environment


  • Registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration is required
  • Applicant must be registered for at least one year per CMS guidelines
  • Licensure by the State of Iowa is required

Application Process: In order to be considered, applicants must upload a resume and cover letter (under submission relevant materials) that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.

Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.