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Clinical Nutrition Coordinator
Trinity Health Silver Spring, MD

Clinical Nutrition Coordinator

Trinity Health
Silver Spring, MD
Expired: June 06, 2023 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Vision , Medical , Dental , Paid Time Off , Retirement
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Company Info
Employment Type:
Full timeShift:
Day Shift


Job Title:

Clinical Nutrition Coordinator

Employment Type:

Full Time



(SUMMARY) Position Highlights:
  • Competitive salary
  • Benefits - Medical, Dental & Vision, PTO, Free Parking, Metro Access, Tuition Reimbursement, 403(b)
  • Quality of Life: Flexible work schedules
  • Advancement: Career growth opportunities
  • Location: Holy Cross Health has two hospitals and four healthcare centers all a short driving distance from Washington DC and Baltimore, MD

  • Full Time (Monday - Friday - 8:00 am - 4:30 pm)
  • Location: Silver Spring, MD
  • Department: Food & Nutrition Patients
  • Reports to Regional Clinical Nutrition Manager, Manger, FNS, THS
  • Oversees clinical dietitians, performs administrative duties, and participates in patient satisfaction, quality management, and performance improvement projects and meetings.

  • Collaborates with the leadership in Food and Nutrition Services, as well as leadership in other departments as it relates to patient care and nutrition. Provides these clinical nutrition duties to more than one site.
  • Completes nutrition assessments and provides medical nutrition therapy using the nutrition care process in a timely manner.
  • Delivers individualized nutrition care to patients while performing within the Scope of Practice per Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Serves as a member of the interdisciplinary care team.
  • Provides nutrition education for the patients, family, medical, and non-medical staff, and community.

What you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Master's degree along with advanced certification (e.g. CDE, CNSC, CSO, CSG, or AP) preferred in dietetics.
  • Active status as Registered Dietitian Nutrition (RDN) with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) is required and licensed where states mandate.
  • Minimum 3-5 year of clinical experience in an acute care setting and 1-2 years prior management experience preferred.
  • Displays strong communication skills and ability to interact in a positive manner with physicians, patients, families, and other hospital staff.
  • Knowledge of federal, state, and local regulatory requirements and experience interacting with inspectors and documentation standards.
  • Ability to be a self-starter and independent worker able to manage multiple conflicting priorities and demands.
  • Excellent leadership, analytical, organizational, planning, delegation, coaching, communication (verbal, written and interpersonal), and computer (MS Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, EMR and nutrition software) skills; with a continuous improvement mindset and ability to challenge conventional thinking at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of diverse patient populations, various acuity levels, in a high-volume setting.
  • Ability to work effectively in a diverse, collaborative, and team-oriented culture.
  • Ability to lead a team, manage performance, provide constructive feedback, prepare and issue performance reviews.
  • Demonstrates the ability to handle confidential information and situations.
  • Previous experience working with dietetic interns, maintaining comprehensive curriculum, and acting as a preceptor.

About us:

Holy Cross Health is a Catholic, not-for-profit health system that serves more than 240,000 individuals each year from Maryland's two largest counties - Montgomery and Prince George's counties. Holy Cross Health earns numerous national awards, clinical designations, and accreditations across a wide range of specialties for providing innovative, high-quality health care services.

We were named one of America's 100 best hospitals for 2022

Holy Cross Health is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to Minority/Females/disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) status.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is a family of 115,000 colleagues and nearly 26,000 physicians and clinicians across 25 states. Because we serve diverse populations, our colleagues are trained to recognize the cultural beliefs, values, traditions, language preferences, and health practices of the communities that we serve and to apply that knowledge to produce positive health outcomes. We also recognize that each of us has a different way of thinking and perceiving our world and that these differences often lead to innovative solutions.

Our dedication to diversity includes a unified workforce (through training and education, recruitment, retention, and development), commitment and accountability, communication, community partnerships, and supplier diversity.

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