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Registered Dietician

USA Clinics Group
Chicago, IL
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

USA Clinics is adding a vascular access/home dialysis service line! This is an exciting and rare opportunity to partake in a new home dialysis program build-out involving flexible in-person and telehealth patient care platforms along with opportunities for regional and national level leadership positions. We are looking for a dynamic Registered Dietician to join our team. The Renal Dietitian’s primary responsibility is to provide medical nutrition therapy to assigned patients in the dialysis clinic and home dialysis settings to promote their optimal health and well-being.


  • Educate assigned new patients on prescribed renal diets.
  • Review lab results, dialysis adequacy, fluid weight status, and nutrition concerns with assigned patients on monthly basis, and educate regarding appropriate nutrition related changes.
  • Document monthly nutrition progress notes in medical record.
  • Monitor critical labs, notify MD, RNs and document interventions.
  • Provide any additional counseling per request.
  • Monitor need for oral supplements, enteral or parenteral support, and facilitate initiation.
  • Make recommendations regarding nutritional related medications as appropriate.
  • Participate in monthly Patient Care Conferences.
  • Teach Nutritional Classes as requested for patients and staff.
  • Act as a resource or preceptor for teammates with less experience.
  • Acts as a resource or subject matter expert for other facility personnel.
  • Verifies accurate charges and documentation are submitted in a timely manner. Comply with Dialysis facility policies and procedures for infection control, safety, and quality.
  • Responds appropriately and aids in emergency situations. Necessary staff to remain onsite for evacuation needs of any patients as set forth by Administrator and Dialysis RN Manager.
  • Regularly communicate with Administrator throughout day to plan, confirm, coordinate, and organize patient care.
  • Assists the Administrator in quality measures, i.e., audits, infection control compliance, accreditation preparation, etc.
  • Inform Administrator and Medical Director of all incidents, conditions, problems, counseling regarding teammates, patient care, or facilities.
  • On-Call responsibilities as scheduled per Administrator. Work overtime as needed. Commit to on-call and rotating shifts as needed.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
  • Monitor patient labs and dialysis adequacy for accuracy in collection.
  • Perform nutritional assessments on all assigned patients.
  • In-depth knowledge of diet therapy, and the ability to apply this knowledge to meal planning, recipe modification, and diet education. Knowledge of the Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis Process.
  • Demonstrated ability to assist with providing quality outcomes and tracking of metrics.
  • Demonstrated ability to recommend treatments in a safe, therapeutic and cost-effective manner


  • Registered Dietician with the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Current BLS certification
  • Minimum of one year’s professional work experience in clinical nutrition as a registered dietician required
  • Highly prefer 1 year experience working with renal dialysis
  • Basic computer skills and proficiency in MS Word and Outlook required, basic familiarity with MS Excel and PowerPoint preferred

USA Clinics Group


Chicago, IL



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