Job Description

Location: St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
Posted Date: 5/14/2024
Job Type: Per Diem
Department: 0101.55140 Nutrition Clinic

Dietician- Per Diem

About Steward Health Care
Over a decade ago, Steward Health Care System emerged as a different kind of health care company designed to usher in a new era of wellness. One that provides our patients better, more proactive care at a sustainable cost, our providers unrivaled coordination of care, and our communities greater prosperity and stability.
As the country's largest physician-led, minority-owned, integrated health care system, our doctors can be certain that we share their interests and those of their patients. Together we are on a mission to revolutionize the way health care is delivered - creating healthier lives, thriving communities and a better world.

Based in Dallas, Steward currently operates more than 30 hospitals across Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center, a Boston University Teaching Hospital, provides patients and families access to some of Boston’s most respected physicians and advanced treatments offering specialized care, including:

  • Advanced Center for Cardiac Surgery
  • da Vinci® Robotic surgery program; Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery
  • Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)
  • Award-winning bariatric surgery program
  • Dana-Farber Cancer Institute at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center
  • State-of-the-art emergency care with short wait times

Our medical staff, made up of some of the highest rated physicians in Boston, treats patients in our community practices in neighborhoods, including Allston, Boston, Brighton, Brookline, Newton, Watertown and Weston.


  • Grow with a health system that supports career advancement
  • Competitive Pay & Salary Increases
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Locations close to home, that support work-life balance
  • Family atmosphere and team approach that provides flexibility
  • Opportunities to grow your career, and not change your employer
  • And much more!


Minimum Education/Experience:â¯

  • Bachelors degree in Nutrition (mandatory).

  • Masters degree in Nutrition (preferred).

  • Minimum of 1 year professional work experience in clinical nutrition as a Registered Dietitian.

  • Completion of an ACEND approved internship or program. If "registration eligible", successful completion of registration exam (i.e., Registered Dietitian status achieved) within 6 months of hire (mandatory)

Minimum skills/abilities:

  • Demonstrated leadership competencies and skills for the position, including ability to teach, strong organizational skills, excellent communication, customer service, relationship development, results orientation, team building and decision making.
  • Able to perform responsibilities with minimum supervision.
  • Computer skills required.


  • Registered Dietitian required.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of the CNM, and as a member of the interdisciplinary health care team, screens/levels patients for nutritional risk, assesses nutritional status and develops/implements nutrition care plans for identified patients considering individual and age-specific requirements.

  • Develops, documents, and implements appropriate age-specific nutrition care plans for patients that contain objective, measurable goals.

  • Monitors and evaluates effectiveness of care plans in accordance with clinical section's standards, and revises care plan as needed to achieve therapeutic goals.

  • Considers cultural and religious practices when planning patient meals and nutritional interventions.
  • Provides age-specific nutrition/diet/food-drug counseling and education to patients and/or family/care givers.

  • Educates and guides medical, nursing and nutrition staff on fundamental clinical nutrition principles.

  • Recommend and monitor modes of nutrition support (i.e., enteral nutrition, parenteral nutrition).
  • Assists the CNM and/or SR Clinical Dietitian in performance improvement (PI) initiatives.

  • Contributes to department goals by participating in staff inservices and department projects.

  • Accountable for maintaining the confidentiality and security of all hospital-related, medical staff-related and patient-related data and information.
  • Accountable to hospital and department policies and procedures as applicable.
  • Provides superior customer service to internal and external clients, customers, and patients as referenced in the Service Excellence Standards.

  • Other nutrition management duties as assigned.

Steward Health Care is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. Steward Health Care does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression or any other non-job-related characteristic.

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