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Beth Israel Lahey Health Dietitian (Per Diem) in Plymouth, Massachusetts

Job Type: Per Diem

Time Type: Part time

Work Shift: Day (United States of America)

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

When you join the growing BILH team, you're not just taking a job, you’re making a difference in people’s lives.

Per Diem; varied hours/shifts according to operational needs. Must have weekend & holiday availability.

Job Description:


  • Performs nutrition screening and nutritional assessments on high-risk patients according to departmental policy.

  • Provides follow-up assessments and update care plans as needed.

  • Recommends parenteral and/or enteral nutrition as needed.

  • Develops and implements care plans based on established procedures and standards of care for patients at high nutritional risk.

  • Provides nutritional care on patient units according to established departmental priorities (e.g. nutrition consults, tube feedings, and Total Parenteral Nutrition [TPN]) and communicates nutrition care plans with appropriate interdisciplinary staff.

  • Recommends action plans to the physicians for patients on tube feedings and TPN.

  • Serves as preceptor for dietetic interns during their clinical rotations, provides feedback for program improvement and performs intern evaluations in a timely manner.

  • Provides training to other health care professionals as needed.

  • Assists in developing patient education materials, clinical forms, policies and procedures.

  • Assists in establishing standards of care for patients.

  • Communicates pertinent nutritional data through documentation.

  • Records medical data in accordance with BID-Plymouth and departmental policies and procedures and rules and regulations.

  • Actively participates in departmental and/or interdisciplinary meetings, task forces and projects such as quality improvement initiatives.

  • Demonstrates initiative, seeks opportunities and sets professional goals in areas of teaching, quality assurance, performance improvement and research.

  • Actively learns from more experienced Clinical Dietitians and supports an environment of idea sharing and exchange of feedback with staff across the service and department.

It is understood that this is a summary of key job functions and does not include every detail of the job that may reasonably be required.

Experience/Knowledge/Skills Required

  • Experience with computer systems required, including web-based applications and some Microsoft Office applications which may include Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint or Access.

Education Required

  • Bachelor's degree in Nutrition and Dietetics required.

  • Master’s Degree required for new graduates starting January 2024. Other applicants prior to this date will be grandfathered.


  • Registered Dietitian (RD) required; Massachusetts License (Dietitian/Nutritionist) within 90 days of hire.

As a health care organization, we have a responsibility to do everything in our power to care for and protect our patients, our colleagues and our communities. Beth Israel Lahey Health requires that all staff be vaccinated against influenza (flu) and COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Learn more ( about this requirement.

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