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Trinity Health Registered Dietitian in Springfield, Massachusetts

Employment Type:

Full time


Day Shift


Come join the Clinical Nutrition team at Mercy Medical Center, part of Trinity Health Of New England! We are a member of the nationwide Trinity Health family, bringing compassionate care to our communities.

Position Purpose:

Provide optimal nutritional care by effectively identifying age specific patient needs, assessing nutritional status, designing appropriate care plans, and monitoring to maximize clinical outcomes. Provide evidence-based nutritional information and guidance to physicians, staff, patients, and families. This may occur in an inpatient or outpatient setting.

What you will do:

  • Performing nutrition assessments as per Nutrition Practice Guidelines.

  • Developing and implementing patient specific nutritional care plans, interventions, and goals as per Nutrition Practice Guidelines and Clinical Nutrition Policies.

  • Monitoring and evaluating patients’ responses to nutrition interventions.

  • Assessing patients need for Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) instruction.

  • Providing MNT instruction to patients on modified diets when appropriate.

  • Assists in the management of nutrition support --Enteral Nutrition/Parenteral Nutrition (EN/PN) as per Nutrition Practice Guidelines (MMC only)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Registration as a dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and a state licensure as a licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN) are required. Maintenance of registration and licensure required as per guidelines.

  • Position requires a minimum of one (1) year of experience as a dietitian, preferably in a healthcare environment.

  • Work requires the analytical ability to collect information from diverse sources, synthesize a Pro problem list and to devise/implement intervention.

  • Work requires effective verbal and written communication skill, which may include explaining clinical, technical concepts to physicians, other health care team members, patients, and their families. Enforces policies and regulations in difficult situations or preforms other duties requiring a comparable level of communication skills.

  • Allergen Awareness training/certificate an Serv Safe Management training/certificate preferred.

Position Highlights and Benefits

  • Full Time - Days

  • Our Mission and Core Values

  • Career growth and advancement potential

  • Award-winning Patient Access Department

Ministry/Facility Information

Trinity Health Of New England is an integrated health care delivery system that is comprised of world-class providers and facilities dedicated to full spectrum preventative, acute, and post-acute care. We aim to deliver top level care to increase our community's overall health at lower costs. While we serve nearly 3 million people, we are proud to be a part of a national system that focuses on putting our patients first and having the best colleagues to do so.

Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

Trinity Health is one of the largest not-for-profit, Catholic healthcare systems in the nation. Built on the foundation of our Mission and Core Values, we integrate diversity, equity, and inclusion in all that we do. Our colleagues have different lived experiences, customs, abilities, and talents. Together, we become our best selves. A diverse and inclusive workforce provides the most accessible and equitable care for those we serve. Trinity Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by law.

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.

EOE including disability/veteran