Covenant Health

Job Title
Clinical Dietitian
Parkwest Medical Center
Department Name


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Clinical Dietitian, Cardiac Rehab

PRN/Occcasional, hours vary per pay period, Day Shift


Parkwest Overview:

Since admitting our first patient in 1973, Parkwest has been at the vanguard of healthcare in East Tennessee. We are an eight-time Top 100 Heart Hospital and have received multiple awards for excellence in emergency care, clinical practice, and patient satisfaction. Learn more about our professional accolades.


Position Summary:

Monitors nutritional care, manages physician ordered therapeutic diets and provides nutritional education to patients.  Directs, supervises and coordinates diet office activities.


Recruiter: Jason Shubert if you have any questions 865-374-5393, 


  • Documents all relevant aspects of nutritional care for patients in accordance with departmental standards.
  • Performs nutritional assessments as determined. Requests patient food preferences and prepares patient diets on a daily basis.          
  • Attends health care team meetings regularly to discuss patient care needs.
  • Educates patients on long term nutritional care through individual discussions, group classes and community speaking engagements.
  • Writes modified diets and coordinates diet adaptations with house menus. Charts diets in medical records.
  • Serves as an educational resource to nursing and medical personnel.
  • Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.
  • Maintains department records, reports and files as required.
  • Follows policies, procedures, and safety standards. Completes required education assignments annually. Works toward achieving goals and objectives, and participates in quality improvement initiatives as requested.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.


Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.


Minimum Experience: One (1) year ADA approved experience or MS Nutrition plus six (6) months ADA approved experience


Licensure Requirement: Registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Must successfully complete registration exam (RD) and maintain credentials.


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