Registered Dietitian

Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center (MWCHC) has an exciting opportunity available for a skilled, resourceful and motivated individual who would like to make a difference in the lives of others in helping a non-for-profit organization fulfill its mission to provide quality health care. Reporting to the Chief Medical Officer, the Registered Dietician (RD) will be responsible for educating, monitoring and advising MWCHC patients and helping improve their quality of life through healthy eating habits at our Nashville, Smyrna and Clarksville, TN clinical sites.
Additional responsibilities include, but; are not limited to:
 Collaborate with providers to identify and connect with patients in need of nutrition counseling.
 Assess the dietary and health needs of patients, establishes treatment plans, and communicates with patients regarding program compliance and its importance in disease prevention.
 Meet directly with patients to identify dietary/nutritional educational needs; provide individual instruction, utilize informational handouts/booklets, or refer to community resources as needed.
 Identify ways to improve dietary/nutritional care of patients, and make recommendations to the Medical Director and P&T Committee;
 Participate in various patient program committees;
 Performs research and recommends ways to expand and improve nutrition programs offered to MWCHC patients
 Participates in quality improvement of the program in conjunction with other services offered.
The Registered Dietician must be patient focused with the ability to relay and discuss dietary and nutrition information with diverse patients in a sensitive and knowledgeable manner. Additionally, possess excellent analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills with an ability to work efficiently and effectively with all levels of the organization. Bachelor’s degree from an approved education program accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) and licensed in the state of Tennessee is required. (Licensure and certification must be maintained throughout employment with MWCHC.) Two to four years of previous experience in a hospital or ambulatory setting is preferred.
Interested candidates may respond with cover letter, resume and a completed Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center employment application to or fax to (615)321-4947. An employment application can be downloaded at by selecting the “About” tab and select “Careers”. 

Contact Person 
Robin Dean
Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center
Email Address
1035 14th Avenue North Nashville, TN 37208