Position Summary:

Educates and monitors nutritional care, manages physician ordered therapeutic diets. Provides nutritional education to Ft. Sanders Perinatal’s patients.


  • Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program and safety standards.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
  • Attend meetings as required and participates on committees as directed. Attends and serves on professional/civic service organizations as hospital representative.
  • 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 through continuing education.
  • Preferred CDCES (previously CDE) or willing to work towards taking the exam for CDCES

Apply on-line: https://careers-covenanthealth.icims.com/jobs/55938/clin-dietitian/job?mobile=false&width=1140&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false&jan1offset=-300&jun1offset=-240
If you have any questions please contact Recruiter: Kimberlin Woods, 865-374-5403, kwoods8@covhlth.com or Tamra King TDavis@covhlth.com