December 22, 2023

Job Description

  • Anywhere


Requisition ID


Nutrition Services

Standard Hours


Posted Pay Range

$22.76 – $31.62 /hour


At CHI Health Creighton University Medical Center – Bergan Mercy our focus is patient-centered care. Our level I trauma center and academic medical center campus is designed to heal the body mind and spirit of every person in a more comfortable less stressful hospital environment. Our full range of medical services includes trauma services heart and vascular care emergency services surgery maternity cancer care and diagnostic imaging.




This position contributes to the mission and vision of CHI Health by serving as a member of the professional health care team and planning the nutritional care of individuals and groups for health maintenance.  Assesses nutritional needs, develops and implements nutritional care plans, and evaluates and reports these results appropriately.  Coordinates with department leaders at each individual campus.

Essential Key Job Responsibilities

  1. Practices and performs at the minimum competent level as outlined by the current Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Scope of Practice in Nutrition and Dietetics (SOP) and Standards of Professional Performance for Registered Dietetics (SOPP).
  2. Develops and implements a patient plan of care based on evidence-based practice and an assessment of nutritional needs.
  3. Interprets, evaluates, and utilizes pertinent current research related to nutritional care.
  4. Evaluates nutritional interventions and provides follow up to ensure continuity of care.
  5. Counsels individuals and families in nutritional principles, dietary plans, and food selection, adapting plans to the individual.
  6. Clearly and concisely communicates appropriate nutritional care data through all record systems.
  7. Participates in health team meetings and serves as the expert on nutritional care.
  8. Promotes communication between departments as a patient advocate to facilitate patient care. Provides nutrition education to hospital personnel and community.




Bachelor’s Degree

Must be registered as a Dietitian (RD) by Commission on Dietetic Registration.

Must have a current license as Medical Nutrition Therapist in Nebraska OR Licensed Dietitian in Iowa depending on work state.