Job: Registered Dietitian Director Health Care

Job Title

Registered Dietitian Director Health Care

Job Category

Management and Administration


MDH, Spring Grove Hospital Center
Catonsville, Maryland

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Job Description and Requirements

Spring Grove Hospital Center is the largest psychiatric hospital operated by the State of Maryland, with 377 beds. We are located in Catonsville, previously named by Money Magazine as one the best places to live! Convenient to DC, Baltimore and BWI airport, our 180-acre wooded campus feels more like a college setting. Our mission is to provide quality mental health services to patients from across the State. We offer competitive salaries and a comprehensive health benefits package, 11 paid holidays and 6 personal days annually, pension and retirement savings plans, training opportunities, free onsite parking and much more! Join our team and be a part of the change!

The main purpose of this position is to plan, organize, evaluate, and direct all activities of the Dietetics Department and the Dietary Services Department of Spring Grove Hospital Center, a psychiatric hospital. Activities include the provision of meals and clinical nutrition services for the hospital population, consistent with recognized standards and the needs of the hospital community. This position will supervise clinical dietitians and other professional food service and support staff and is considered Emergency Essential. This position receives general supervision from the COO of Spring Grove Hospital Center.

Education: Determined by the Maryland State Board of Dietetic Practice under the licensing requirements for Nutritionists and Dietitians.

Experience: Five (5) years of experience providing professional nutrition or dietetic services which includes three (3) years in a residential or hospital setting and two (2) years managing a clinical and administrative phase of a dietetic program.

Notes: 1. A Masterâs degree in the field of dietetics, nutrition, institutional administration or other related field may be substituted for up to one year of the required experience.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience at a rank of Corporal/Petty Officer or higher as a commissioned officer in Dietitian and Nutritionist classifications or Dietitian and Nutritionist specialty codes in the Dietitian field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.

1. Candidates for positions in the classification must possess a current license as a Dietitian/Nutritionist from the Maryland State Board of Dietetic Practice. Please upload copy of license to application or include license number and expiration date on application.

2. Candidates must be registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) prior to completion of probationary period and must maintain a current registration during their time of employment. Applicants who are currently registered should submit proof of CDR registration with application.

Recruitment#: 19-003326-0001


Employment Type

Full Time


Michelle Johnson

410-333-5689 [fax]

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[posted Mar 28, 2019]

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