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Registered Dietitian I

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Clinical Dietitian


The University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, Mississippi 39216

Job Description and Requirements

University of Mississippi Medical Center is hiring a Registered Dietitian. As the state's only Academic Medical Center, UMMC offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and a great work environment that encourages growth and advancement.

Position Summary:
To plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease in accordance with medical nutrition care protocols. To counsel individuals or groups, conduct nutritionals research, and/or provide program participant certification.

Minimum Requirements:
Met the requirements for registration as a Registered Dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

License(s) Requirement:
Mississippi Licensure

Certification(s) Requirement:
Registered Dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

Special Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of food, nutrition, and physical/ biological sciences.
Knowledge of research methodologies, needs assessments, out-come-based research, scientific method, and quality improvement methods.
Knowledge of the influence of age, growth, and normal development on nutritional requirements.
Interpersonal and motivational skills.
Ability to interpret basic statistics.
Ability to calculate and interpret nutrient composition of foods.
Ability to calculate and/or define diets for specific health conditions.

The University of Mississippi Medical Center provides equal opportunity in any employment practice, education program, or education activity to all qualified persons. The University complies with all applicable laws regarding equal opportunity and affirmative action and does not unlawfully discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based upon race, color, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteranâs status, or genetic information.


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The University of Mississippi Medical Center
2500 North State Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39216
601-496-UMMC [tel]

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[posted Dec 21, 2016]

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