Dietitian I - Food & Nutrition Services

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Classification Title: Dietitian I

Department: Food & Nutrition Services

Pay Grade: 05 - (

Salary: $42,541.00

Percent of Time: 100%

Schedule: 8:00am - 4:30pm, Monday-Friday

Location: General Hospital

Staff Type:  Professional & Scientific


University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics-recognized as one of the best hospitals in the United States-is Iowa’s only comprehensive academic medical center and a regional referral center. Each day more than 12,000 employees, students, and volunteers work together to provide safe, quality health care and excellent service for our patients. Simply stated, our mission is: Changing Medicine. Changing Lives.

Position Summary:


  • Provide medical nutrition therapy to patient by creating nutritional care.
  • Plan based on the health needs of the patients.
  • Participate as a member of the medical team for nutritional care of patients and education of medical staff, medical, students and dietetic interns.


Position Responsibilities: 


  • Uses Nutrition Care Process to assess, evaluate, and provide medical nutrition therapy and nutrition counseling for adult and geriatric outpatients and inpatients.
  • Teaches dietetic interns.
  • Participates in multidisciplinary teams and develops nutritional components of care.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the principles of growth and development appropriate to the patient’s status according to age.


Please attach a Resume as part of the application process. Job openings are posted for a minimum of 14 calendar days. This job may be removed from posting and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended. For questions or additional information, please contact Rob Wall @


Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.

Education Required: Bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition or Dietetic.

Experience Required:  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


  • Registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration is required.
  • Licensure by the State of Iowa is required. (Those students who have successfully completed the academic and experience requirements necessary to qualify for accreditation, and who have applied for licensure may be hired if a licensed dietitian supervises them.)

Desirable Qualifications: 

  • Demonstrated competency of patient care in adult and geriatric populations across a wide range of medical conditions in the inpatient and outpatient setting. 
  • Experience in making enteral and parenteral recommendations and selecting appropriate formulas.

Equal opportunity/affirmative action employer

The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance or accommodations with the application or interview process may contact University Human Resources/Faculty and Staff Disability Services, (319) 335-2660 or  For jobs in UI Health care, please contact UI Health care Leave & Disability Administration at 319-356-7543.

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