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(RD) Registered Dietitian II - 125672

University of California - San Diego Medical Centers
United States, California, San Diego
October 03, 2023

Please note that this position is a part-time appointment.

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 10/05/2023 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 10/17/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


This position will be serving inpatient adult patients preparing and following solid organ transplant. Under supervision of the Clinical Nutrition Manager, the RDN (dietitian) collaborates with healthcare team to provide medical nutrition therapy to adolescent, adult and geriatric patients. Identifies patients at various nutrition risk levels based on criteria outlined by department. Assesses nutrition needs and identifies nutrient requirements with regard to age and disease-specific needs of patients.

Develops, implements and records in EHR the nutrition care plan for all assigned patients. Fosters continuity of care among all phases across the continuum of care. Continuously evaluates and monitors the effectiveness and outcomes of medical nutrition therapy intervention. Manages the delivery of nutrition care in assigned units. Actively participates in medical rounds. Participates in department's special projects, performance improvement activities, and research.

Provides nutrition lectures and in-services to nutrition and medical staff as assigned. Collaborates with Diet Techs and mentors dietetic interns/students. Actively assesses, evaluates, and maintains professional development and competency related to assigned units. Assists with foodservice projects to improve patient satisfaction.

  • Dietitians must possess the equivalent of a Bachelor's Degree in Foods and Nutrition/Dietetics and have completed an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics internship.

  • Must be a Registered Dietitian (RD).

  • Two (2) years experience in comparable acuity level.

  • Applicants for positions in the Dietitian series are expected to possess the experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.

  • Certification or Masters or 10 CPEU/year.
  • CNSC or CCTD.
  • Two (2) years experience in an inpatient acute care setting.
  • Demonstrated experience using EPIC.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $78,527 - $103,648 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $37.61 - $49.64

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).