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Dietitian Registered/UKHC

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Dietitian Registered/UKHC
Requisition Number RE27325
Working Title Feeding Tube Team Member
Department Name H3075:Nutritions Services
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 08
Salary Range $17.32-28.31/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/Registration/Certification

Registry Eligible Dietitian

Physical Requirements

This position requires regularly standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 pounds; lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing up to 50 pounds; and performing tasks with repetitive motions (such as typing); intermittently sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time; and occasionally lifting, pushing, and/or pulling objects weighing over 50 pounds; and standing or walking with objects weighing up to 25 pounds. Also involves some job-related travel (less than 10% of time); and exposure to risk of injury from moving, lifting, or positioning patients, equipment, or materials; and exposure to cuts/punctures, blood-borne/airborne pathogens, and combative/violent people.


3 days per week, 12 hours per day (7am-7pm), approximately every fourth weekend and holidays.

Job Summary

Performs as a member of the interdisciplinary team. Responsible for the safe and timely placement of Cortrak feeding tubes in specified patient populations. Ensures customer satisfaction and good public relations through the safe and efficient use of resources. Performs duties in compliance with performance improvement plans, TJC, and other licensing, accrediting, and regulatory agencies. Serves as a nutrition educator for students, medical staff, health professionals, and/or general public. Serves as a role model, resource, and leader for other clinical dietitians. Exhibits nutrition expertise in specified area of practice.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

The ideal candidate will possess strong verbal and written communication skills, the ability to prioritize work, strong analytical thinking, and basic computer knowledge. This position requires an individual to be a Registered Dietitian through the Commission on Dietetic Education and a Licensed Dietitian by the Kentucky Board of Dietitians and Nutritionists.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Master’s Degree and 3+ years of dietitian experience preferred.

Deadline to Apply 04/14/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


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Posted: 2021-04-07 Expires: 2021-05-07

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