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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

This position will focus on adult inpatient nutrition care in University Hospital and the Cardiovascular Center.


This position will provide comprehensive nutrition services to patients admitted to the Cardiovascular Center Intensive Care Unit and other cardiothoracic surgery patients by performing nutrition assessments and developing nutrition care plans using the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Process, providing recommendations for nutrition intervention, conducting nutrition education, precepting dietetic interns, and displaying a high level of customer service, attentiveness and consideration to patient care while providing evidence-based medical nutrition therapy.

Required Qualifications*

  • Employees in this classification are required to have a minimum of a bachelor's degree in a recognized field of science or learning which is directly related to the duties of the position.
  • Employees in this classification must be a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) with active registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) OR must be RDN Eligible and have completed supervised practice program/internship prior to start date.
  • Applicants must have experience with adult inpatient medical nutrition therapy including nutrition support therapy.
  • Some weekend and holiday coverage is required.

Work Schedule

Hours: 32 hours per week (4 days per week)

Shift/Days: 8 hours per day (variable)

Background Screening

Michigan Medicine conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings.  Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.