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Job Summary

The Brighton Center for Specialty Care is the newest University of Michigan Ambulatory Care facility dedicated to providing high quality health care services for adults and children. The brand new 2-story facility is located at 7500 Challis Rd. Brighton, MI. We are actively seeking compassionate, enthusiastic, and patient-oriented individuals who will share in the goal of creating the ideal experience for our patients, families and employees.

Why join the Nutrition Services Team?

As a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) at Michigan Medicine, you will oversee nutritional care in the clinic setting fora wide range of health conditions. You will work with a diverse population to improve nutritional care for patients of all ages, including adult and pediatric specialty service populations, as well services from the Comprehensive Musculoskeletal Center and Oncology Program.

What perks and benefits can you look forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings
  • Generous PTO program
  • Tremendous team support
  • Continuing education and professional development
  • Preceptorship opportunities with dietetic interns 


  • You will conduct an ongoing comprehensive nutrition assessments for patients with nutritional risks and/or for patients identified per ambulatory care clinic standards.
  • You will incorporate evidence-based standards when interpreting patient related data.
  • You’ll perform nutrition diagnosis after identifying the problem and clarifying the cause of the problem.
  • Develop and implement an individualized plan for nutrition intervention. Ground interventions through review of quality research and/or use of medical nutrition therapy evidenced-based practice, with consideration to addressing patient specific needs in the nutrition care plan.
  • You will chart nutritional diagnosis, individualized nutrition treatment plan, follow-up documentation of patient outcomes and revisions to plan in the electronic medical record in a timely manner that is consistent with policy and procedures.
  • You will recognize the varied needs of specific populations, including cultural, religious, and ethnic considerations.
  • You will measure effectiveness of nutrition interventions in reaching desired outcomes; implement changes as indicated.
  • Practice communication regularly with interdisciplinary ambulatory care medical teams.
  • Abide by Michigan Medicine policy for: the proper use of patients’ protected health information, as well as the proper use of infection prevention precautions in patient care areas.

Business Functions

  • You will utilize charge capture by RDN for RDN services.
  • Provide quality service based on expectations and needs.
  • Incorporate Michigan Medicine core values of respect, kindness, trust, integrity, efficiency and leadership into all work efforts.
  • Maintain productivity standards and practice effective time management.
  • Assist in achieving compliance with state and federal regulatory and accrediting agencies.
  • Participate in interdisciplinary meetings, task forces, and projects as appropriate.
  • Contribute to quality improvement efforts, including data collection to help improve practice.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree granted by a U.S. regionally accredited college or university.
  • Completion of a didactic program in dietetics and supervised practice program approved by ACEND (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with active registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Requires primary source verification.

Desired Qualifications*

·         Master’s Degree in Nutrition related field. 

·         Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), or Board Certified Specialist in: Renal Nutrition, Oncology Nutrition, or Obesity and Weight Management

Work Schedule

While the facility is open 24 hours, the main hours are 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM Monday through Friday, and 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM on Saturday. The person who fills this role will be asked to work 40 hours per week.  Evening hours may be required.

Work Locations

Brighton Center for Specialty Care will be the primary work site.

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.

External Applicants: Please note that for the first phase of this posting, we will be considering internal candidates only in an effort to offer advancement opportunities. You are still able to submit your resume for consideration, but our process for external candidates will begin approximately 30-days after the posting date.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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