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Job ID 166769 Date Posted 05/28/2022

Duke Raleigh Hospital offers the latest in care and technology in a patient-friendly setting. It has been an important part of Duke Health since 1998 and has served Wake County for more than 35 years, employing more than 2,000 team members. The hospital provides 186 inpatient beds and a comprehensive array of services, including the Duke Raleigh Cancer Center, Duke Raleigh Orthopedic and Spine Center, cardiovascular services, neurosciences including the Duke Raleigh Skull Base and Cerebrovascular Center, advanced digestive care, disease management and prevention, wound healing, outpatient imaging, intensive and progressive care, pain clinic, same-day surgery, emergency department and community outreach and education programs

U.S. News & World Report ranked Duke Raleigh Hospital as high performing in orthopedics and two adult procedures/conditions: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) and lung cancer surgery.


Assistant Director, Nutrition Services at Duke Raleigh Hospital


Job Code: 5538

Pay Target: F1

Supervisory Responsibility: No

General Description of the Job Class

Directs the provision of medical nutrition therapy and the nutrition care process by supervising the activities of clinical dietitians and diet technician staff.

Duties and Responsibilities of this Level

Leadership role provides oversight to Clinical Dietitian team, including lead RD, Food Service Supervisors and Food Service team.

Part of a great management team including an Administrative Director, Executive Chef and Nutrition Informatics. Teamwork allows for greater work/life balance than in other management roles.

Responsibilities include:

Maintenance of top-rated Room Service program.

Development of Food Insecurity programs.

HR functions with an emphasis on coaching and development.

Representation of the Nutritional Services team with hospital administration, medical, nursing and allied health professionals.

Mentorship to Nutrition students working in food service roles.

Quality initiatives (clinical and food service) with a focus on data driven outcomes.

Policy development and monitoring in accordance with regulatory agencies.

Leadership and development of four departmental supervisors.

Development of training material for departmental programs for both clinical and non-clinical team members.

**Note: This is not a contracted management position. Employment is directly through the hospital. **

Required Qualifications at this Level

Education:Master’s Degree required.

Experience:Four years of experience in clinical nutrition.

Degrees, Licensure, and/or Certification:

Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (American Dietetic Association) and Licensed by the N.C. Board of Dietetics and Nutrition.

Job Level: F1

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"Nourishing our community and building a healthy community is part of our vision as an organization and that is absolutely supported in our day-to-day."

Lisa, Assistant Director of Nutritional Services

"Duke Raleigh Hospital is a really tight-knit work family. We check on each other when we’re not here, we do things outside of work. It’s an extension of my family."

Ashley, Respiratory Therapist

"I enjoy the generous PTO package."

Lillian, Environmental Services