Nutrition Clinical Coordinator Dubuque/Dyersville and ClintonMercy Medical Center, Dubuque, IA Dyersville, IA
Mercy Medical Center is a not for profit Catholic hospital serving the tri-state area of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin since 1879. Mercy – Dubuque has 263 beds while Mercy – Dyersville is a critical access hospital with 25 beds and a 40-bed nursing home.
Mercy offers a full range of acute care services, including invasive cardiology and open-heart surgery, Level II trauma center, Level II regional neonatal intensive care unit, general and orthopaedic surgery, psychiatric services and inpatient physical rehabilitation. Mercy also operates two hospital-based skilled nursing units, extensive outpatient rehabilitation services, home health care, retail pharmacy and a wide range of outpatient, community and business services. Mercy’s 1,300 full- and part-time employees and medical staff of 230 care for more than 56,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.
The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and achieved Magnet designation, the gold standard of patient care, in 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet hospital in 2009.
Mercy Medical Center is a member of Mercy Health Network in Iowa and is a Ministry Organization of Trinity Health based in Novi, Michigan.
Mercy is an organization that values and encourages diversity. To learn more about Mercy and its opportunities for employment, please see the postings listed on this site or visit our website at www.mercydubuque.com.
The Nutrition Clinical Coordinator, under the direction of the Directors of Food and Nutrition Services of both Mercy Medical Center Dubuque/Dyersville and Clinton, Iowa, along with a dotted reporting structure to the Regional Manager, Clinical Nutrition and Wellness, is responsible for all functions and management pertaining to the nutritional care of the patient, clinical duties of all clinical dietitians and operations of diet offices in the Food and Nutrition Services Departments. This position is responsible for assisting the Food and Nutrition Services Directors and the Regional Manager, Clinical Nutrition and Wellness with clinical leadership, coordination, quality, risk management, productivity and human resource management of all clinical dietitians and diet office functions of locations of Mercy in Dubuque/Dyersville and Clinton. Represents the Nutrition Services Departments in multidisciplinary health care teams and is the primary liaison responsible for maintaining effective communication and cooperation with physicians and other healthcare professionals to achieve patient care goals. Responsible for managing compliance with all regulatory agency requirements.
Required: Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics. Preferred: Master's Degree or Advanced Certification (CNSC, CDE, CSP, CSG, CSSD, CSR or CSO). Required: Registered by the Commission of Dietetic Registration. Required: Licensed by the State of Iowa. Required: Minimum 3-5 years of clinical (hospital practice) professional experience. Preferred: 1-2 years management and supervisory experience. Preferred: Member of Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Preferred: Experience in public speaking. Preferred: Experience with computer applications such as Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Cerner, CBORD, Clairvia & Kronos. Required: Valid driver's license and ability to meet hospital-driving requirements.
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