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Nutritionist I

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

• This position is part-time.

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Nutritionist I
Job Category Staff & Executive - Healthcare - Other
Department RWJ-Pediatrics-Endocrinology

New Jersey’s academic health center, Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS) takes an integrated approach to educating students, providing clinical care, and conducting research, all with the goal of improving human health. Aligned with Rutgers University–New Brunswick and collaborating universitywide, RBHS includes eight schools, a behavioral health network, and five centers and institutes that focus on cancer treatment and research, neuroscience, advanced biotechnology and medicine, environmental and occupational health, and health care policy and aging research.

Our faculty are teachers, clinicians, and scientists with unparalleled experience who advance medical innovation and provide patient care informed by the latest research findings. We offer an outstanding education in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, public health, nursing, biomedical research, and the full spectrum of allied health careers.

Our clinical and academic facilities are located throughout the state—at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, including Piscataway; and at locations in Newark, Scotch Plains, Somerset, Stratford, and other locations. Clinical partners include Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, Newark’s University Hospital in Newark, and other affiliates.

Through this community of healers, scientists, and scholars, Rutgers is equipped as never before to transform lives.

Posting Summary

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey is seeking a Nutritionist I for the Department of Pediatrics at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Under the direction of the faculty and the Director of the Division of Endocrinology, this position is responsible for the delivery of medical nutrition therapy to pediatric patients and their families referred to the Division of Pediatric Endocrinology for individual and/or group education on an outpatient basis.

• Obtains patients’ nutrition histories.
• Discusses specific needs of individual patients with physician and recommends dietary strategies.
• Conducts nutritional consultation for select patients within the department of pediatric endocrine.
• Obtains and evaluates nutrition histories from patients and/or their caretakers.
• Assesses the nutrition status and specific nutritional needs of individual patients.
• Develops nutrition care plans to meet the needs of individual patients.
• Provides medical nutritional therapy to individuals and families using culturally sensitive and family centered approaches in an ambulatory setting.
• Documents patient care in the medical record.
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Position Status Part Time
Hours Per Week
Daily Work Shift Day
FLSA Exempt
Grade 24S
Position Salary
Annual Minimum Salary 57589.000
Annual Mid Range Salary 69775.500
Annual Maximum Salary 81962.000
Standard Hours 37.50
Union Description HPAE, Local 5094
Payroll Designation PeopleSoft

Information about the benefits provided to Rutgers employees can be found at:

Seniority Unit
Terms of Appointment Staff - 12 month
Position Pension Eligibility ABP


Minimum Education and Experience

• Graduate from an accredited college with a Master’s Degree in a nutritional science or a Bachelor’s Degree plus successful completion of an approved dietetic internship or coordinated undergraduate program to obtain Registered Dietitian credential.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Preferred Qualifications

• Three years professional experience in dietetics or nutrition of which one year of clinical nutrition experience or pediatric nutrition experience.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment

• Physical Demands: Position requires standing, sitting and walking one-third of the time and requires talking and use of the hands and fingers over two-thirds of the time. This position requires that lifting or force be exerted up to 25 pounds under one-third of the time. Requires close vision at 20 inches or less.

• Work Environment: Office environment with moderate noise.

Special Conditions

Posting Details

Posting Number 17ST3190
Posting Open Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

• This position is part-time.

Regional Campus Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS)
Home Location Campus Downtown New Brunswick
Location Details

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address:

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you a graduate of an accredited college with a Master's Degree in nutritional science?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree plus successful completion of an approved dietetic internship or coordinated undergraduate program to obtain Registered Dietitian credential?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Are you a Registered Dietitian?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * How many years of nutrition experience do you have?
    • 0 to 1
    • 2 to 4
    • 5 to 8
    • 8+

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application