clinical dietitian resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Detail oriented and driven healthcare professional with 6 years of experience in the healthcare industry. Professional and reliable individual, looking for a new opportunity in an administrative role or management position in order to hone my leadership skills. Experienced at stepping into roles and quickly making positive changes to drive organizational success. Motivated team builder and supervisor focused on driving team collaboration.

  • Bilingual in English and Arabic
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent presentation, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and results oriented.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Meal planning and recipe development.
  • Strong customer service skills and dedicated patient advocate.
11/2018 to Current Clinical Dietitian Common Spirit | Las Vegas, NV,
  • Provided recommendations and assessed for adequacy and appropriateness of Enteral and Parenteral nutrition regimens for patients requiring nutrition support.
  • Performed Nutrition-Focused Physical Exam (NFPE) to complete the assessment of patients’ nutritional status, including diagnosis and treatment of malnutrition when appropriate.
  • Collaborated with the Department of Speech Language Pathology and Foodservice staff on designing and implementing The International Dysphagia Diet Standardization Initiative (IDDSI) at The Anaheim Regional Medical Center.
  • Provided in-service to all medical, nursing staff, clinical dietitians and foodservice staff on the new IDDSI standards and guidelines before the implementation phase.
  • Attended multidisciplinary meetings with department managers to identify trends and problem areas, improve the patient's perspective of their overall care and discuss ways on how to boost HCAHPS scores.
08/2018 to 05/2019 Clinical Dietitian Common Spirit | Sherwood, AR,
  • Attended stand up/stand down interdisciplinary team meetings to discuss the nutritional care of long term residents and participated in care conferences as needed.
  • Ensured that all nutritional assessments, progress notes, care plans and MDS notations are charted in a timely manner.
  • Collaborated with other team members, as well as the patient/family, in the decision making process, the implementation and monitoring of the nutritional care plans and goals to improve or maintain nutritional status.
  • Routinely completed sanitation audits and inspected the kitchen for compliance with company policies, procedures, standards, and applicable federal, state, and local regulations.
  • Conducted meal rounds and interviewed residents to ensure satisfaction. Communicated residents food preferences to the dietary staff.
  • Completed monthly tray accuracy audits for precision, quality and compliance with diet order.
  • Developed a calorically dense nourishment list for the facility's residents.
01/2018 to 08/2018 Clinical Dietitian Common Spirit | Baudette, MN,
  • Performed comprehensive nutrition assessments through the collection and analysis of evidenced-based parameters for patients identified at nutritional risk.
  • Developed care plans to maintain or improve nutritional status, evaluated periodically the patient's response to the plan of care, and modified it as required for optimal outcomes.
  • Attended interdisciplinary ICU rounds and worked collaboratively with other health care professionals to implement nutrition interventions, and coordinate the nutrition care of the patient.
  • Provided one on one specialized nutrition education to patients and family members and arranged for outpatient referral specialty clinic when necessary.
  • Completed monthly assessments/follow-ups for patients in the neuro-critical care unit. Evaluated enteral feeding prescriptions including formula type, amount, administration and other parameters based on specific patient needs. Attended weekly interdisciplinary team meetings to discuss recommendations with family and staff.
  • Acted as preceptor to two dietetic interns and was responsible for teaching, mentoring and providing feedback when necessary to help meet clinical competency requirements. 
07/2014 to 06/2017 Degreed Nutritionist SDSU Research Foundation WIC Program | City, STATE,
  • Completed nutritional assessments, assessed risk status, performed anthropometric measurements and biochemical procedures to high risk WIC participants.
  • Acted as an advocate by empowering women and children to make informed healthy food choices by providing them with information, support and directing them to relevant support services when appropriate.
  • Provided assessment, promotion and assistance to breastfeeding mothers to foster successful lactation.
  • Conducted educational classes to WIC participants on various nutritional topics, in group and individual settings.
  • Organized and participated in WIC outreach activities for program publicity.
  • Translated and reviewed Arabic nutrition education material for the California WIC program to ensure consistency, readability, cultural appropriateness, and common-language that is used in WIC clinics by our Arabic participants.
  • Completed an inter-professional evidenced based capstone project at the SDSU WIC Program. The evidenced based capstone project was able to decrease wait time and total appointment duration in clinics by 35%.
Education and Training
Expected in 2017 to to | WIC Dietetic Internship SDSU Research Foundation, San Diego, California GPA:
Expected in 2016 to to Master of Science | Healthcare Administration and Leadership University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California GPA:
Expected in 2014 to to DPD | Didactic Program of Dietetics Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona GPA:
Expected in 2012 to to Bachelor of Science | Nutrition and Dietetics American University of Beirut, Beirut, GPA:

American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (A.S.P.E.N)
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)
California Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (CAND)


Registered Dietitian (RD), Commission on Dietetics Association 

Certified Lactation Educator (CLE), University of California San Diego 

ServSafe Certification, National Restaurant Association 

Certified Professional Food Manager, National Environmental Health Association

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School Attended

  • SDSU Research Foundation
  • University of California San Francisco
  • Arizona State University
  • American University of Beirut

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