Job Description

Job Title: Dietitian, Specialist
Job ID: 746523
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Shift: Day Job
Department: Dietary
Location: 3410 W. Pittsburg Road, New Castle PA 16101


Located in New Castle PA, caring and dedicated staff provide comprehensive skilled nursing and rehabilitation services that address the physical, psychological, and social needs of each resident. If you are looking to jump start your career within a skilled nursing and rehab facility apply to Avalon Place today!

This position is a Full Time Daylight position, requiring travel between Avalon Place (New Castle) and Avalon Springs (Mercer).


Provide nutrition-related expertise in the interdisciplinary team management of all patients and clients within a specialty area.


  • Accountable as nutrition liaison/expert to assigned unit responding to needs and initiatives for nutritional care process improvement.
  • Consult with physician and other health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions. Accurately assess patient's nutritional status, identify nutritional risk, develop plans of care and evaluate outcomes.
  • May engage in research and teaching nutrition and diet therapy to students and hospital personnel.
  • Provide nutritional information to patients and their families in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection, and preparation.



B.S. degree in Nutrition or Dietetics with additional advanced degree and/or specialty certifications (i.e., Board Certified in Advanced Diabetes Management, Certified Nutrition Support Dietitian (CNSD), Board Certified as a Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition, Board Certified as Specialist in Renal Nutrition, Certified by the Board of Certified lactation Consultants, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE), and Certificate of Training in Adult Weight Management.) 1 year specialty experience in dietetics required.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance
  • Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist
  • Older Adult Protective Services Act

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $19.16 to $31.14 / hour

Union Position: No

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