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Registered Dietitian

Apply Job ID 30430 Date posted Mar. 28, 2024 Location Newport News, Virginia

Creating a better way. It’s more than just the philosophy we were founded on. It’s our purpose. For our employees, it means more time with patients. Unrushed visits to build meaningful relationships. And most importantly, an opportunity to empower our patients to achieve their full potential – at work and in life. Determined to make a difference? Join our health care revolution and be a part of something better.

QuadMed is seeking a Registered Dietician to join our Health and Wellness Center supporting Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) employees and dependents located in Newport News, VA!

The Registered Dietitian Nutritionist provides individual and group nutrition counseling and education to enhance the health and wellness of employees and their families. Primary responsibilities include counseling individuals on daily nutrition and medical nutrition therapy; translating the latest scientific evidence into practical nutrition recommendations; tracking and documenting outcomes into the Electronic Medical Record; providing nutrition education in the form of classes or seminars and via the internet to remote QuadMed locations; developing resources to support educational efforts; and maintaining professional capability and skills required for professional practice. This individual will collaborate with multidisciplinary teams and medical staff. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

Conducts nutritional assessments and obtains nutrition history from patients. 

Consults with physician and other healthcare staff to determine patients’ nutritional needs and diet restrictions. 

Formulates menus for therapeutic diets based on medical and physical condition of patients. 

Develops and implements a plan of care based on assessment of nutritional needs and available resources. Correlates nutrition plan with other healthcare needs. 

Instructs patients on meal plan and dietary changes. Establishes goals and objectives to help meet the plan. 

Maintains confidentiality of all patient information 

Evaluates nutritional care and provides follow-up continuity of care 

Accurately documents nutrition care plans and information into patient’s medical record 

Instructs patients and their families in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection, and preparation. 

Refer patients to other sources as needed or requested. 

Performs other position related duties as assigned depending on assignment setting. 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Education: 

Graduate of an ACEND-accredited dietetic program (B.S., B.A., or M.A. in Nutritional Sciences, Community Nutrition, Dietetics, or Public Health Nutrition) 

Experience: 

Minimum five (5) years of experience in a clinical setting  

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:  

Current RD/RDN license, in good standing with the state licensing board 

Current CPR (BLS) certification or must be obtained within 60 days of hire 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  

Knowledge of industry researched best practices application and stays current with continuing education 

Knowledge and ability to use computers with Windows – based business software applications (i.e.; Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, etc.) 

Electronic Medical Record experience preferred 

Skill in oral and written communication 

Effective organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and adaptability to changing priorities to meet demands 

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations 

Ability to work independently 

Bilingual a plus (English & Spanish preferred) 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Manual Dexterity: Work requires definite skilled and accurate physical operations requiring some closely coordinated performance   

Physical Effort: Work requires handling lightweight materials or equipment with no special speed or exertion   

Working Conditions: Ordinary office, health center working conditions     

Hazards: Negligible. Little or no exposure to hazards  


Harry Quadracci was determined to do things differently, and to do them better. In 1991, the visionary print manufacturing CEO founded QuadMed out of the belief that there had to be a better way to provide his employees with access to affordable, high-quality health care. And what started as doing the right thing, ended up sparking a health care revolution. Now 30 years later, we partner with employers across the nation to provide value-driven health and wellness services in or near the workplace. With a focus on breaking down cost, access and quality barriers, we empower employees and their families to live healthier, happier lives.

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

QuadMed and Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. QuadMed and Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws. QuadMed and Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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