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Peds/NICU Dietitian

Company: Compass Group, North America
Location: New Orleans
Posted on: July 3, 2024

Job Description:

Morrison Healthcare

We are hiring for a Pediatric Dietitian Specialist position in an acute care setting in New Orleans, LA!

Relocation allowance offered

Location: Ochsner Medical Center

Schedule: Full time, Monday - Friday with holiday and weekend rotation

Position Details: Provides coverage for Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Units within the Ochsner Health system

Requirement: Two years of experience as a Registered Dietitian. Peds/NICU experience and/or Board Certification Specialist in Pediatric Critical Care Nutrition preferred.

Morrison Healthcare is a leading national food and nutrition services company exclusively dedicated to serving more than 600 hospitals and healthcare systems. Morrison's hospital kitchens, restaurants, and caf--s feature socially responsible practices and exceptional guest experiences. The company's comprehensive Mindful Choices - wellness and sustainability platform includes the latest in healthful eating and an understanding of behavioral change in food consumption. Morrison's alignment with Partnership for a Healthier America's (PHA) Hospital Healthy Food Initiative positively impacts up to 41 million patients and 500 million hospital meals annually. Morrison has been named one of Modern Healthcare's "Top 100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare" for the past five years, and Training Magazine's Top 125 organizations for the past six consecutive years. The company is a division of Compass Group and has more than 1,200 registered dietitians, 300 executive chefs, and 17,000 professional food service team members.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Pediatric Dietitian Specialist to join our nutrition team in an acute care setting in New Orleans, LA.

Key Responsibilities:

Provides nutrition services in identified specialty area for a minimum of 70% of workload/responsibilities.

Assesses the nutritional status of patients through documentation in the medical record

Trains and mentors patient services staff and interns as applicable

Fosters teamwork and establishes effective strategies to implement innovative programs which leads to optimal clinical nutrition and financial outcomes

Complies with regulatory standards, including federal, state, and accrediting agencies while adhering to facility confidentiality, HIPAA regulations, and patient rights policies

Participates in patient satisfaction programs, departmental meetings, and facility wide Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement programs


Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

Licensed by the State Dietetics Licensing Board, in states where required

Two (2) years of experience in area of specialty preferred

Specialty certification when applicable

Possess the necessary skills to effectively utilize Microsoft applications, electronic medical record & diet office systems, and nutrient analysis programming

Apply to Morrison Healthcare today!

Morrison Healthcare is a member of Compass Group USA

Click here to Learn More about the Compass Story (

Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.

Qualified candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of this position satisfactorily with or without a reasonable accommodation. Disclaimer: this job post is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all essential responsibilities, skills, tasks, or requirements associated with this position. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the position posted, the Company reserves the right to modify or change the essential functions of the job based on business necessity. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with a criminal history (including relevant driving history), in a manner consistent with all applicable federal, state, and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance, the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, and the New York Fair Chance Act. We encourage applicants with a criminal history (and driving history) to apply.

Associates at Morrison Healthcare are offered many fantastic benefits.




Life Insurance/ AD

Disability Insurance

Retirement Plan

Flexible Time Off

Holiday Time Off (varies by site/state)

Associate Shopping Program

Health and Wellness Programs

Discount Marketplace

Identity Theft Protection

Pet Insurance

Commuter Benefits

Employee Assistance Program

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)

Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.

Morrison Healthcare maintains a drug-free workplace.

Req ID: 1292186

Morrison Healthcare



Keywords: Compass Group, North America, New Orleans , Peds/NICU Dietitian, Healthcare , New Orleans, Louisiana

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