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Clinical Nutrition Specialist II

Children's Mercy Kansas City

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Role Details

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Do you envision finding a meaningful role with an inclusive and compassionate team? At Children’s Mercy, we believe in making a difference in the lives of all children and shining a light of hope to the patients and families we serve. Our employees make the difference, which is why we have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a top pediatric hospital, for eleven consecutive years.

Children’s Mercy is in the heart of Kansas City – a metro abounding in cultural experiences, vibrant communities and thriving businesses. This is where our patients and families live, work and play. This is a community that has embraced our hospital and we strive to say thanks by giving back. As a leader in children’s health, we engage in meaningful programs and partnerships throughout the region so that we can improve the lives of children beyond the walls of our hospital.


The Clinical Nutrition Specialist II provides high quality, comprehensive nutrition care to a defined patient population of higher acuity patients in an efficient, timely and caring manner. Staff responsibilities include nutrition assessment of patients at nutritional risk; development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of the nutrition care plan; nutrition education of patients and families with consideration for individual needs; timely follow-up/communication with the medical provider. The Clinical Nutrition Specialist II is also involved with educating students, hospital staff and community partners as well as participates in continuous quality improvement efforts and research projects. Promotion to the Clinical Nutrition Specialist II is determined by the Nutrition Leadership Team after an RD has achieved 3 years of experience.

At Children’s Mercy, we are committed to ensuring that everyone feels welcomed within our walls. A successful candidate for this position will join us as we strive to create a workplace that reflects the community we serve, as well as our core values of kindness, curiosity, inclusion, team and integrity.

Additionally, it’s important to us that we remain transparent with all potential job candidates. Because we value the safety of the patients and families we serve, as well as the Children’s Mercy staff, we want to let you know that theseasonal influenzaandCOVID-19vaccines are a condition of employment for all employees in our organization. New employees must be willing to be vaccinated if found non-immune to measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and chicken pox (varicella) and/or without evidence of tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccination since 2005. If you become a finalist for this position, and have any concerns about receiving these vaccines, medical and/or religious exemptions can be further discussed with Human Resources.


  • Provide nutrition care for all patients in assigned caseload with emphasis on higher risk patients and patients with chronic disease

  • Provide education and/or in-service training to students, Nutrition staff, other professionals and community partners

  • Prepare and participate in Quality Improvement and Research (when available)

  • Participate in Nutrition department activities


  • Master's Degree and 3-5 years experience Work as a clinical dietitian

  • Licensed Dietitian MO

  • Licensed Dietitian KS

  • Registered Dietitian

  • DIETITIAN LIC KS Licensed Dietitian KS within two weeks of hire Required

  • DIETITIAN LIC MO Licensed Dietitian MO within two weeks of hire Required

  • Certification in Specialty Area Preferred

  • Membership Academy of Nutrition and

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $25.63/hr, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

Remote Work/Work from Home

This is an intermittent remote position, which means that the person hired will work with his or her manager to determine a schedule that includes both at home and on-site hours at a Children’s Mercy location. The incumbent must live in the Kansas City metro area.

EEO Employer/Disabled/Vet

Children’s Mercy hires individuals based on their job skills, expertise and ability to maintain professional relationships with fellow employees, patients, parents and visitors. A personal interview, formal education and training, previous work experience, references and a criminal background investigation all are factors used to select the best candidates. The hospital does not discriminate against prospective or current employees based on the race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, creed, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, ancestry or veteran status. A drug screen will be performed upon hire. Children’s Mercy is smoke and tobacco free.

Our commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

CM is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workforce. Our patients and families come from all walks of life, and so do we. We know that our greatest strengths come from the people who make up our team so we hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our hospital stronger and our patient care more compassionate.

If you share our values and our enthusiasm for service, you will find a home at CM. In recruiting for our team, we welcome the unique contributions that you can bring, including education, ideas, culture, ethnicity, race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, age, languages spoken, veteran status, color, religion, disability and beliefs.

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Requisition ID2023-24490

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date16 hours ago(1/16/2023 10:07 AM)

Posting CategoryAllied Health


ShiftDay shift

Work TypeFull Time

Work DaysMon-Fri

Work Hours8:00-4:30

FLSA StatusExempt

Location : NameAdele Hall

Recruiter : Full Name: First LastJessica Samuelson

Recruiter :

Children's Mercy Kansas City provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

  • Published on: Jan 17, 2023
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Job Location: Kansas City, Missouri
  • Salary: negotiable
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