Job Description

Morrison Healthcare

Position Title: Lead Specialist Dietitian- Torrance, CA

Reports To: Clinical Nutrition Manager

Location: Harbor UCLA

Salary: $86,840-$105,857

Other Forms of Compensation: CEU's, meal plan, phone stipend, CDR and AND membership fees paid and FREE HEALTH INSURANCE

Job Details: The Lead Dietitian Specialist duties consist of 50% clinical responsibilities and 50% management responsibilities. Inpatient patient coverage will include an adult ICUs. Cross-coverage will be required (e.g. general adult med-surg, pediatrics, etc., as well as outpatient clinics such as nutrition clinic as needed). Management responsibilities include oversight of 6-10 dietitians. Rotating weekends/holidays required. CNSC required or will take within the next 6 months.

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 cafés 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.

This position is eligible for an Employee Referral Bonus! If you know someone that is qualified for this role, please use the ‘job search’ in PeopleHub to refer your referral and email them a link to apply. Your referral will be able to apply by clicking the link in the email then you can check the status under Careers in PeopleHub by clicking on ‘referral tracking.’ For Employee Referral guidelines, FAQs and the Compass Employee Referral Policy, email Click here to view the step-by-step instructions to refer a friend to this position.

Job Summary

The Advanced Practice Dietitian provides nutritional services for the Client and Company. You will work collaboratively with the team and clients to ensure the nutrition plans are implemented and departmental standards are maintained.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provides nutrition assessment, modified diet formulation, self-management training and nutrition intervention
  • Complies with all regulatory standards, including federal, state and accrediting agencies
  • Adheres to facility confidentiality, HIPAA regulations, and patient rights policies where applicable
  • Participates in facility-wide and departmental Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement Programs
  • Identifies weekly treatment goals and communicates individual client needs to treatment team
  • Performs other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree and Registered Dietitian in accordance with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, required
  • Advanced Practitioner Certification and other advance practice, preferred
  • Minimum of two to three years of professional experience as a Registered Dietitian
  • Licensed by the State Dietetics Licensing Board in states where applicable required
  • Experience with computers and programs including Microsoft Office Suite required

Apply to Morrison Healthcare today!

Morrison Healthcare is a member of Compass Group USA

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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.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 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:  1294884

Morrison Healthcare 



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