Job Description

Payroll Title:
Hiring Pay Scale
$93,250.00 - $115,500.00 / Yr
Executive Drive
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Work Schedule:
Days, 8 hrs/day, Monday- Friday

#122081 Clinical Nutrition Manager -Eating Disorder Clinic

Filing Deadline: Wed 3/29/2023

UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.

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Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 03/29/2023. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


Under supervision, the incumbent will be assigned full professional and administrative responsibility for a designated clinical nutrition program within UCSD Health Eating Disorders Treatment Center. Coordinates and supervises clinical dietitians and support staff and covers all clinical nutrition work assignments, managing the delivery of nutrition care in assigned units. Provides nutrition care for eating disorder patients having complex nutrition issues, requiring specific professional knowledge and special needs. Actively participates in treatment team and coordinates daily work of dietetic assistants assigned to area.

Responsible for the coordination of HR functions, scheduling, staff evaluations, competency assessments, in-servicing, quality improvement projects/audits, collaboration with leaders and staff to solve complex problems related to systems, and demonstrate leadership on interdisciplinary teams and committees. Works on interdisciplinary team and within division and department on committees and projects. Contributes to the dietetic internship: evaluation & development of curriculum for assigned area, supervision of dietetic interns, teaching assigned classes. Actively assesses, evaluates, and maintains professional development and competency related to assigned units. Performs other related functions as required.


  • Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training, OR a Bachelor’s degree in business, healthcare administration or a related area plus five (5) years of related experience/training.

  • Registered Dietitian (RD).

  • Certification in nutrition specialty area or ability to obtain at next scheduled examination date, generally within six months.

  • Experience and proven success in academic and applied background in clinical nutrition for acute care setting.

  • Knowledge of medical nutrition therapy principles.

  • Solid understanding of application of principles to fit needs of patients of diverse health situations.


  • Master's degree or higher.
  • Eating Disorder experience.


  • Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
  • Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.

Pay Transparency Act

Annual Full Pay Range: $71,000 - $160,000 (will be prorated if the appointment percentage is less than 100%)

Hourly Equivalent: $34.00 - $76.63

Factors in determining the appropriate compensation for a role include experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. The Hiring Pay Scale referenced in the job posting is the budgeted salary or hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position. The Annual Full Pay Range may be broader than what the University anticipates to pay for this position, based on internal equity, budget, and collective bargaining agreements (when applicable).

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.

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