Career Center

The South Carolina Department of Disabilities and Special Needs' Whitten Center is currently seeking a Nutritionist IV in Laurens, SC.

Job responsibilities include:

1.Ensures that nutritional assessments are completed on all consumers upon admission, annually and as needed to determine nutritional needs by utilizing any assessments and medical records. Informs physicians and healthcare providers of any nutritional needs/inadequacies and makes recommendations accordingly.

2. Assesses nutritional status of consumers by evaluating subjective and objective data to develop an assessment of nutritional needs. Develops, implements and evaluates effectiveness of nutritional interventions.

3. Coordinates with the Food Service Director to ensure diet plans are developed. Plans and/or reviews menus to ensure a nutritionally balanced diet within established cost standards. Evaluates menus for proper consistency, nutritional adequacy and accuracy. Based on budget, coordinates with the Food Service Director regarding any adjustments according to dietary needs.

4. Serves as backup to the Food Service Director in their extended absence.

5. Designs and conducts in-service training programs for staff. Trains food service personnel concerning diets and diet modifications.

6. Ensures adherence to DHEC regulations as they relate to Dietary Services. 

7. Assists in developing and reviewing written procedures in cooperation with Whitten Center's internal procedures and agency directives. Reviews and revises diet manual at least every five years.

8. Coordinates with Nursing as well as Finance & Supply Director to ensure consumers are receiving Part B supplies as they relate to enteral feeding. 

9. Coordinates with the Food Service Director on changes and updates to the menu and food choices as they relate to Consumer needs and preferences.

10. Manages monthly weight charts and ensures monthly weight meeting are held.

Minimum and Additional Requirements:
Must have a bachelors degree and be a registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and licensed or eligible to be licensed with the SC Department of LLR panel for Dietetics. Must have nutritional experience in a clinical, public health or institutional setting. Must maintain Registered and Licensed Dietitian status.

Preferred requirements:
Must have thorough knowledge of nutrition and diet therapy. Must understand specific principles involved in nutrition management and able to apply these principles in daily practice. Must be able to communicate verbally and in writing and have basic computer skills. Must be knowledgeable in assessing nutritional status of consumers and identifying nutritional needs.

Please click here for more information and to apply


Cura Hospitality
Title: Registered Dietitian – Multi-Uni – Lexington & Clinton, SC.

At Cura Hospitality, we focus on culinary innovation and exemplary service, and we’re committed to making a positive difference in people’s lives every day.

Our first priority has always been the safety and wellbeing of our employees, partners, clients, and customers.

Our employees are essential employees and we take pride in providing quality meals to our clients across the United States. We will continue to redeploy our current staff as well as hire for our permanent positions.

Your talents and skills are in high demand in areas of critical need nationwide. You can make a difference for individuals in need during this extraordinary time. Our healthcare business is hiring immediately for a Registered Dietitian for the Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina. This position would require three days a week at Columbia Presbyterian Community and two days at Clinton Presbyterian Community.

Position Summary:

Identify and assess the nutritional needs of assigned patients/residents, initiate interventions to achieve and/or maintain individuals’ nutritional status and enhance quality of life consistent with patient’s/resident’s goals. Will provide nutritional expertise to the health care team and educate patients/residents, staff or consultants. Will follow the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics standards of practice and facility regulatory requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Completed a bachelor’s degree at a US regionally accredited university or college by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND)
  • Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
  • Licensed in the State of South Carolina.
  • Knowledgeable with assessing and Medical Nutrition Therapy with all levels of care and disease states.
  • Proficient with Electronic charting, Microsoft office, as well as web-based programs.

To apply:

If you are interested in advertising a job(s), please contact the SC Academy of Nutrition & Dietetic Association office by calling 803-255-7223 or you can e-mail [email protected]