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Children's Mercy Kansas City Assistant Director of Nutrition in Kansas City, Missouri

Thanks for your interest in Children's Mercy!

Thank you for considering Children’s Mercy! Half a million times a year, a child comes to our doors. We take care of them all, fulfilling our non-profit mission. Joining the CM team means being a part of a caring environment where people are passionate about helping children get well. Whether clinical or non-clinical, we are all here for the same reason – our patients and their families! Read more below about this position and apply if you feel this organization and job are a fit for you.


The Assistant Director of Nutrition Services assists with or directs the planning and daily activities of the Nutrition Services department with an emphasis on the ambulatory areas. The Assistant Director works with the outpatient Nutrition staff to provide efficient, caring, quality services to children with specialized nutrition needs using the latest research and nutritional products. This position is responsible for personnel management of the ambulatory staff, integration of the ambulatory services within the department and hospital mission, fiduciary management and continuous quality improvement of patient care.

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.


  • Department management and development of ambulatory programs and services.

  • Provides leadership and personnel management for Nutrition Services staff.

  • Maintains an expertise in clinical area.

  • Participates in department and organization performance improvement activities and clinical research.

  • Fiscal management and accountability.


  • Master's Degree and 7 or more years experience Clinical nutrition experience with some management and/or fiscal responsibilities.

  • Licensed Dietitian MO

  • Licensed Dietitian KS

  • Registered Dietitian upon hire

  • Licensed Dietician in Missouri and Kansas Required within 30 days of hire

  • Specialty Certification Required within 1 year of hire

  • Membership, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Required Upon Hire

Starting Pay

Our pay ranges are market competitive. The pay range for this job begins at $32.82, but your offer will be determined based on your education and experience.

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 ID 2021-14727

Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago (4/19/2021 11:50 AM)

Posting Category Allied Health


Shift Day shift

Work Type Full Time 60-80

Work Days Monday - Friday

FLSA Status Exempt

Location : NameBROADWAY

Recruiter : Full Name: First Last Jessica Samuelson