Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

**Company :**

Allegheny Health Network

**Job Description :**

The Allegheny Health Network (AHN) is recruiting a full time Physician Nutrition Specialist to join our team located in Pittsburgh, PA.


+ Oversee and participate in the nutrition care of adult patients requiring hospitalization and at-home

+ Manage the nutritional needs of hospitalized complex patients including critical care, transplant, vascular surgery, medical and surgical oncology, gastroenterology and select internal medicine services in a quaternary hospital

+ Direct and oversee the care of patients receiving Home Parenteral and Home Enteral nutrition

+ Provide consultation and management services to patients with a variety of nutritional issues in an out-patient setting

+ Collaborate with other physicians and other medical personnel in the management of patients with complex gastrointestinal problems such as celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), pancreatitis and intestinal failure

+ Participate, collaborate or initiate research or quality improvement projects.

+ Serve as the attending physician for Fellows (GI, Endocrine, Renal) rotating thru the Nutrition Medicine rotations.

+ Participate in nutrition education of fellows, residents, nurses, pharmacists, registered dietitians and medical students

+ Participate in a multidisciplinary obesity evaluation and treatment program if desired

+ Report to the Chief, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition

**Job Qualifications**

+ Experience preferred, not required

+ Board Eligible or Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Surgery or any of its subspecialty (Gastroenterology, Renal, Endocrinology)

+ Completion of at least 1 year of Clinical Nutrition fellowship in an accredited program.

+ Pennsylvania License

**AHN Proudly Offers**

+ Competitive Compensation Package

+ Health, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Retirement Benefits

+ Generous PTO Plan

+ Additional benefits include, but not limited to: EAP, Employee Discounts, and Gym Discounts

Nationally recognized for innovative practices and quality care, **Allegheny Health Network** is one of the largest healthcare systems serving Western, PA – nine diverse hospitals, 247 health care facilities and growing!

**Pittsburgh** is a vibrant and exciting city, offering diverse culture, world-class arts and music, prestigious colleges and universities, proximity to state and local recreational parks, and a nationally recognized culinary scene. Pittsburgh’s beautiful landscape, rivers and bridges and affordable cost of living make it an attractive option for both individuals and families.

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