Dietitian Sample Resume

Helena Bonham
1234 Post Oak Drive
Lee's Summit, Missouri 64000
Home: 404-555-5555
Cell: 404-555-5556

Interested in a dietitian position that will allow me to offer others the benefit from my expertise & experience, and to expand my experience in nutrition.

Qualifications Summary
  • More than six years of experience in planning and conducting food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of various diseases.
  • Extensive knowledge in supervising activities of a department providing quantity food services, counseling individuals, and conducting nutritional research.
  • Knowledge of principles, methods, and procedures for diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of physical and mental dysfunctions, and for career counseling and guidance.
  • Experience in the principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
University of Missouri, Columbus, MO
Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition (May 2000)

Work Experience
Dietitian: May 2002 - Present, Northwest Kansas Hospital, Kansas City, MO
  • Educate and advise a wide range of patients with dietary-related disorders on the practical ways in which they can improve their health by adopting healthier eating habits.
  • Translate the science of nutrition into everyday information about food.
  • Calculate patients' nutritional requirements using standard equations based on assessments of blood chemistry, temperature, stress, mobility and other relevant factors.
  • Other responsibilities include: Analyzing the nutritional content of food (including new products, if working in the food industry), delivering group sessions to a variety of audiences including children and patient groups, working as part of a multidisciplinary team in hospitals or in a community setting to gain patients' cooperation in following recommended dietary treatments.
  • Teach other healthcare professionals (doctors, nurses, biochemists, health professionals, social workers, care workers, community groups) about food and nutrition issues.
  • Write articles for local and national newspapers and newsletters and advise hospital catering departments about the specific dietary requirements of patients.
Nutrition Specialist: June 1999 - March 2002, Sierra Medical Center, Lee's Summit, MO
  • Ran clinics in hospital outpatient departments or general practitioners' (GP) surgeries for patients who had been referred by hospital consultants, GPs or health visitors.
  • Wrote reports and case notes and maintained accurate records, carried out visits to people's homes, including nursing homes.
  • Other duties included: Accessing funding provided by non-governmental organizations in order to set up and run projects in schools and the local community, participating in nutritional student training programs, participating in training, supervision and team meetings and preparing information packs, flyers and other promotional materials.
  • Constantly active in promoting healthy food choices and disease prevention by increasing awareness of the link between nutrition and health and offering advice to the food and pharmaceutical industry.
American Dietitian's Association