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Physician - Nutrition Specialist

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA - Allegheny Clinic
  • Physician
  • Full time
  • Day (United States of America)

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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