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Hy-Vee Food Stores Regional Registered Dietitian in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

At Hy-Vee our people are our strength. We promise “a helpful smile in every aisle” and those smiles can only come from a workforce that is fully engaged and committed to supporting our customers and each other.

Job Description:

Job Title: Corporate Regional Registered Dietitian

Department: Health

FLSA: Non-Exempt

General Function

The Corporate Regional Registered Dietitian position at Hy-Vee is a dynamic role that involves overseeing the nutritional needs of 1-3 store locations. This position is dedicated to providing individualized care through nutrition counseling for various health conditions, as well as conducting health screenings such as biometric, hemoglobin A1C, Omega-3 Index, and Vitamin D screenings. The role extends to a diverse range of experiences within the field of nutrition, including, but not limited to: group presentations/classes, personalized shopping assistance, and media representation.

Core Competencies

  • Partnerships

  • Growth mindset

  • Results oriented

  • Customer focused

  • Professionalism

Reporting Relations:

Accountable and Reports to: Assistant Vice President, Dietitian Services

Positions that Report to you: None

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Customer Service: Provides prompt, efficient and friendly customer service by exhibiting caring, concern and patience in all customer interactions and treating customers as the most important people in the store. Smiles and greets customers in a friendly manner.

  • Individualized Nutrition Counseling: Provide personalized nutrition counseling to customers with a focus on addressing specific health conditions. Dietitian must keep current on all nutrition topics and trends for customer education.

  • Business Management: Implement strategies to increase referral rates and drive business growth. Analyze data and trends to identify opportunities for program enhancement.

  • Health Screenings: Conduct health screenings including biometric, hemoglobin A1C, Omega-3 Index, and Vitamin D screenings to assess and address customers' health needs.

  • Group Presentations and Classes: Organize and conduct group presentations and classes, offering nutritional education to a wider audience, both in person and virtually.

  • Product Knowledge: Stay informed about a variety of food products available in store and have the ability to educate customers through personalized shopping assistance.

  • Media Representation: Represent the Hy-Vee brand in various media outlets, including TV segments, radio, podcasts, and contribute to newspaper articles/blogs. Complete Hy-Vee media training.

  • Adhere to Company Policies: Must maintain both corporate and store company policies and guidelines. Obtains HIPAA certification and respects all patient confidentiality matters. Complete and stay consistent with all training requested.

  • Adhere to Commission of Dietetic Registration Policies: Stay up-to-date and achieve all required continuing education hours for both state and national levels.

  • Scheduled Work Time: Always arrive in to work when scheduled and on time and in professional dress code.

    Secondary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assists in other areas of store as needed.

  • Performs other job-related duties and special projects as required.

  • Keep personal expense account records up to date and adhere to all policies and procedures concerning personal account.

  • Turn in expenses monthly to supervisor.

  • Maintain all company-provided equipment such as laptop, phone, car.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Worker Characteristics:

  • Company Values: Commitment to the Hy-Vee mission and a willingness to promote the values of the company.

  • Communication: Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Self-Motivation: The ability to drive yourself to achieve goals without external supervision.

  • Initiative: Taking proactive steps without waiting for instructions, identifying opportunities, and making things happen.

  • Adaptability: Being open to change and able to adjust to new circumstances and challenges.

  • Time Management: Effectively allocating and prioritizing time for various tasks and responsibilities.

  • Discipline: Maintaining focus and consistency in your efforts, even when faced with distractions or obstacles.

  • Decision-Making Skills: Making informed and timely decisions, weighing pros and cons effectively.

  • Problem-Solving Ability: A knack for finding solutions and addressing challenges creatively.

  • Goal-Oriented: Clearly defining objectives and working toward achieving them with determination.

  • Independence: Comfort and capability in working autonomously without constant supervision.

    Education and Experience:

Minimum of six months or more of similar or related work experience. Must have completed four-year college degree and dietetic internship approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (formerly the American Dietetic Association) and certification to be a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Dietitian for the state(s) they support.

Physical Requirements:

  • Visual requirements include: ability to see detail at near range with or without correction.

  • Must be physically able to perform sedentary work: occasionally lifting or carrying objects of no more than 10 pounds, and occasionally standing or walking.

  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: stooping, kneeling, reaching, handling, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing and repetitive motions.

    Working Conditions :

The duties of this position are performed in a general office and retail setting. There is weekly pressure to meet deadlines.

Equipment Used to Perform Job:

Car, cell phone, PC or laptop, calculator, Cholestech (cholesterol test), Affinion, glucometer, blood pressure cuff, two-wheeler, ladder, four wheel cart, fax machine and copier.

If you have the passion for nutrition, enjoy educating others, and want to make a positive impact on the health and well-being of our customers, we invite you to apply for this exciting position.

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position and does not represent an exhaustive list of responsibilities and qualifications.

Are you ready to smile, apply today.