Lead Registered Dietitian Nutritionist/CDCES

Posted: January 31, 2023

Great Lakes Integrated Network (GLIN), an affiliate of Kaleida Health and Erie County Medical Center Corporation, is a Buffalo-based, physician-led independent physicians association (IPA) consisting of approximately 600 physicians in the areas of primary and specialty care. The mission of GLIN is to transform the healthcare experience in Western New York, promoting high-quality, equitable, and efficient healthcare through innovation and collaboration. With a focus on the efficient delivery of Primary Care and other specialty care, GLIN builds collaboration, quality, efficiency, and value into a dynamic healthcare delivery system.  GLIN is seeking a Lead Registered Dietitian Nutritionist/CDCES to join our team.

The Lead Registered Dietitian Nutritionist in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team and in accordance with approved protocols, the RD will provide outpatient nutrition counseling and education to clients/families with a variety of needs and diseases. This would include but is not limited to diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune diseases, obesity, food allergies, gastrointestinal disorders, dysphagia, underweight and metabolic disorders for our pediatric, adult, and geriatric populations. This includes coordinating care, assessing and identifying risk factors, negotiating care plans with the patient, education (group and/or individual), monitoring and communicating outcomes with other providers and health care teams.

Duties and Responsibilities (including but not limited to)

  • Oversee team members to ensure clear communication of job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraisal of results.
  • Understanding of the pathophysiology and medication management of diabetes, dyslipidemia, hypertension, gastrointestinal issues, IBS/IBD, Celiac disease, food allergies, Obesity, oncology, metabolic disorders, and basic concepts of nutrition care coordination, self-management and motivational techniques.
  • Develop meal plans and educational materials.
  • Work closely with other dietitians on staff to help ensure that department goals are being met.
  • Attend health fairs and engage in other community events to promote nutritional services.
  • Lead monthly nutrition services staff meetings to ensure congruity in care and consistency within the department as well as stay abreast of changes within the company.
  • Other projects and duties as assigned.


  • Currently a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist
  • Bachelor of Science in Nutrition Required, Master of Science is preferred.
  • 2-3 years of experience in outpatient nutrition counseling.
  • Advanced certificates of training or certifications preferred, not required ( examples: FODMAP, Plant-Based, Oncology, Renal)
  • 1-2 years supervisory experience
  • Ability to travel to various offices is required

 Knowledge and Skills:

  •  Knowledge of the Nutrition Care Process & Malnutrition Diagnosing Criteria.
  • Proficient in discussing lab results with patients.
  • Familiarity with vitamins, minerals, and supplements.
  • Strong leadership skills, ability to work independently

 Equal Employment

Our culture encourages individual development, embraces an inclusive environment, rewards innovative excellence, and leads New York in provider and patient satisfaction. Great Lakes Integrated Network (GLIN) values diversity, inclusion, and equity as matters of fairness and effectiveness. We are committed to hiring and retaining a staff that reflects the diversity of the communities we serve, fostering an inclusive working environment where the staff of all backgrounds feels welcomed and engaged.


Great Lakes Integrated Network is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Please send a cover letter and resume via email to employment@glin.com and in the subject line please indicate the position you are applying for.

Or Mail:

Great Lakes Integrated Network

C/o Employment

726 Exchange Street

Suite 522

Buffalo, NY 14210

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