Trinity Health Data Support Specialist Dietitian in Livonia, Michigan


Responsible for Trinity Hospitality Services applications process flow requests to add/delete content, update recipes, and menus to ensure nutritional appropriateness and compliance with THS core standardized FANS food formulary. Performs processes and procedures to ensure data accuracy and integrity through various analytical approaches and requirements. Under guidance of THS Manager of Clinical Nutrition and Wellness, will approve nutritional and allergen content for applications.

Provides support to Regional Health Ministry and System Office THS staff regarding Food & Nutrition Service related applications and technology content support to support all THS managed functions.


Knows, understands, incorporates and demonstrates the mission, vision and values of Trinity Health in behaviors, practices and decisions.

Responsible for processing content adds, deletions or updates to local formularies and/or databases. Performs critical validation of information to confirm accuracy, adhere to established conventions and ensure the prevention of duplicate records, using multiple analytical approaches.

Approves nutritional information in the application database and populates diet compliances as well as allergies.

Maintains a collaborative working relationship with THS Culinary Systems & Program Development Manager, Regional Manager, local program coordinator and Food & Nutrition Manager in content management process.

Maintains a collaborative working relationship with Trinity Hospitality Services site level and Regional leadership in the mining and set up of key performance indicators for reporting standards.

Works with TIS to coordinate system downtime with stakeholders and timely resolution of system issues.

Understands Menu relationships: divisions of recipes, nutrition, allergies, and how database and corresponding data needs to be set up as it relates to operational and formulary requirements. Identifies records that require intervention to resolve potential duplicate records or inaccurate setup.

Performs data research and validation for items, utilizing manufacturer and nutrition information, contract data, to ensure accurate descriptions, UOMs, product numbers, classifications/categories and general ledger accounts.

Utilizes skilled on-line search and research techniques, working with vendor customer service and sales staff.

Other related data QA duties as assigned.

Maintains a working knowledge of applicable Federal, State and local laws and regulations, the Trinity Health Integrity and Compliance Program and Code of Conduct, as well as other policies and procedures in order to ensure adherence in a manner that reflects honest, ethical and professional behavior.


*Must possess an Associate's degree in Dietetics, Food & Nutrition, related field or equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. Registered Dietitian (RD) by commission on Dietetic Registration is preferred. *

Experience with a Food and Nutrition software application.

Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Access and Excel.

Knowledge of and experience with item and vendor data cleansing and integrity.

Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and multiple inputs.

Passionate about customer service, data integrity and have a desire in research and validation to ensure the best operational impact of that data.

Excellent oral and written communication skills necessary to develop and maintain appropriate professional relationships with various levels of RHM staff, System Office staff and vendors. Routinely interfaces with RHM and System Office staff on data content matters.

Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Good analytical skills and problem solving skills.

Ability to meet deadlines and set priorities.

Must possess a personal presence that is characterized by a sense of honesty, integrity and caring with the ability to inspire and motivate others to promote the philosophy, mission, vision, goals and values of Trinity Health.

Must be comfortable operating in a collaborative, shared leadership environment.


This position operates in a typical office environment. The area is well-lit, temperature-controlled and free from hazards. Incumbent communicates frequently, in person and over the telephone, with people in a number of different locations on technical issues. Manual dexterity is needed in order to operate a keyboard. The environment in which the incumbent will work requires the ability to concentrate, meet deadlines, work on several projects at the same period and adapt to interruptions.


Job Number: 00100989

Location: Livonia, MI

Organization Name: Trinity Health

Facility: SO - Trinity Health System Office

Employment Type: Full time

Shift: Day Shift

Hours: 40