Nutritionist - Registered Dietitian Job at Sea Mar Community Health Centers, Kent, WA

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  • Sea Mar Community Health Centers
  • Kent, WA

Job Description

Sea Mar Community Health Centers, a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) founded in 1978, is a community-based organization committed to providing quality, comprehensive health, human, housing, educational and cultural services to diverse communities, specializing in service to Latinos in Washington State. Sea Mar proudly serves all persons without regard to race, ethnicity, immigration status, gender, or sexual orientation, and regardless of ability to pay for services. Sea Mar's network of services includes more than 90 medical, dental, and behavioral health clinics and a wide variety of nutritional, social, and educational services. We are recruiting for the following position:

Sea Mar is a mandatory COVID-19 and flu vaccine organization

Nutritionist - RD - Posting #26188

Hourly Rate: $32.56
Annual Salary: $67,724.80

Position Summary:
A full-time Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) is needed to work in our outpatient family medical clinic in Kent and Federal Way. This is a Medical Nutrition Therapy position. While in this position, the RD will work closely with the Primary Care Providers (PCP), Health Educator, MSS/WIC, Behavioral Health and other clinical team members. The RD is responsible for food and nutrition counseling to pediatric and adult patients referred by PCP.

Required Qualifications:

  • Possess a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in nutrition from an accredited university.
  • Completed an accredited dietetic internship program or Coordinated Undergraduate Program in Dietetics.
  • 7 hours of HIV/AIDS course.
  • WA State Registration and Certification for Dietitian or RD/CD eligible with attainment of these credentials within time period stated in the Sea Mar Nutrition Program Policies and Procedures Manual.
  • Medical Assistant-Registered Certification required for Hemoglobin testing for WIC RD. WIC staff who do not have the Medical Assistant-Registered Certification are not permitted to perform the Hemoglobin testing. Staff are required to obtain the Certification after hire or promotion.
  • The experience should reveal demonstrated interest in nutrition services and nutrition education.
  • Experience in community nutrition setting with an interest in basic nutrition and childhood development is desirable.
  • Pre-hire and annual employee health screening required
  • Annual influenza vaccine required. Only exception is for employees with a medical or religious exemption approved by Administration. Employees with an approved medical or religious exemption must wear a mask at all time during the flu season.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a community nutrition setting with an interest in weight management, diabetes education and pediatric nutrition is desired. 
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience in outpatient or similar nutrition setting is highly preferred.
  • Experience with long term care programs.
  • Current Adult/Pediatric CPR.
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.

What We Offer:

Sea Mar offers talented and motivated people the opportunity to work in a dynamic and growing community health organization. Working at Sea Mar Community Health Centers is more than just a job, it’s a fulfilling career with opportunity for advancement. The fringe benefits surpass most companies. For example, Full-time employees working 30 hours or more, receive an excellent benefit package of:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Prescription coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability
  • EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
  • Paid-time-off starting at 24 days per year + 10 paid Holidays.

We also offer 401(k)/Retirement options and an exciting opportunity to work in a culturally diverse environment. 

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, complete the online application and click SUBMIT or APPLY NOW .   Please include that you are a Certified Dietitian in the State of Washington in your application materials. If you have any questions regarding this position, email Marisol Thomas, Nutrition Program Manager, at  marisolthomas@seamarchc.org . 

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 3/5/2024

External candidates may apply after 3/8/2024

This position is represented by Office and Professional Employees International Union (OPEIU).

Job Tags

Hourly pay, Holiday work, Full time, Internship,

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