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Dietitian l or II - Bariatric Center

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Job ID: 67632
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Full Time
Shift: Day
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 1.00
Benefit Eligibility: Full-time benefits

Job Description


PeaceHealth is seeking a Dietitian II for a Part Time, 0.80 FTE, Day position. 

As part of a multidisciplinary, outpatient clinic you will work with a dynamic team of surgeons, physician assistants, psychologist, nurses, and support staff. Working as a bariatric dietitian is very rewarding; patients are highly motivated, you get to build long-term relationships, and be part of their ongoing health journey both before and after bariatric surgery. Job duties include one-on-one nutrition counseling, teaching group nutrition classes, and leading support groups.

The general salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $31.70 – $47.54. The actual hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to, the job/position responsibilities, location, terms of the applicable collective bargaining agreement, education, training, work experience, seniority, work performance, etc.


  • Competent use of the Nutrition Care Process including: nutrition assessment, identification of nutritional diagnosis, implementation of appropriate nutrition intervention, and formulation of patient specific goals, monitoring, evaluation and follow up of outcomes.
  • Using evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines to provide nutrition education to patients and families in the outpatient and/or inpatient settings.
  • Provides consult services to other healthcare providers and participates in the interdisciplinary team. Uses evidence-based nutrition practice guidelines
  • Documents in the EMR in accordance with policies, procedures and regulations.
  • When appropriate, makes referrals to other services, agencies and community resources.
  • Actively contributes to Quality/Process Improvement measures within the department and throughout the hospital including planning, implementing, and evaluating programs.


  • Master's Degree Required in a related field of study. Caregivers who earned their RD license before 1/1/2024 when a bachelor's degree was sufficient will be grandfathered.
  • Minimum of 3 years Required: Experience in a related setting as a Registered Dietitian
  • Required Upon Hire: Registered Dietitian 
  • Required Upon Hire: National Dietitian Certifications Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES), or Certified Nutrition Support Clinician, or Board Certified Specialist in - Oncology Nutrition, Renal Nutrition, Pediatric Nutrition, Sports Dietetics, Gerontological Nutrition, or Nutrition Wound Care, as applicable to work performed is required. (See alternative certification requirement for Bariatrics) 
  • May be required Upon Hire: Certified Dietitian - Washington Required only for Outpatient Dietitians in WA. Inpatient Dietitians are not required to maintain state certification. 
  • May be required Upon Hire: Licensed Dietitian - Oregon Required only for Outpatient and PHMG/Ambulatory Dietitians in OR. Inpatient Dietitians are not required to maintain state certification. 
  • May be required : Current Medicare provider status number 
  • May be required : Drivers License and auto insurance 
  • Demonstrated skill in teaching adults of varying competency levels. (Required)
  • Must be able to design, implement, and evaluate instructional modules. (Required)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. (Required)
  • Ability to interact with all a variety of departments and to work independently on numerous projects simultaneously. (Required)
  • Proficient in the use of computers including MS Office applications. (Required)
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to apply age specific principles of growth and development and life stages to meet each patient’s needs. (Required)
  • Participates in program events, including information sessions, pre/postoperative weight loss groups, bariatric forums, and support groups.
  • Specialist certification in Obesity and Weight management issued by the Commission on Dietetic Registration required or must obtain within 12 months of hire.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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