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Sea Mar Community Health Centers

Nutritionist – RD

Program Services-Delivery – Olympia, WA – Full Time

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(s):

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

Nutritionist – RD – Posting #23542

Position Summary:

Full-time Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) needed for the WIC/Nutrition Department in Olympia, Thurston County. The full-time RD hired will also work at Elma, Ocean Shores, Rochester, Tenino and Yelm WIC departments.

While in this position, the RD will work closely with the Health Educator, Chronic Care Coordinators, medical providers and other clinical team members in an outpatient setting. The RD is responsible for nutrition education and counseling and will provide patient risk assessment, nutrition education, and nutrition services for patients referred by the Primary Care Provider in individual and some group settings. Nutritional conditions frequently encountered in our clinics include diabetes, obesity, chronic kidney disease, hypertension, heart disease and other chronic diseases. The RD will also work with patients with food allergies, GI conditions, eating disorder, weight management, pediatric nutrition, and other health concerns.

Required Education and Certification: 

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in Nutrition from an accredited university
  • Completion of an accredited dietetic internship program or Coordinated Undergraduate Program in Dietetics and status as a Registered Dietitian by the Commission for Dietetic Registration required
  • Certified Dietitian in the state of Washington required
  • WIC experience preferred
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred not required.

Experience and Required Skills: Experience in an outpatient or similar setting with an interest in working with people for weight management, diabetes education, nutrition for chronic care conditions, and pediatric nutrition is desired. Ability to deal patiently and empathetically with multicultural clientele, even under stressful conditions, is required. Capability to perform responsibilities with minimal supervision is essential. Ability to perform nutrition education in English and Spanish is preferred, please mention your language abilities in your application materials.

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 more, receive an excellent benefit package of Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, Prescription coverage, Long Term Disability, EAP (Employee Assistance Program), paid-time-off starting at 27 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. If you have any questions regarding the position, email Rachel Hook, WIC Coordinator at RachelHook@seamarchc.org

Sea Mar is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Posted 05/03/2022

External candidates are considered after 05/06/2022

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