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Clinical Dietitian- Outpatient

Virginia Mason Medical Center Seattle, Washington

The posted compensation range of $29.03 - $42.10 /hour is a reasonable estimate that extends from the lowest to the highest pay CommonSpirit in good faith believes it might pay for this particular job, based on the circumstances at the time of posting. CommonSpirit may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range as permitted by law.

Requisition ID 2023-306252 Employment Type Full Time Department Nutrition Services Hours/Pay Period 80 Shift Day Weekly Schedule Monday - Friday (8:00 AM - 4:30 PM) Remote No Category Dietary

Virginia Mason Franciscan Health brings together two award-winning health systems in Washington state  CHI Franciscan and Virginia Mason. As one integrated health system with the most patient access points in western Washington, our team includes 18,000 staff and nearly 5,000 employed physicians and affiliated providers. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you will find the safest and highest quality of care provided by our expert, compassionate medical care team at 11 hospitals and nearly 300 sites throughout the greater Puget Sound region.  While you’re busy impacting the healthcare industry, we’ll take care of you with benefits that include health/dental/vision, FSA, matching retirement plans, paid vacation, adoption assistance, annual bonus eligibility, and more!


This position establishes the standards and methodologies of medical nutrition therapy for patients and staff and delivers direct patient care.

Duties and role may include:

- Counsels patients and care givers regarding nutritional issues

- Develops and implements patient care plans and protocols

- Provides documentation in medical records on nutritional issues

- Monitors physician diet orders for appropriateness for the patient's condition

- Participates in accreditation, quality assurance activities

- Educates staff and community regarding nutritional health issues.

You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters - our patients.

This position establishes the standards and methodologies of medical nutrition therapy for patients and staff and delivers direct patient care.

"We deliver inspired people to do meaningful work."


We require:

·Bachelor's degree and Registered Dietitian status (RD / RDN) from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Commission on Dietetic Registration

·Certification by the State of Washington as a Certified Dietitian (CD) is required within 90 days of employment.

·Specialty board certifications as needed per area & assignment

·Working knowledge of anatomy, physiology, chemistry, biochemistry, pharmacology, and behavioral sciences

·An understanding of therapeutic nutrition

·A working knowledge of safety and sanitation practices for food science

·Counseling skills, the ability to negotiate, work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment and strong math skills.

·Strong interpersonal and communication skills

·Excellent problem solving skills

AMaster's Degreeis preferred. Two years of experience in an acute care hospital; OR an advanced degree plus one year of acute care experience and one year of outpatient experience are also preferred.

Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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