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Registered Dietitian

Location
Bremerton, Washington
Job Type
Permanent
Posted
12 Sep 2022
Join Peninsula Community Health Services (PCHS) in making a difference in people's lives and the surrounding community every day. PCHS exemplifies a culture of community service that is Patient Driven, Empathetic, and Staff Empowered. We are, a Federally Qualified Health Center supporting access to healthcare services (medical, dental, pharmacy, behavioral health) for Kitsap County, Mason County, and Rural Pierce County.

Our Mission
PCHS exemplifies a culture of community service. Our patients come from all walks of life. PCHS services are available to our patients without regard for ability to pay.

Our Vision
PCHS strives to eliminate healthcare disparities in our community. We have medical and dental clinics located throughout Kitsap and Mason and rural Pierce County and a dedicated team working together to create a care plan that's right for you. We also bring that care directly to our patients who can't easily make it into our traditional clinics through our mobile clinics, school-based health centers, and by partnering with our community service agencies to deliver care on their premises.

Our Guiding Principle

Here at PCHS, our guiding principle is to see and value every person. We believe all patients have the right to be treated with respect and dignity with an acknowledgment that this includes their cultural, social, spiritual, and personal values and beliefs.

Our Core Values

Every member of PCHS stands by our Core Values: Patient driven. Empathetic. Staff Empowered.

We are an employer of choice because we offer:

Full comprehensive benefits including, health, life, disability, 403(b), CME allowance (specified positions), and more
Wellness benefits
School loan repayment potential (providers only)
Four- or five-day work weeks and flexible schedule allows plenty of time for work/life balance (clinical staff only)
Mission-driven be a part of a group that truly cares about their community and has the goal to give back

Job Summary
The Registered Dietitian is responsible for providing comprehensive nutrition services for patients with chronic diseases and for those with a predisposition to chronic diseases.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Develop and implement nutritional care plans based on assessments and knowledge of chronic diseases
Consult with providers regarding nutritional status of patients communicating all pertinent information
Work with the patient care team on high concern areas including:
Adult and childhood obesity (IBT)
Pre-diabetic and diabetic diet management (DSME)
Management of special medical populations such as gluten, Celiac, food allergies, bariatric (MNT)
General patient nutrition for children and adults
Infant feeding problems - exampled by helping with breastfeeding mothers and starting a pump loan program

Provide group nutrition education classes
Participate in developing and implementing protocols for nutrition component of clinical services
Familiar with using electronic health record (Ex. Athena)
Monitor, and where applicable, oversee relevant provider and care staff to ensure delivery of care
Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities
This position has no direct reports.

Qualifications
Registered Dietician in Washington State (required)
Board Certified (Commission on Dietetic Registration) IBLCE & CDE Certifications (preferred)
Active CPR Certification (required)
Valid driver's license (required)

Equal Opportunity

Peninsula Community Health Services is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not exclude persons from employment or application for employment from receipt of or participation in programs, activities, services on the grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, military status, marital status, religion, the presence of a physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Job Type: Full-time

Benefits:
AD&D insurance
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Employee assistance program
Employee discount
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Pet insurance
Referral program
Retirement plan
Vision insurance
Schedule:
8 hour shift

License/Certification:
WA Registered Dietitian (Preferred)
CPR Certification (Preferred)
Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location: One location
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