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Outpatient Registered Dietitian - Health Education

Company: Providence Health & Services
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Outpatient Registered Dietitian - Health Education

Location: Santa Ana, CA

Work Schedule: Full time - 80 Biweekly Hours

Shift: 8-hour, Days

The Outpatient Registered Dietitian functions independently providing education to patients in various settings such as group, individual and telephone contact. This position is responsible for researching, developing, implementing and evaluating education programs for patients, staff and the community.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Food and/or Nutrition Science.

  • 1 year working in an outpatient healthcare setting.

  • 1 year Registered Dietitian in an outpatient education department teaching patients (adults and children) in group and individual settings.

  • Experience with providing MNT and individual counseling.

  • Teaching and modeling self-management skills, concepts, resources and tools related to health, lifestyle change and behavior modification to class participants.

  • Working with patients with chronic diseases and other primary prevention programs.

  • Program planning, implementation, evaluation and education training.

  • Experience with Microsoft Word or windows environment and an email system.

  • Registered with the Commission on Dietetics Registration (CDR) as defined by the California Business and professional code and be current with CU/CDR portfolio.

  • Active CPR Certificate

  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or CDE eligible.

  • May be required to obtain CDE after 1 year of employment in this position.

    Preferred qualifications:

    • Master's Degree in Nutritional Science, Public Health or Health Education or related field.

    • Working with patients with chronic diseases, exercise instruction, children's health issues and other primary prevention programs and topics highly desirable.

    • Pediatric nutrition therapy experience.

    • Powerpoint, Access, and GroupWise experience.

    • Additional specialty certification related to department and patient needs such as weight management, cancer care, pediatric issues, renal, and exercise instruction.

    • Pediatric nutrition therapy certification.

      Our best-in-class benefits ( are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally, and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission ( of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

      Providence Medical Foundation (formerly St. Joseph Heritage Health) includes seven medical groups throughout Northern California, Orange County, High Desert and Los Angeles County. With 175 locations and nearly 4,000 caregivers (employees), Providence Medical Foundation has been continually recognized as a leader in quality, receiving top honors from various organizations, including the Orange County Medical Association for Physicians of Excellence and the Integrated Healthcare Association with distinction in clinical quality. Providence Medical Foundation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Providence Medical Foundation complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

      Company: Providence Medical Foundation

      Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)

      Req ID: R363593

Keywords: Providence Health & Services, Santa Ana , Outpatient Registered Dietitian - Health Education, Healthcare , Santa Ana, California

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