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PeaceHealth Dietitian I - Nutrition Services in Bellingham, Washington


PeaceHealth is seeking a Dietitian I - Nutrition Services for a Per Diem/Relief, 0.00 FTE, Day position. 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.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for coordinating all aspects of nutrition care, consulting with other healthcare professionals as needed.

Essential Functions

  • 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, will 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.

  • Documents in the EMR in accordance with policies, procedures and regulations.

  • When appropriate, makes referrals to other services, agencies and community resources.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.



  • 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.


  • Required: Successful completion of AND approved internship/training program


  • Required within 90 Days: Registered Dietitian Required at hire or must pass Registration Exam and

  • May be required: Certified Dietitian - Washington Required for Outpatient Dietitians in WA. Inpatient Dietitians are not required to maintain state certification in WA. or

  • May be required: Current Medicare provider status number and

  • May be required: Drivers License and auto insurance


  • Demonstrated skill in teaching adults and pediatrics of varying competency levels. (Required)

  • Must be able to design, implement, and evaluate instructional materials. (Required)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. (Required)

  • Ability to interact with a variety of departments and 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)

Department / Location Specific Notes

PHOR – Home Health: Current BLS (Basic Life Support) certification required at date of hire. PIMC: Will perform environmental services, security assistance and emergency response duties as needed. Requires BART training (de-escalation training) within 30 days of hire. Whatcom Cardiology Department only: WA State Medical Assistant Phlebotomist License required within 90 days of hire. PHSW only: WA State Dietitian Certification required only for outpatient billing Dietitians; Dietitian Certification not required for inpatient Dietitians. United General Medical Center: Valid Food Handlers Permi


t required beginning February 1, 2021. Bariatric Surgery Dietitians: 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.

  • 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.

Working Conditions


  • Frequent moving around work area.

  • Frequent grasping, reaching.

  • Frequent lifting/carrying up to 10 lbs.

  • Occasional squatting/ kneeling/ bending.

Environmental Conditions

  • Time spent on site in medical/hospital setting or in office environment.


  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).

  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers. The benefits included in positions less than 0.5 FTE are 403b retirement plan for caregiver contributions; wellness benefits, discount program, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility (https://www.thecaregiver.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/PeaceHealth-Statement-of-Commitment-to-Diversity-and-Inclusion-vFINAL.pdf) .

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.