Current Opportunities

Primary Care Registered Dietician

    • Job Tracking ID: 512915-812080
    • Job Location: Philadelphia , PA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: May 31, 2022
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • FLSA Status: Exempt
    • Job Status: Full Time
    • Department: Medical
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Job Description:

Spectrum Health- a world-class community health center that proudly cares, values, and serves its community is in search of a dynamic Nutritionist who care about, value, and are dedicated to world-class healthcare service delivery. If this describes you, come live your life's passion at Spectrum and earn your living where your heart is!

Nationally recognized as a Level-3 Patient-Centered Medical Home, the highest designation for health centers, Spectrum Community Health Center provides the highest level of care improving the health conditions and advancing health equity within our communities through the delivery of quality primary care, specialty, and social services.

We are the leading provider of world-class healthcare in our communities providing quality, safe, and effective care in an efficient, equitable, and timely fashion. We serve as a model of success for the other Federally Quality Health Center.

In this role you will:

  • Function as a nutrition consultant, completing nutrition referrals from SHS providers.

  • Complete nutrition assessments and develop and implement nutrition care plans based on industry standards.

  • Perform nutrition counseling for patients/caregivers regarding formulas and /or therapeutic diets. This requires knowledge of composition of infant and pediatric formulas, along with the ability to calculate specialized formula recipes and meal plans.

  • Communicate nutrition assessments, counseling reports and care plans to referring physicians and other health care providers through the electronic medical record system (EHS).

  • Continually update knowledge recommended for nutritional therapies pertaining to specific diseases and disorders.

  • Coordinate nutritional care of patients with physicians and other health care providers (nurses, case managers, behavioral health, and hospital/community dietitians.

  • Participate in team huddles.

  • Serve as nutrition resource to medical team, health center staff and community.

  • Develops and nurtures relationships with outside services (YMCA, Food Banks, etc.) that will assist in providing education and resources to the patients and communities surrounding the health center sites.

  • Fulfill continuing education requirements to maintain registration (RD) through Commission on Dietetic Registrations (CDR), Pennsylvania State Dietitian/Nutritionist Licensure (LDN) through the Pennsylvania Division of Professional Regulation, and additional specialty certification (e.g., CNSC, CDE, CSP).

  • Comply with HIPPA and OSHA/safety regulations.

  • Support the concepts and philosophies of patient and family-centered care.

  • Adhere to the Spectrum Health Services standard of Behavior.


Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university or college and course work accredited or approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) required; Master’s degree in Nutrition preferred.

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience in a primary care setting preferred.

  • RD certificate required, obtained by successfully completion of the national Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

  • Must obtain Dietitian/Nutritionist licensure (LDN) through the Delaware Division of Professional Regulation within 3 months of hire.

  • CDE, CNSC and/or CSP certification preferred.



We believe that world class care for our patients starts with the world class care for our employees. Our employee benefits programs help our employees get and stay healthy.  It includes a 100% employer paid medical deductible plan.  We offer comprehensive and competitive compensation, tuition reimbursement, loan forgiveness eligibility, paid time off, and Holidays.  Spectrum is actively engaged with its employees who are genuinely committed to our mission and values. Together we will sustain a world class community center dedicate to advancing health and transforming live through care, value and how we serve.

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We are an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, marital status, familial status, genetic information, domestic or sexual violence victim status, citizenship status, military status, status as a protected veteran or any other status protected by applicable law.