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Providence Pediatric Clinical Dietitian - Day Shift in Spokane, Washington


Providence is calling a Pediatric Clinical Dietitian ( Clinical Nutrition , Day Shift, 0.0 FTE, On-call) to Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. We are a community of caregivers delivering every day on our Mission to provide compassionate care that is accessible for all - especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

In this position you will:

  • Customer Service: Maintain and promote positive, open and honest interpersonal relationships with customers (physicians, employees, visitors, patients, and other SHMC publics). Provide high quality service to all customers; focus on understanding customers’ needs and follows through. Demonstrate respect for the capabilities, different cultures and or personalities of co-workers and Medical Center publics within the mission/values of SHMC.

  • Communication: Promote and demonstrate effective, open and honest written and verbal communication skills.

  • Self Management: Demonstrate self-management behaviors which reflect a positive image of SHMC, following established policies and procedures and promote an efficient, cost effective work environment.

  • Ownership /Stewardship and Accountability: Demonstrate good stewardship of resources by treating property of customers, Sacred Heart Medical Center and co-workers with care and respect.

  • Teamwork: Work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of staff and other disciplines for problem solving without blaming.

  • Flexibility: Demonstrate flexibility by readily adapting to different situations to complete work.

  • Patient Care Responsibilities:

  • Utilize necessary data to appropriately prioritize patient interventions per established policies

  • Perform comprehensive assessments on high risk patients in accordance with standards of care

  • Develop individualized, age appropriate plans for nutrition care for all high risk patients in accordance with standards of care

  • Monitor patients nutrition related problems and modifies plan for care in a timely manner when appropriate

  • Evaluate patients response to nutrition therapy as indicated by the standards of care

  • Collaborate with other health care team members in planning patient nutrition care

  • Collaborate with patients and/or caregivers in the decision making process

  • Takes into account individual cultural, religious, emotional, language, physical needs when planning nutrition care

  • Accurately calculates nutrition support fluid, macronutrients, and specialized diet orders

  • When conducting nutrition education, assesses patients readiness to learn and anticipated compliance issues

  • Conduct education in a manner that enhances patients learning utilizing only appropriate education materials

  • Document in the medical record and nursing plan of care accurately using established charting guidelines and per applicable standards of care

  • As appropriate, participates in discharge planning assuring patient's needs are met across the continuum of care


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree OR Master's Degree in Nutrition or nutrition-related field

  • Current registration by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics or within one hundred twenty (120) days of hire

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Advanced Certification by American Society for Parenteral & Enteral Nutrition, American Association of Diabetics Educators or Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics

  • Experience in Clinical Dietetics specifically with age group to be served (neonate, infant, toddler, preschool, school-age child, adolescent, early adult, middle adult, older adult).

  • Work experience in acute care and/or outpatient settings, as applicable.

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children’s Hospital has a commanding presence in Spokane, Washington and is a beacon of hope and healing for patients throughout the region. We have over 600 beds and are chosen by people from across the state for the da Vinci surgical robotic for heart surgery and parents from all over the Inland Northwest who have children with life-threatening conditions know they’ll find the care and comfort they need at Sacred Heart Children’s Hospital.

We offer comprehensive, best-in-class benefits to our caregivers. For more information, visit

Our Mission

As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.

About Us

Providence is a comprehensive not-for-profit network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services continuing a more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Day

Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)

Location: Washington-Spokane

Req ID: 354616