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Job Information

Swedish Health Services Dietitian Outpatient - Non-Surgical Weight loss Services in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Dietitian Outpatient (1.0 FTE, Day Shift) to work in the Non-Surgical Weight Loss Services at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Nutrition Specialist position participates in the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of the bariatric surgery education program at the Non-surgical Weight Loss Services program.

In this position you will:

  • Applies nutrition care process for developing the patient care plan which includes assessing the needs of the patient and family, formulating the educational plan, implementing, evaluating and revising as needed. Communicates information and coordinates patient care with appropriate members of the health care team.

  • Performs and documents comprehensive nutritional assessments. Assists patients to set individualized goals. Provides nutrition care consistent with SWLS program philosophy.

  • Designs and provides nutrition education to patients and their families to facilitate behavioral changes and thereby improve nutritional status, prevent complications associated with certain diseases or prevent progression of disease.

  • Assists in the management of department resources such as education materials and retail nutrition products.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition Sciences or Dietetics

  • Current national registration as a Registered Dietitian

  • Current Washington State Certified Dietitian

  • Four (4) years Nutrition experience, preferably one year in ambulatory care setting or community health

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Master's Degree

  • Experience with bariatrics/weight management

About the First Hill Campus

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington State and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits — see our website for details

Our Mission

Our Mission is to improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

Our Vision is Health for a Better World.

About Us

Swedish is the largest not-for-profit health care system in the greater Seattle area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); emergency rooms and specialty center in Redmond (East King County) and the Mill Creek area in Everett; and Swedish Medical Group, a network of more than 128 primary care and specialty care locations throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Swedish employs nearly 13,000 caregivers (all employees), including nearly 1,400 providers. Whether through physician clinics, education, research and innovation or other outreach, we're committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists (Licensed)

Location: Washington-Seattle

Work Locations: First Hill Heath Bldg (WA204) 801 Broadway Seattle, 98122

Req ID: 283498