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7 Jun 2022

Full-Time Dietician 2

Oregon Health Authority – Posted by Oregon Health Authority Salem, Oregon, United States

Job Description

The Oregon State Hospital, a division of the Oregon Health Authority, has a great opportunity for a Dietitian who practices empathy and seeks to build relationships with patients and staff that fosters collaboration. Here at the Oregon State Hospital we are healing individuals that were emotionally and socially injured, inspiring hope and promoting safety.


About Oregon State Hospital

Oregon State Hospital (OSH) is a psychiatric hospital, the hospital’s primary goal is to help people recuperate from their illness and return to their lives in the community. Employees play an essential role in achieving the hospital’s vision to be a psychiatric hospital that inspires hope, promotes safety, and supports recovery for all.


What you will do!

As the Dietitian, you will use advanced professional level of knowledge, expertise, and authority to support the patient’s recovery and metabolic health.

The majority of your duties will include:

  • Completing nutrition assessments and determining the nutrition diagnosis
  • Planning and implementing nutrition interventions tailored to the patients’ needs
  •  Measuring progress and documenting all aspect of the patient’s nutrition care.
  • Collaborating with the Interdisciplinary team and other staff members to achieve common goals and to optimate delivery of service
  • Reviewing and modifying Diet and Diet Supplement orders
  • Creating individualized meal plans based on therapeutic need or when the standard diets offered are contraindicated.

Contributing to the department’s overall productivity, improving processes and helping co-workers


What’s in it for you?

We offer a workplace that balances productivity with enjoyment; promote an atmosphere of mutual respect, dedication, and enthusiasm. You will collaborate in an open office with a team of bright individuals to work with and learn from. We offer full medical, vision and dental with paid sick leave, vacation, personal leave and ten paid holidays per year plus pension and retirement plans. If you’re driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, the Oregon Health Authority is the place for you.

This posting will be used to fill one (1) permanent, full-time position located in Salem, Oregon and will offer support, as needed, in Junction City, Oregon.  This is a classified position and is represented by a union. This recruitment may be used to fill future positions as they occur. 




Minimum Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree that includes coursework that satisfies acceptance criteria for Dietetic internship


  • completion of required dietetics coursework and supervised practice through a Didactic Program in Dietetics and Dietetic Internship or a Coordinated Program in Dietetics accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education and Nutrition in Dietetics;


  • Active status as a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration;


  • Three years of work experience as a Registered Dietitian.

    Requested Skills

  • Experience working in Mental Health
  • Proficient at using electronic health records, food service software (Computrition) and other technologies
  • Experience in creating and maintaining a work environment that is respectful and accepting of diversity among team members and the people we serve.

How to Apply

Complete the online application at using job number REQ-98912 Application Deadline: 06/15/2022

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 72 days.

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