Kadlec Clinical Dietitian in Richland, Washington


Kadlec has anexciting opportunity for a Clinical Dietitian to join our growing Dieticians team located in Richland, Washington!

Shift Details : Full time, 1.0. Day shifts.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited educational institution with a major related to human nutrition or dietetics required.

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics registration (RD) or Washington State Certified Nutritionist Status (CN) required; RD preferred. Registration-eligible status with registration attained during the first year of employment considered.

  • Completion of a dietetic internship or equivalent experience accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Healthcare clinical experience preferred.

  • Dietetics registration preferred.

  • Bi-lingual or multi-lingual skills preferred.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following:

As a Clinical Dietitian you remain responsible for nutrition screening, assessment, providing nutrition care and education to patients.

  • Screens patients to determine those at risk for nutrition related problems.

  • Plans patient rounds based on nutrition screening protocol.

  • Completes consultations and referrals regarding patient’s nutritional status.

  • Develops nutrition care plans as requested by and with the input of physicians and multidisciplinary care providers.

  • Instructs patients on appropriate diet modifications as requested by physician or other member of the health care team.

  • Documents nutrition care plans, consults, referrals, assessments and follow-up activities in the patient medical record following hospital charting guidelines and department P&P.

  • Uses professional judgement and clinical expertise to order appropriate therapeutic diets for patients.

  • Accesses changes in patient’s clinical status and change therapeutic diet orders as needed.

  • Accurately orders the therapeutic diet in the electronic medical record.

  • Uses professional judgement and clinical expertise to assess patients for the need for oral nutritional supplements.

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


Our Mission

Provide safe compassionate care. We promise to answer the call of every person we serve; to know them, care for them and ease their way. We are committed to safety, compassion, respect, integrity, stewardship, excellence and collaboration.

About Us

Located in sunny Tri-Cities, WA, Kadlec is the largest non-profit healthcare provider in the region. Kadlec is the premier choice for customer service excellence, providing compassionate healthcare to the region by combining cutting-edge technology and innovation with evidence-based, patient-focused care. Kadlec is proud to be part of Planetree (Planetree.org) and continues to be recognized nationally as a “Best in Class Employer”. Kadlec does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State, or Local Law. EOE.To learn more, click here: http://www.kadlec.org/careers/about-kadlec

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Dieticians and Clinical Nutrition Specialists

Location: Washington-Richland

Req ID: 188201