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We offer a great opportunity to work in our top-tier healthcare organization and gain experience in an innovative nutrition services model. Whether you are a newly-registered dietitian or an experienced professional, we want to talk to you! In our medical clinics, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists work side by side with medical and mental health providers to address the nutritional needs of primary care patients. We offer competitive pay and generous benefits; relocation assistance may be available.

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Primary Care Registered Dietitian

Yakima, WA — Webelieve we are more than a job at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic.We’re an FQHC committed to providing patient-centered care to communities. Compassion is at the core of our approach. We treat patients according to their preferences, regardless of location, origin, or ability to pay.Our doors are open to all,……

Primary Care Registered Dietitian

February 28, 2024Yakima, WA

Webelieve we are more than a job at Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic.We’re an FQHC committed to providing patient-centered care to communities. Compassion is at the core of our approach. We treat patients according to their preferences, regardless of location, origin, or ability to pay.Our doors are open to all, regardless of their citizenship status.

We serve over 197,000 patients across 28 medical clinics, 15 dental clinics, 11 pharmacies, and 49 program sites in two states. We are Level 3 Certified as a Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH). With integrated services including medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, primary care nutritional counseling, autism screening, and primary care behavioral health, YVFWC’s patient-centered model of care offers patients the full spectrum of care and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, and four mobile medical/dental clinics.

These short clips share a glimpse of our dedication to our communities, our health, and our families:

WE are Yakima – WE are Family

YVFWC – And then we grew

This is a great opportunity to work in our top-tier healthcare organization and gain experience in an innovative nutrition services model! Whether you are a newly-registered dietitian or an experienced professional, we want to talk to you! Relocation allowance is available for this position.

What We Offer

  • $1,500sign-on bonus in first paycheck,$1,000 bonus at 12 months
  • $27-$33/hour DOE with the ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance including medical, dental, vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine
  • Profit sharing & 403(b) retirement plan available
  • Generous PTO, 8 paid holidays, and much more!
  • Relocation allowance available – ask for more details!

Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties

In our medical clinics, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists work side by side with medical and mental health providers to address the nutritional needs of primary care patients. As a Patient Centered Medical Home, YVFWC equally values the contributions of all medical team members.

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists are located at all primary care sites, and counsel patients of all ages with nutrition-related conditions (diabetes, cardiovascular disease, weight management, digestive issues, food allergies, etc.), as well as for preventative education (Well Child Checks, prenatal counseling, healthy families) and for general nutrition questions and concerns.

The Primary Care Nutrition Services model utilizes Motivational Interviewing, and nutrition interventions are tailored to meet the individual’s lifestyle and support their health goals in a judgment-free, sensitive, and supportive environment.

Our Primary Care RDNs are readily accessible in our clinics for warm hand-offs from providers and are proactive in identifying patients to drop-in on through the use of reports and registries. Same-day access is available to any patient who has established care at our clinics at no cost.

If you want to join a team where your work is valued and truly matters, choose YVFWC!

Responsibilities include:

• Proactively identify patients to counsel through standard protocols.

• Receive warm handoff referrals from the clinic medical team.

• Provide Medical Nutrition Therapy and preventative education through Motivational Interviewing.

• Document visits appropriately using standard protocols in Electronic Health Record.

• Interact and collaborate with care team.

• Participate in clinic and department meetings.

• Collaborate with internal and external parties.

• Participate in process improvement efforts.

• Communicate effectively with supervisor, clinic manager, and other relevant parties.

Qualifications

  • Education:Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from a U.S. regionally accredited college, university, or foreign equivalent. Completion of ACEND® (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) accredited academic coursework in a Didactic Program in Dietetics.
  • Experience:One year’s experience in clinic, primary care, outpatient or community setting preferred.
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration:Registered Dietitian or registration eligible (must obtain RD credential within 180 days of employment). May require the following certifications based on location and job duties performed.
    • Medical Assistant – Registered (WA WIC Dietitians).
    • Certified Dietitian (if going to bill for Maternity Support Services [MSS]).
    • Licensed Dietitian (if going to bill for Medical Countermeasures ([MCM]).
    • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required:Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate at level 9 on the language proficiency scale to receive bilingual differential pay. Ability to effectively interact with adults, infants, children in a professional manner. Ability to effectively collaborate with medical professionals. Ability to adapt and work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to demonstrate flexibility, initiative, and forward thinking. Strong verbal, written and listening communication skills. General knowledge in culturally appropriate practice. Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office and Electronic Health Records.

Working at YVFWC

Working in our organization means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

At Farm Workers Clinic

  • We will consistentlytrustone another to work for the common good.
  • We will fosterintegrityby demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstratetransparencyby being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will createpartnershipsto strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight forjust treatmentfor all individuals.
  • We will letjoyin.
  • We have thecourageto be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.

Apply Now

Registered Dietitian - Relocation Opportunity

Portland, OR — Join our team as a Registered Dietitian and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job – we are a community committed to the well-being of……

Registered Dietitian - Relocation Opportunity

February 29, 2024Portland, OR

Join our team as a Registered Dietitian and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job – we are a community committed to the well-being of our migrant farmworkers.

In our medical clinics, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists work alongside medical and mental health providers to address the nutritional needs of primary care patients.

Registered Dietitian Nutritionists at primary care sites counsel patients of all ages on nutrition-related conditions (diabetes, cardiovascular disease, weight management, digestive issues, food allergies) and provide preventative education (Well Child Checks, prenatal counseling, healthy families), addressing general nutrition questions and concerns.

The Primary Care Nutrition Services model utilizes Motivational Interviewing, and nutrition interventions are tailored to meet the individual’s lifestyle and support their health goals in a judgment-free, sensitive, and supportive environment.

Our Primary Care RDNs are readily accessible in our clinics for warm handoffs from providers. They are proactive in identifying patients to drop in through reports and registries. Same-day access is available at no cost to any patient who has established care at our clinics.

Explore our short clips, "WE are Yakima – WE are Family" and "YVFWC – And then we grew" for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

What We Offer

  • $31-$38/hour DOE with the ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates
  • $3,000 sign-on bonus with first paycheck & $2,000 bonus at 12 months
  • Relocation Allowance available – ask for more details!
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance including medical, dental, vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine
  • Profit sharing & 403(b) retirement plan available
  • Generous PTO, 8 paid holidays, and much more!

As a dietitian, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Proactively identify patients to counsel through standard protocols
  • Receive warm handoff referrals from the clinic medical team
  • Provide Medical Nutrition Therapy and preventative education through Motivational Interviewing
  • Document visits appropriately using standard protocols in Electronic Health Records
  • Interact and collaborate with care team
  • Participate in clinic and department meetings
  • Collaborate with internal and external parties
  • Participate in process improvement efforts
  • Communicate effectively with the supervisor, clinic manager, and other relevant parties

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics or other relevant field
  • Registered Dietitian or registration eligible (must obtain RD credential within 180 days of hire)
  • One year of work experience in primary care, community/public health, or clinical setting preferred
  • Experience working with patients of all ages
  • Computer proficiency
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Skills: Flexible, Initiative, Good communicator, Forward-thinking, and Collaborative

Where we are located:

Joining YVFWC means you will benefit from living in the Pacific Northwest, where you can enjoy spectacular wilderness areas, crystal-clear lakes, and rivers. You can enjoy fine Northwest wines and a stunning selection of fruits and vegetables. You will also be within an easy drive to a growing metropolitan area, offering fine dining and shopping, theatres, museums, and elite universities.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

Contact us at jobs@yvfwc.org to learn more about this opportunity!

Apply Now

Primary Care Registered Dietitian - Relocation Opportunity

Pasco, WA — Join our team as a Primary Care Registered Dietitian – Part Time at Miramar Health Center in Pasco, WA, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care. At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just……

Primary Care Registered Dietitian - Relocation Opportunity

March 27, 2024Pasco, WA

Join our team as a Primary Care Registered Dietitian – Part Time at Miramar Health Center in Pasco, WA, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care. At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job – we are a community committed to the well-being of our members.

We’ve transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Explore our short clips, "WE are Yakima – WE are Family" and "YVFWC – And then we grew," for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

Position Highlights:

  • $28.53-$34/hour DOE with the ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates
  • Hiring bonus of $1,500.00 on first paycheck and $1,000.00 at 12 months of employment

Benefits

  • Medical, dental, vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine
  • Profit sharing & 403(b) retirement plan available
  • Generous PTO, 8 paid holidays, and much more!

Responsibilities include:

  • Conducts nutritional screening and assessment for patients/clients to include anthropometric and laboratory data, collection of nutrition history, calculation of nutrition adequacy, and identification of drug-nutrient interactions.
  • Utilizes motivational interview to identify desired goals and outcomes of nutrition care in collaboration with patient/client and health care professionals. Considers the variables that may influence the patient/client’s food related behaviors including culture and social determinants of health.
  • Evaluates and provides evidence based nutrition recommendations to address patient/client medical needs. Understands and evaluates patient/client nutrition status and its relationship to complex disease states including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, gastrointestinal disorders, cancer, food allergies and obesity.
  • Collaborates with physicians and other health care professionals to advocate for and implement optimal nutrition care.
  • Provides preventative services and counseling at individual patient/client visits and group meetings.
  • Serves as preceptor providing nutrition education and guidance to dietetic interns and students. Develops training materials and participates in mentoring of staff.
  • Assists in monitoring compliance to Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) procedures, federal qualified health center quality metrics and/or state and federal WIC requirements.
  • Maintains awareness of community demographics and resources. Connects clients to resources.
  • Designs and implements outreach activities to raise community awareness of program services.
  • Completes documentation in the appropriate electronic medical record to document patient/client interaction.
  • Actively participates in assigned meetings to promote care team collaboration and ongoing learning.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and YVFWC requirements.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from a U.S. regionally accredited college, university, or foreign equivalent. Completion of ACEND® (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) accredited academic coursework in a Didactic Program in Dietetics.
  • Experience: One year of work experience in primary care, community/public health, or clinical setting preferred. 
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Registered Dietitian or registration eligible (must obtain RD credential within 180 days of employment). May require the following certifications based on location and job duties performed.
    • Medical Assistant – Registered (WA WIC Dietitians).
    • Certified Dietitian (if going to bill for Maternity Support Services [MSS]).
    • Licensed Dietitian (if going to bill for Medical Countermeasures ([MCM]).
    • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required or Preferred: Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate at level 9 on the language proficiency scale to receive bilingual differential pay.  Ability to effectively interact with adults, infants, children in a professional manner. Ability to effectively collaborate with medical professionals. Ability to adapt and work in a fast-paced environment. Ability to demonstrate flexibility, initiative, and forward thinking. Strong verbal, written and listening communication skills. General knowledge in culturally appropriate practice. Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office and Electronic Health Records.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

Contact us at jobs@yvfwc.org to learn more about this opportunity!

Apply Now

WIC Supervisor/Registered Dietitian

Yakima, WA — Join our team as a WIC Supervisor/Registered Dietitian at Yakima Memorial Hospital in Yakima, WA, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity and are more than just a job—we are a community……

WIC Supervisor/Registered Dietitian

April 15, 2024Yakima, WA

Join our team as a WIC Supervisor/Registered Dietitian at Yakima Memorial Hospital in Yakima, WA, and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity and are more than just a job—we are a community committed to the well-being of our migrant farmworkers.

We’ve transformed into a leading community health center. With 40+ clinics across Washington and Oregon, we offer a wide range of services such as medical, dental, pharmacy, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. Our holistic model also extends assistance to shelter, energy, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling, home visits, and mobile medical/dental clinics.

Explore our short clips, "WE are Yakima – WE are Family" and "YVFWC – And then we grew," for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

What We Offer

  • Sign-on bonus of $5,000 on first paycheck and $2,500 at 12 months of employment.
  • Salary $67,000 – $82,000 DOE with ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates.100% employer-paid health insurance for employees including Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine; profit sharing, 403(b) retirement plan, generous paid time off, paid holidays, continuing education, and more.
  • Relocation Allowance 

Essential Functions/Responsibilities/Duties

  • Coordinates clinic flow, manages clinic schedule, maintains assigned caseload and leads achievement of clinic goals.
  • Conducts or monitors nutritional screening and assessment for clients to include anthropometric and laboratory data, collection of nutrition history, calculation of nutrition adequacy, and identification of drug nutrient interactions.
  • Identifies or monitors desired goals and outcomes of nutrition care in collaboration with client and health care professionals. Considers the variables that may influence the client’s food related behaviors including culture and social determinants of health. Evaluates and provides evidence based nutrition and breastfeeding recommendations to address client medical needs. Understands and evaluates client nutrition status and the relationship to complex disease states including diabetes, gastrointestinal disorders, food allergies and obesity.
  • Hires, orients, trains and coaches direct report staff in compliance with Nutrition Services Procedures and State and Federal requirements.
  • Provides continuous performance management and conducts employee performance evaluations. Monitors staff compliance with procedures, requirements and quality metrics.
  • Supports staff growth and development. Assesses the educational and experience needs of all levels of staff in collaboration with the individual. Encourages staff to seek educational opportunities incorporating job related training in addition to mandatory training.
  • Manages and coordinates program outreach events.
  • Provides information about services to health care providers and community partners to improve access to services, promote participation, and provide consistent nutrition and breastfeeding messages.
  • Serves as Preceptor to Dietetic interns and students or mentors those that are Preceptors.
  • Assists in the development of Quality Assurance (QA) tools and department procedures to monitor compliance with Nutrition Services Procedures, State and Federal WIC requirements and/or Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic (YVFWC) Health and Safety Procedures. Performs QA activities and creates reports according to established procedures. Coaches and mentors staff regarding quality improvement issues.
  • Actively participates in meetings to promote care team collaboration and ongoing learning.
  • Maintains awareness of community demographics and resources. Connects clients and staff to resources.
  • Completes documentation in the appropriate electronic medical record to document client interaction.
  • Performs clinical responsibilities in alignment with The Joint Commission (TJC), Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), and YVFWC requirements.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics from a U.S. accredited college, university, or foreign equivalent. Completion of ACEND® (Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics) accredited academic coursework in a Didactic Program in Dietetics. 
  • Experience: One year’s experience in a WIC or clinical setting preferred. This includes one year’ leadership or supervisory experience preferred. 
  • Professional Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Registered Dietitian or registration eligible required (must obtain RD credential within 180 days of employment). International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) preferred. Valid Driver’s License and proof of liability insurance coverage. May require the following certifications based on location and job duties performed: 
    • Medical Assistant – Certified (WA WIC Dietitians).
    • Certified Dietitian (WA Dietitians – if going to bill for MSS).
    • Licensed Dietitian (OR Dietitians – if going to bill for MCM).
    • International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC).
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred. Must demonstrate the ability to communicate at level 9 on the language proficiency scale to receive bilingual differential pay. Ability to effectively interact with adults, infants, children in a professional manner. Must be able to collaborate with medical professionals and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Must display flexibility and initiative, be forward thinking, and display strong communication skills. Knowledge of cultural differences and culturally appropriate practice. Ability to work effectively with culturally diverse populations. Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office and Electronic Health Records.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

Contact us at jobs@yvfwc.org to learn more about this opportunity!

Apply Now

Primary Care Registered Dietitian - Relocation Opportunity

Woodburn, OR — Join our team as a Registered Dietitian and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job – we are a community committed to the well-being of……

Primary Care Registered Dietitian - Relocation Opportunity

April 11, 2024Woodburn, OR

Join our team as a Registered Dietitian and be part of a healthcare organization that believes in making a difference beyond medical care! At Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic, we value inclusivity, and we are more than just a job – we are a community committed to the well-being of our migrant farmworkers.

In our medical clinics, Registered Dietitian Nutritionists work alongside medical and mental health providers to address the nutritional needs of primary care patients. Registered Dietitian Nutritionists at primary care sites counsel patients of all ages on nutrition-related conditions (diabetes, cardiovascular disease, weight management, digestive issues, food allergies) and provide preventative education (Well Child Checks, prenatal counseling, healthy families), addressing general nutrition questions and concerns.

The Primary Care Nutrition Services model utilizes Motivational Interviewing, and nutrition interventions are tailored to meet the individual’s lifestyle and support their health goals in a judgment-free, sensitive, and supportive environment. Our Primary Care RDNs are readily accessible in our clinics for warm handoffs from providers. They are proactive in identifying patients to drop in through reports and registries. Same-day access is available at no cost to any patient who has established care at our clinics.

Explore our short clips, "WE are Yakima – WE are Family" and "YVFWC – And then we grew" for a glimpse into our dedication to our communities, health, and families.

What We Offer

  • $29.36-$35.96/hour DOE with the ability to go higher for highly experienced candidates
  • $3,000 sign-on bonus with first paycheck & $2,000 bonus at 12 months
  • Relocation Allowance available – ask for more details!
  • 100% employer-paid health insurance including medical, dental, vision, Rx, 24/7 telemedicine
  • Profit sharing & 403(b) retirement plan available
  • Generous PTO, 8 paid holidays, and much more!

As a dietitian, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Proactively identify patients to counsel through standard protocols
  • Receive warm handoff referrals from the clinic medical team
  • Provide Medical Nutrition Therapy and preventative education through Motivational Interviewing
  • Document visits appropriately using standard protocols in Electronic Health Records
  • Interact and collaborate with care team
  • Participate in clinic and department meetings
  • Collaborate with internal and external parties
  • Participate in process improvement efforts
  • Communicate effectively with the supervisor, clinic manager, and other relevant parties

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics or other relevant field
  • Registered Dietitian or registration eligible (must obtain RD credential within 180 days of hire)
  • One year of work experience in primary care, community/public health, or clinical setting preferred
  • Experience working with patients of all ages
  • Computer proficiency
  • Bilingual English/Spanish preferred
  • Skills: Flexible, Initiative, Good communicator, Forward-thinking, and Collaborative

Where we are located:

Joining YVFWC means you will benefit from living in the Pacific Northwest, where you can enjoy spectacular wilderness areas, crystal-clear lakes, and rivers. You can enjoy fine Northwest wines and a stunning selection of fruits and vegetables. You will also be within an easy drive to a growing metropolitan area, offering fine dining and shopping, theatres, museums, and elite universities.

Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal-opportunity employment.

Contact us at jobs@yvfwc.org to learn more about this opportunity!

Apply Now