SDDA Job Opps
Access to current, local nutrition job postings is just one of the many benefits of SDDA Membership. SDDA Members are notified of open positions via the bi-monthly Linkage email newsletter and the job opportunities are then posted here, below.

If you wish to submit a job opening for dissemination to the SDDA membership, please email one of the Communications Co-Chairs Jessica Spiro, RD, CLC or Prashila Mistry, MS, RD for distribution.
    Registered Dietitian/Dietary Supervisor (Full-Time) - St. Paul’s PACE - Chula Vista Location
    Posted 7.15.14
    St. Paul’s PACE Chula Vista has an opening for a full-time Registered Dietitian/Dietary Supervisor position. The RD works under the supervision of the Center Director, screens and assesses participant nutritional status for St. Paul’s PACE participants, uses pertinent data to plan and implement appropriate nutrition interventions, and communicates the same to the inter-disciplinary team to ensure the nutritional needs of the participants are met.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Performs the nutritional assessment and provides nutritional education for St. Paul’s PACE Program participants requiring interventions.
    • Coordinates serving of meals and monitors/coordinates kitchen facilities to ensure standards are met.
    • Coordinates with contracted meal services to ensure meals meet the needs of the St. Paul’s PACE participants, provides education to other health care professionals as appropriate and provides direction and supervision to Dietary Coordinator, Dietitian, and Diet Technician.
    Qualifications and Requirements:
    • Education: Baccalaureate or advanced degree from an accredited college with major studies in food and nutrition or dietetics required. Must be a Registered Dietitian (RD) as confirmed by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
    • Experience: Minimum of one year’s experience working with a frail or elderly population required. Shall have either training or related experience in the job assigned. Bilingual in Spanish desired, but not required.

    For more information and to apply, please submit your resume via email to: This position is a Monday through Friday position. Applicants may also stop by the HR department at 328 Maple Street, San Diego, CA 91203 and drop off their resume and fill out an application.
    Part-Time Registered Dietitian – Paradise Valley Hospital
    Posted 7.15.14
    Paradise Valley Hospital currently has an opening for an RD with membership to one professional affiliation. Bilingual/Spanish is a plus, but not required. Job responsibilities include medical nutrition therapy for adult and geriatric populations including diet instruction, total patient care to meet TJC/DHS requirements, and working knowledge of nutrition support in order to cover the ICU.

    Hours are Monday - Friday, four or more hours per day and weekend coverage once a month. Competitive starting salary, adjusted with experience. Apply online at and by contacting Food and Nutrition Services Director Michelle Germany, RD at
    Care Coordinator Registered Dietitian - VA San Diego Healthcare
    Posted 7.07.14
    The VA San Diego Healthcare system currently has an open position for a Care Coordinator Registered Dietitian position in the Telemove (weight control) program. Open period for applying is Wednesday, July 2, 2014 to Monday, July 14, 2014. This is a GS-11 grade, full time, permanent position.

    The incumbent will serve as a Care Coordinator Registered Dietitian who is responsible for independently planning, developing and directing all nutritional, behavioral and physical care activities for assigned TeleMOVE Veterans. The Care Coordinator Home Telehealth (CCHT) will demonstrate leadership in coordinating care of complex patients using Telehealth technologies and collaborative team strategies, and assisting with the continued development of the Telehealth program at Veterans Affairs San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS).

    This position is located in the La Jolla facility, but may require relocation to community facilities depending on program needs and requires traveling to all facilities within the VASDHS catchment area for the purpose of patient or staff education and technical support.
    For a complete job description and application instructions refer to the following link: or contact
    Wexford University-Course Designer
    Posted 6.24.14
    Wexford University is a health and fitness focused online school looking for someone to use their expertise to develop a statistics course for a Master's program in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology. The statistics course will include both descriptive and inferential statistics. The tentative title of the course is “Statistics in Nutrition and Exercise Science” and the 4th edition of Statistics in Kinesiology by William Vincent and Joseph Weir (c) ‘12 is being considered as the course textbook.

    This is a great opportunity for someone looking to build their resume, telecommute, and make some extra money as an independent contractor for an accredited online health and fitness university. Visit the Website to learn more about Wexford University,

    For more details contact Prashila Mistry at To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Prashila Mistry at
    Part-Time Relief Dietitian - San Diego (Old Town/Rosecrans)
    Posted 6.12.14
    Food Management Associates is hiring a part-time RD to be available as needed for relief work. This position is at an inpatient behavioral health facility. Hours are variable and are dependent on the schedule of Director of Food & Nutrition Services/Clinical Dietitian. Schedule anticipated to be once every month or so and may be for one or two days or for up to 2 weeks ( about 3 days each week) to cover full vacation time. Hours may include some holidays.
    Duties include:
    • Nutrition assessments within 72hrs of admit and follow-ups as determined by initial assessment
    • Response to MD or RN consults for nutrition needs
    • Individual nutrition education
    • Teaching nutrition focus groups
    • Assisting Dietary Services staff with patient special diet needs.

    This a perfect position for someone who is looking for some extra income and/or more experience in clinical nutrition and nutrition education. Currently looking for someone who is able to cover various days through the year and specifically about 6 days in the middle of November. Reimbursement is $20-25/hr DOE. Please send your resume to:
    Registered Dietitian - Eating Disorder Center of San Diego
    Posted 5.23.14
    Eating Disorder Center of San Diego, a dynamic intensive outpatient and relapse prevention program with a fantastic multi-disciplinary staff, is seeking a registered dietitian to complement our team! Position involves assessing clients and one to one follow ups directed toward weight restoration, meal plan balance and compliance, nutrition education etc, as well as working with adults, teens/parents and working within a team setting. Position is contract, part time (12-15 hrs), and hours are in the afternoon/evening. Must be a self starter and have experience with eating disorders (and preferably other challenging populations). Please send resume to Page Lauer at
    Part Time Dietitian - Life Care Centers of Vista
    Posted 5.23.14
    Life Care Centers of Vista, California, a skilled nursing facility, is seeking a friendly and compassionate RD to work part-time hours (20 hours/week). If you are interested, please contact: Gwen Thompson, RD, MPH, at the facility: 760.724.8222 tel | 619.977.2355 cell
    You may leave a message with the receptionist if Gwen Thompson does not answer.
    Associate Dietitian - SoCal Nutrition and Wellness
    Posted 5.23.14
    SoCal Nutrition and Wellness is looking to hire an Associate Dietitian as an independent contractor! Flexible hours and days. Ideally candidate would be willing to work at least one evening day per week, one weekend day per month, and some daytime hours as well; work with individual clients in a beautiful office location in Newport Beach. Appointments are set up for you, based on your pre-determined availability. There will also be opportunities to do group presentations to corporations, grocery store sessions with clients, and/or corporate wellness.
    Please contact Janice H. Dada, MPH, RD, Owner and Principal Dietitian, with your CV/resume, list of references, and availability asap at You can learn more about the practice by visiting
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