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- Reasner/Downtown San Diego location
    Posted 10.13.14
    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. Performs nutritional assessment and provides nutritional education for St. Paul's PACE Program participants requiring interventions. Coordinates serving of meals; 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. Provides direction and supervision to Dietary Coordinator, Dietitian, and Diet Technician.

    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. Shall be at least 18 years of age.
    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.

    Interested applicants please submit resume via email to: and 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 - Alvarado Hospital
    Posted 10.13.14
    Provide appropriate patient nutritional care. Assesses the nutritional status of patients, formulates a care plan, coordinates its implementation, and evaluates its impact and effectiveness. Provides nutrition education to patients/families. Approves supplements as appropriate and assists in the development of a hospital formulary appropriate to the patient population.

    We are an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer and do not discriminate against applicants due to veteran status, disability, race, gender, or other protected characteristics. If you need special accommodation for the application process, please contact Human Resources:

    Required Qualification: 1. Registered Dietitian Required (CMS requirement) 2. One year healthcare experience desirable.
    Experience: Minimum 1 Year
    Renal Dietitian Position - DaVita San Diego South, located in Central San Diego
    Posted 9.22.14
    32hr/week position eligible for full-time benefits including paid time off and 401K. Opportunity to work in a fun environment, working closing with an interdisciplinary team. Minimum of 1 year clinical experience required per state regulations. New graduates or RD-eligible will not be considered.
    • Registered Dietitian
    • Bachelor's degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, or similar area required
    • Minimum of 12 months' professional work experience in clinical nutrition as a Registered Dietitian required
    • Ability to work flexible schedules, possibly for multiple facilities and travel when needed
    • After hire and training, successful completion of the Competency Assessment for Renal Dietitians (CARD) with a score of at least 80% required
    • Intermediate computer skills and proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and Outlook required as well as functional proficiency with DaVita specific applications within 60 days.

    Interested applicants can contact Anne Rupp, Facility Administrator at
    WIC Degreed Nutritionist - North County Health Services
    Posted 9.22.14
    Provide nutrition and breastfeeding counseling and education to WIC participants. Assist with the development and implementation of nutrition and breastfeeding education components of the program. Participate in breastfeeding promotion and community outreach activities. Provide participants with referrals to other programs. Function as a WIC Clerk when needed, and perform other duties as assigned.

    Skills: Ability to relate to and work with people of all ages, social and ethnic backgrounds and maintain participant confidentiality. Ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Ability to convey a sense of confidence and trust to all participants. Ability to carry out administrative and consultative responsibilities as required. Ability to relate well to other health professionals and exercise appropriate judgment.

    Knowledge and Education: Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition or four year degree with two years WIC experience. Successful completion of a WIC approved nutrition assistant training program (Competent Professional Authority). Knowledge and experience in Nutrition Education and interventions. Knowledge of prenatal and infant nutrition. Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

    Experience: A minimum of two years experience in Nutrition or related field in a health care facility.

    Click here for more details and to apply. | Req number: 14-0173
    Diabetes Coordinator - Southern Indian Health Council in Alpine
    Posted 9.11.14
    Education/Experience: May be a LVN, RN, or RD with CDE certification. 1-2 years diabetes patient education or related experience preferred. Must be 18 years of age or older.
    Job Description: Under direct supervision of the Medical Director, the DM Program Coordinator serves in both administrative and clinical capacities to ensure that SIHC provides comprehensive care and care coordination for patients with Diabetes Mellitus and those at risk for Diabetes Mellitus. This position instructs, directs, and provides individuals and families for the purpose of optimizing diabetes treatment and preventing the onset of diabetes when possible, in coordination with the entire medical team. Provides diabetic education at community events during clinical consults and during DM clinics. Functions as the DM Program Coordinator by coordinating patient care plan with patient's physicians developing program material, participating in quality assurance activities, and participating in educational events, etc. The DM Program Coordinator must be capable of assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating patient related and administrative issues.
    Click on the link for more information and to apply:
    Head Start Nutrition Coordinator - Neighborhood House Association
    Posted 8.27.14
    Duties and Responsibilities:
    Develops plans and procedures to ensure that children enrolled in Head Start programs receive meals which meet their daily nutritional needs; monitors meal services for compliance with Federal and State regulations regarding type, service size, and timing; monitors Head Start facilities for proper storage, handling, preparation, delivery, and serving of food; conducts food planning workshops; reviews and approves documentation of eligibility for receiving food service; develops and conducts trainings for teaching staff and parents; gathers information and prepares reports on the delivery of food services; assesses the nutritional status of children in Head Start programs; designs and consults with the Central Kitchen Director regarding special diets for children with allergies; disseminates information on nutritional requirements and programs; coordinates nutrition services with community organizations; assists with program monitoring and licensing; and works with parent groups.

    • A Bachelor's Degree in nutrition or a related field is required. At least five (5) years of work experience in a nutrition-related field, including experience in dealing with the nutrition challenges of young children and their families, is preferred. At least one year of this experience should be in a supervisory position. Possession of a valid certificate as a Registered Dietitian issued by the Commission on Dietetic Registration is required; possession of, or ability to obtain, a valid Class C Driver's License is required; a good driving record of at least two (2) years duration, as evidenced by freedom from multiple or serious traffic violations or accidents, is required; must meet and maintain State law and County licensing requirements regarding employment in a childcare center (Fingerprints, TB and Physical).
    • An official transcript from an accredited college/university and/or Credential must accompany the employment application. Applicants who fail to comply with this requirement will not be eligible for interview.

    Applications may be obtained at 5660 Copley Drive, San Diego, 92111; 841 S. 41st Street, San Diego 92113; or on the Neighborhood House Website. Completed applications may be mailed or delivered to the Human Resources Department at 5660 Copley Drive, San Diego, CA 92111.
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