Swedish Medical Center Nutrition Educator - Bariatric Surgery and Non-Surgical Weight Loss Services in Seattle, Washington


Swedish Medical Center is looking for a Nutrition Educator (1.0, Days) to work for Bariatric Surgery at Swedish First Hill in Seattle, WA.

The Nutrition Educator is responsible for participating in the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of the bariatric surgery education program at the Swedish Weight Loss Surgery (SWLS) Program.

In this position you will:

  • Apply nutrition care process for developing the patient care plan which includes assessing the needs of the patient and family, formulating the educational plan, implementing, evaluation and revisions as needed.

  • Perform and document comprehensive nutritional assessments on preoperative patients. Perform and document comprehensive postoperative nutritional assessments.

  • Assist in medical management of patients according to department policies and procedures.

  • Demonstrate effective teaching skills in a variety of educational settings including one-on-one instruction and group classes which are age appropriate and culturally relevant.


Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Bachelors Degree in Nutrition Sciences or Dietetics

  • Current national registration as a Registered Dietitian

  • Washington State Certified Dietitian

  • Minimum of four years nutrition experience

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • Masters Degree

  • Certified Diabetes Educator

About the First Hill Campus:

The 697-bed tertiary-care center on the Swedish/First Hill campus is the flagship of the Swedish health-care system. Swedish/First Hill has one of the most active and advanced birthing programs in Washington state and houses a Level III neonatal intensive-care unit. More surgeries are performed each year at Swedish/First Hill than at any other facility in the region; volumes include more total joint replacements than any other medical center in the state.

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


Our Mission

Our Non-Profit Mission: Improve the health and well-being of each person we serve.

About Us

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the Greater Seattle Area. It is comprised of five hospital campuses (First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah); ambulatory care centers in Redmond and Mill Creek; and Swedish Medical Group a network of more than 183 primary care and specialty locations throughout the Great Puget Sound area. Swedish employs more than 13,000 employees and 4,200 physicians. Whether through physician clinics, health education, research and innovation or other means of outreach, we’re committed to caring for the people in our region and beyond. Swedish is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Swedish does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, protected veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day

Job Category: Education

Location: Washington-Seattle

Req ID: 152624