Harney District Hospital
  • Burns, OR, USA
  • $28.00-$37.63
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

Medical, Vision, Dental, Retirement, Paid Time Off

Harney District Hospital is seeking a Licensed Dietitian to join our team! Our Dietician will work with our providers to provide nutritional guidance to our out-patients, as well as working with our in-patient departments to provide nutritional support for our patients. This position will also provide oversight and support for our Dietary Department. The hourly wage starts at $28.00/hour and increases based on experience.

Established in Burns, Oregon in 1920, we are the only critical access hospital that serves residents living in rural communities spread across the 10,000 square miles of beautiful Harney County. We also run a family care clinic and are about to open a specialty care clinic. Despite our small size and remote location, we offer modern facilities, state-of-the-art technology, and a comprehensive range of services. Treating others with sensitivity and empathy provides for a healing environment and shows respect for the emotional, spiritual, and physical needs of others. We take care of our family, friends, and neighbors, so quality care is close to our heart. Here, our patients are never just numbers.

Our team members care about people and demonstrate this through their words and actions. This enables us to continue achieving our mission of enriching lives through better health. Our team is our most valuable resource, and we are deeply concerned with each member's well-being. We take great pride in providing our employees with the necessary tools to allow them and their families to maintain a balanced, healthy lifestyle. In addition to the traditional offerings, we offer a variety of extra benefits, including relocation assistance, air and ground ambulance memberships, and an employee assistance program (EAP). A career with us provides an opportunity for professional growth and fulfillment, a chance to build sincere relationships with patients, and the freedom to chart new territory in rural health care.


Knowledge of nutrition guidelines in chronic disease management and medical terminology. Knowledge of HEDIS or NCQA quality measures. Must meet Harney District Hospital's health screening and vaccination requirements. Working knowledge of insurance and regulatory guidelines for practice. Knowledge of principles and case management guidelines.

MANDATORY REQUIREMENTS: Possess at least a bachelor's degree from accredited school with a major course of study approved by the Board of Licensed Dietitians in human nutrition, dietetics, foods and nutrition or food systems management, and possess an active and unencumbered Oregon State license from the Board of Licensed Dieticians.


Ability to work independently and rapidly develop productive and collaborative relationships with representatives from other departments and healthcare organizations.

Recognize and address the unique culture, language, health literacy and age appropriate care of diverse patients and caregivers.

Advanced patient interviewing and assessment skills.

Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.

Excellent problem solving, analytical, and decision making skills.

Effective collaboration within a multi-disciplinary team.

Ability to work autonomously, maintain work schedule, prioritize, and maintain productivity through proactive case finding and referrals.

Proficient in computer applications related to work including Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word and Excel), electronic medical records and patient registries.

Harney District Hospital (HDH) is an at-will employer and is committed to equal employment opportunity and employs individuals without regard to any legally recognized protected class including, but not limited to: veteran status, uniform service member status, race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, age and physical or mental disability or any other protected class under federal, state or local law.

HDH will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities when it is necessary for the performance of the essential functions of a job. Should you need assistance in completing the application or at any other stage of the hiring process, or during employment, please notify us immediately. Your request and/or need for an accommodation will be kept confidential and only shared with individuals with a business need to know of the request.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire; they will also be required to pass a background check.

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