Job Description

Homer, AK

Full Time

Work Hours: M-F


**RELOCATION PACKAGE AVAILABLE FOR THIS POSITION** For more information about the package, or the position, please call Tara in Human Resources at 907-235-0950 or email


The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for providing medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education and counseling to hospitalized patients, long term care residents and outpatients.  This person is responsible for screening patients and residents, identifying patients at nutritional risk and developing nutrition care plans to meet their nutritional needs.  Also responsible for inpatient and outpatient nutrition education for any disease process requiring medical nutrition therapy.  The Clinical Dietitian participates in Long Term Care quarterly interdisciplinary care conferences and weekly Acute Care patient discharge planning meetings. This person assists the Nutrition Services Manager with menu planning and quality improvement/risk management program development and monitoring. Also provides diabetes education through the ADA recognized Diabetes Self-Management Program, under the umbrella of the State of Alaska.

  1. Bachelor’s Degree or advanced degree from an accredited institution with a major in food science, nutrition or foodservice administration.
  2. Must be a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) and licensed within the State of Alaska.
  3. Must maintain credentialing through the Commission on Dietetic Registration, the credentialing agency for the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
  4. Must have excellent speaking and listening skills.
  5. Must have demonstrated experience providing medical nutrition therapy to patients with chronic/lifestyle diseases, such as diabetes and heart disease.
  6. Must have ability to calculate nutritional values of meal patterns and formulas and make recommendations for enteral feeding regimens.      
  7. Must be able to deal courteously and tactfully with patients, residents, family members, hospital, clinic and medical staff members.
  8. Must be able to perform work with attention to detail, and maintain accurate and confidential records.
  9. Must have computer and software capabilities to create and analyze data.


Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, up to $2,000 annual Health Reimbursement Account w/health insurance, Generous Paid Time Off/Vacation Time and Sick Time, 8 Paid Holidays Per Year, 50% Health & Wellness Reimbursement-up to $400/yr (for Alaska Grown Livestock, Wild Alaskan Seafood, CSAs, Gym Membership, Outdoor Gear, Home Food Preserving Equipment and more!), Annual Retention Bonus, 403b Retirement Plan, Company Sponsored Life Insurance, 50% Tuition Reimbursement, Bereavement Leave, In-House Workout Facility and much more!


South Peninsula Hospital is a 22 bed critical access hospital (CAH) located on the southern end of the Kenai Peninsula.  There is a 28 bed long term care facility attached to the hospital.  

We offer highly competitive wages and benefits including: health/dental/vision/life insurance, 403b retirement plan, health and wellness reimbursement, loan forgiveness, generous paid leave and relocation bonus (for applicable applicants). Apply today!

Homer, Alaska, is a seaside town nestled on the shores of beautiful Kachemak Bay, offering breathtaking views of glaciers, mountains and wildlife. Homer is on the road system, and a four hour drive from Anchorage. If you are looking for community, adventure, culture, scenery or solitude, you'll find all of that and more here!

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