Nutrition Assistant – Part-time

at Opal
Published June 23, 2021
Location , Washington
Category Nutrition - Dietitians, Technicians, Foodservice & Directors  
Job Type Part-time  



  • Help Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with menu planning for Partial Hospitalization Program meals/snacks
  • Coordinate with staff regarding weekly meal numbers to ensure correct amount of food is ordered
  • Order weekly groceries for all Opal prepared client meals and snacks
  • Receive, organize, and label weekly grocery orders
  • Help maintain kitchen organization and cleanliness
  • Collaborate with other members of a dynamic, multi-disciplinary staff (therapists, dietitians, milieu therapists, etc.)
  • Regular supervision meetings with Food Service Specialist Dietitian



  • Preferred Education: Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition or Clinical Dietetics OR

Associate of Arts Degree in Dietetic Technology and required Registration with Commission on Dietetic Registration

  • Basic computer skills including navigating on-line grocery ordering systems
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Live, behave and talk in a way that reflects a non-diet, non-weight biased relationship with food and body
  • Exhibit a high degree of confidentiality and personal boundary setting
  • Experience in the mental health and/or eating disorder field desired
  • State of Washington Food and Beverage Service Worker’s Permit may be required upon hire



Part time.  15 hours total.  Mondays and Fridays in person for about 6 hours daily.  Rest of hours can be done virtually on other days of the week.

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