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Registered Dietitian Rd (Bilingual Spanish/English)

Open Door Family Medical Centers
Port Chester, NY
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $60,000 to $80,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
Job Description

Open Door Family Medical Center is seeking two bilingual (Spanish/English) Registered Dietitian for Ossining, NY and Port Chester, Ny sites.  This position may be hybrid working 2 days remote and 3 days onsite. Continuation of hybrid working arrangements is subject to rules/regulations around billing for remote services.

Following the patient-centered medical home health care delivery model, the Registered Dietitian participates in a patient-focused, team-based approach to promote health and wellness among patients and staff. As part of the medical care team, the services provided by the Registered Dietitian aim to improve patient health outcomes and knowledge pertaining to nutrition. Primary responsibilities include medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education and nutrition counseling.


  • Provide 1:1 and group medical nutrition therapy, nutrition education and nutrition counseling in-person or virtually using voice or video technologies (note: the majority of services are provided in the 1:1 format)

  • Implement the Nutrition Care Process as defined by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’ Standards of Care (screening, assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring/evaluation, documentation, outcomes management)

  • Engage patients in the goal setting process and utilize Motivational Interviewing and other techniques to assist in goal achievement; develop nutrition care plans that are individualized as well as culturally and clinically appropriate

  • Collaborate and communicate with other members of the health care team of each patient

  • Provide appropriate evidence/research-based patient education materials when applicable, taking into consideration the patients’ learning style and health literacy

  • Make referrals for medical, dental, behavioral health and other relevant services (e.g. care coordination, wellness, food access and other community resources)

  • Collaborate with the wellness team on schedule management activities aimed at engaging and retaining patients in care

  • Develop curriculum for, and deliver, medical nutrition therapy group visits, special population nutrition groups, and presentations

  • Perform duties in accordance with established policies and procedures, objectives, quality improvement activities, safety, environmental and infection control standards

  • Maintain electronic medical records in compliance with Open Door’s standards

  • Maintain documentation in compliance with Joint Commission standards and applicable city, state, and federal laws

  • Participates in staff development programs, educational activities, seminars, and training opportunities



  • Bachelor's degree with course work approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics' Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) required

  • Registered Dietitian (RD)/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) required

  • Certification as a Certified Dietitian-Nutritionist (CDN) in New York State required


  • Fluent in English and Spanish

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including excellent active listening skills

  • Engaging, warm and caring personality

  • Strong customer service, patient-centered orientation

  • Empathetic and driven to assist patients

  • Passionate about providing high quality care to low-income, under-served individuals and those lacking access to health care

  • Able to function effectively as a member of an interdisciplinary team and committed to collaborative team-based care

  • Able to navigate healthcare and community settings as well as patients’ natural settings (i.e. place of residence)

  • Culturally competent/sensitive (racial, ethnic, linguistic, LGBTQ+, physical ability, etc.) and committed to inclusive, multi-cultural programming

  • Comfortable providing direct patient care to patients of all ages with chronic medical and behavioral health needs

  • Proficient computer use, including Microsoft Office applications

  • Able to understand and follow detailed instructions

  • Highly organized and self-directed, able to multi-task

  • Flexible and exhibits the ability to adapt as situations evolve

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, high accountability environment

  • Effective in problem solving and exhibits excellent judgment and the ability to prioritize


  • At least one year experience

  • Experience working in an outpatient community healthcare setting is preferred

  • Experience with electronic medical records is preferred


  • Ability to work some evening hours required

  • Must have valid NYS driving license and daily access to a car


  • Approximately 95% sitting


  • Frequent contact with patients and employees

  • Exposure to communicable diseases and other conditions common to a health center environment

  • Requires adherence to Infection Control Standard Precautions


Company Description
Open Door Family Medical Center provides health care and wellness programs to individuals and families in need throughout Westchester, Putnam, Ulster and Dutchess Counties. A pioneer Federally Qualified Health Center, Open Door provides more than 300,000 patient visits annually and serves nearly 60,000 individual patients who might not otherwise have access. Open Door offers integrated services and a holistic approach to building healthier communities. Primary medical care, dental care, integrated behavioral health care, clinical nutrition, wellness programs, and chronic disease management are the foundation of its clinical programs.

Founded as a free clinic in 1972, Open Door’s mission of building healthier communities through accessible, equitable, culturally competent health care has led to site and service expansions. Today, Open Door operates centers in Brewster, Mamaroneck, Mount Kisco, Ossining, Port Chester, and Sleepy Hollow, in addition to eight School-Based Health Centers in the Port Chester and Ossining School Districts, a mobile dental van in Mount Kisco, and a new dental practice in Saugerties, NY. For more information, please visit our website at

Open Door Family Medical Centers


5 Grace Church Street

Port Chester, NY



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