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Good Shepherd Community Care Per Diem Dietitian in Newton, Massachusetts

Per Diem Dietitian

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Job Location

Main Office - Newton, MA

Per Diem Dietitian

Recently named by The Boston Globe as one of The Top Places to Work in Massachusetts, our community based, mission-driven hospice and palliative care organization seeks a Per Diem Per Diem Dietitian to join its expanding clinical team. Travel is required for this position. Care is provided in patient’s private homes and residential facilities throughout Greater Boston and parts of Metrowest.

Job Responsibilities:

The Per Diem Dietitian is responsible for providing nutritional advice to patients who are in the last phases of life. The Dietitian will be competent in and understand nutritional needs at end of life and will advise patients and clinicians in providing the best nutritional support possible during this time.

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Registered Dietitian, licensed in Massachusetts with a minimum of two years of experience.

  • Ability to work in interdisciplinary team settings

  • Possess good communication skills and qualities of empathy and sensitivity regarding the needs of terminally ill people and their families.

Good Shepherd Benefits:

  • Competitive rate

  • Earned Sick Time

  • 403(b) with company match eligibility

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Partnership with Regis College for reduced tuition rates



Employment Type:

Per Diem - variable hours based on employer needs

Job Functions:

CLINICAL - Healthcare Provider

About Us:

Good Shepherd Community Care is one of the most trusted health care organizations in Greater Boston focusing on hospice and palliative care. Founded as Hospice of the Good Shepherd in 1978, we are the original Massachusetts hospice. After decades of caring for our community, we continue to remain an independent, not-for-profit, non-sectarian organization. We believe in the importance of mutual respect and acceptance and values diversity in our patients, families and caregivers, employees, volunteers, community, and partner organizations. We are committed to these values and honor the dignity of each individual through the care, support and education we provide. Our team members benefit from a collaborative work environment in a welcoming office, easily accessible to I-95, with on-site parking in Newton.