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RD - Registered Dietitian

Bakersfield, CA 93212

Posted: 06/13/2024 Industry: Corrections Job Number: 13350 Pay Rate: $42-44

Job Description


Are you passionate about providing quality patient care to underserved populations? Ro Health is hiring for a talented RD for a position with a California State Prison!

Why Ro Health:

  • Preferred partner of choice to correctional facilities across eight states
  • Higher pay for candidates with prior correctional health experience
  • Travel pay package and overtime pay options available
  • Training and orientation upon start with ongoing administrative and clinical support
  • Various career development opportunities
  • Commuter benefits up to $315/month through our partnership with Edenred
  • Healthcare benefits for eligible providers


  • In-person
  • Corcoran, CA
  • Monday - Friday
  • 8am-4:30pm


  • Conduct nutritional assessments of inmates to determine dietary needs and restrictions
  • Develop personalized meal plans for inmates based on their health conditions, dietary requirements, and preferences
  • Monitor food service operations to ensure compliance with dietary guidelines and regulations
  • Collaborate with kitchen staff to plan and modify menus to meet nutritional standards
  • Provide nutrition education and counseling to inmates on topics such as healthy eating habits, disease management, and weight management
  • Evaluate food quality, portion sizes, and meal presentation to ensure adherence to nutritional guidelines
  • Review and analyze inmate medical records to assess nutritional risks and develop appropriate interventions
  • Work closely with healthcare professionals, such as doctors and nurses, to coordinate care for inmates with special dietary needs or medical conditions
  • Stay updated on the latest research and developments in nutrition and dietetics to provide evidence-based recommendations
  • Maintain accurate records and documentation related to nutritional assessments, interventions, and outcomes for each inmate.


  • 12 months of RD experience in the last 3 years
  • Valid CPR/BLS Card from the American Heart Association
  • Proof of negative TB test within the past year
  • Physical exam results from the last year
  • Up-to–date immunization records
  • Ability to pass a background check

Benefits (eligibility dependent on employment status):

  • Paid time off
  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Direct deposit
  • Single point of contact

Does this role sound like the right fit for you? Apply today! For any inquiries, please email or call 562-478-4977

About Ro Health

Ro Health is a rapidly growing healthcare staffing agency. We have over a decade of experience supplying facilities with kind, caring, and professional healthcare providers. The success of Ro Health depends on the success of our providers, driving our efforts to focus on how we can improve their experience and performance as they continue to deliver exceptional patient care to the communities we serve.

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