Travel Dietitian Jobs
Are you interested in nutrition and want to impact patients' lives positively? Consider becoming a travel dietician and maximize your career potential while transforming patient care.
What Is a Traveling Dietitian?
A traveling dietician is a nutrition expert who takes on jobs at different healthcare facilities for a set time. Dietitians provide dietary guidance and support for their patients. They work closely with medical teams to enhance patient health through proper nutrition choices.
If you're looking to apply for travel dietitian jobs, you'll need a bachelor's degree in nutrition or a related field. You'll also need an active license or proper accreditation in one of the 50 states and one to two years of recent experience working as a dietitian. Some facilities may require additional certifications based on the needs of their specific units.
Dietitians should also have a passion for healthy living and a genuine care for patient well-being. Working in a travel role demands adaptability, cooperative skills and individual initiative.
Travel Dietitian Job Description
Travel dietitians will work to create custom menu plans while overseeing food preparation. You'll educate your patients on health and nutrition, helping them with their goals and explaining their specific care plan to them. As a traveling dietitian, you'll complete this work at each facility for a set time before moving on to the next assignment elsewhere.
Duties & Responsibilities
Your day-to-day responsibilities as a traveling dietitian will cover a range of duties. Your responsibilities will include:
Collaborate with patients to understand their dietary needs, preferences and restrictions
Conduct thorough examinations to determine patients' dietary requirements
Design personalized nutrition plans that align with patients' medical conditions and goals
Provide patients with clear and understandable dietary guidance to improve their health
Work closely with medical teams to ensure holistic patient care
Accurately record patient details and progress to maintain comprehensive medical records
Travel Dietitian Salary & Benefits
As a travel dietician, you can expect to earn a very competitive weekly paycheck as well as access to Trustaff benefits, including:
Great selection of high-paying jobs in all 50 states
Priority access to Trustaff-exclusive jobs
Guaranteed weekly hours based on your facility of choice
Direct deposit payment weekly
Dental/medical/vision insurance options starting at $23/per week
401k with employer match
CEU assistance and licensure reimbursement
Excellent bonus opportunities
Career and wellness tools through the Ingenovis Health ACT program
Employee discounts, rewards programs, birthday contests and more
Why Become a Trustaff Traveler?
We want our employees to feel encouraged and connected, which is why we foster community among our team members, no matter where you are. Join our conversations on Facebook, Instagram, TikTok or X, formerly known as Twitter, to get to know travel nurses just like you.
We also provide education opportunities to further your career knowledge, professional skillset and personal wellness. Check out our Ingenovis Health ACT program for additional resources.