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Registered Dietician - Oncology

    • Job Tracking ID: 512708-848478
    • Job Location: Scarborough, ME
    • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: March 08, 2023
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

New England Cancer Specialists (NECS) is seeking a full-time 40 hr./ 5-day Oncology- Registered Dietician to provide professional services to NECS patients and families throughout our practice clinics. These services include assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluations or patients dietary needs as they go through their treatment journey. The Oncology Dietician will provide medical nutritional therapy services to our patients. They will educate both patients and patient families in individual and group settings. The successful candidate will have clinical expertise and experience working in an oncology setting, be licensed in the state of Maine and NH, or be able to obtain. This job will work remotely through a telehealth application. This candidate should have the ability to drive to any of our clinic locations on an as needed basis, strong preference for candidate to be a New England resident.

NECS is a private medical practice composed of 14 oncologists and hematologists serving the region from 5 different locations in Maine and New Hampshire. Our mission is to make life better for people with cancer and blood disorders. Kindness, compassion, and respect are part of everything that we do - from our phone operators to our physicians, every person on our team is important, and everyone makes a difference. We are proud to be the first Dana Farber Affiliate practice in the country, striving to provide the highest quality care and unmatched, holistic support for every patient, every day.

Job Duties:

  • Provide 1:1 Medical Nutrition Therapy to patients undergoing cancer treatment and to those who have completed treatment.
  • Assist in creating and running group nutrition and wellness programs for cancer survivorship.

Travel: Minimal, this position is remote, but candidate must live within driving distance of NECS clinics in Maine and New Hampshire for potential in-person needs.

Experience and Skills:

  • Maine & New Hampshire nutrition licenses or the ability to obtain.
  • Current RD credential required, CSO preferred.
  • At least 2 years of oncology experience
  • Comfortable with public speaking and delivering webinars and presentations.
  • Skilled in creating patient education materials.
  • Proficient in technology
  • Proven knowledge of Oncology practice strategies
  • Proven organizational, communication and people skills.
  • Initiative-taking in identifying issues and recommend solutions. Ability to manage multiple priorities.
  • High ethical standards. Intense desire to succeed. Ability to make tough decisions. Change agent.
  • Knowledge of the nature of diseases, their treatments both curative and palliative, and the side effects of related therapies.
  • Knowledge of area agencies and willingness to collaborate with these agencies, initiating referrals when applicable.


  • New England Cancer Specialists offers competitive pay and a comprehensive benefits package to our employees, including part-time employees over 20 hrs. per week. Our benefits include medical, prescription, dental, and vision insurances. Company-paid Life Insurance, Short Term, and Long-Term disability insurances as well as Long Term Care insurance. Other benefits include a company-sponsored retirement program, generous Paid Time Off in addition to 10 Company-paid holidays, and other voluntary benefits.
  • Benefits are effective 1st of the month after hire date. 
  • We support and encourage employees to continue their medical education. Employees may attend in-services, seminars, professional conventions, or postgraduate seminars (CME Events). 

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