At Contemporary Nutrition, we work as a team to provide our patients with the most excellent care around. Each patient is treated for their individual needs.  We use motivational interviewing to address each patient's individual concerns.  Our employees enjoy their work, helping each patient achieve their goals, whether it is answering a patient's call, checking a patient in, or researching those hard to find answers for a patient.  In staff meetings, we review patient cases to assure that all of our patients are receiving the best care possible.  We share Christian based values, and hope that our patients are blessed with their personal care.

 Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Position Availability: Interviewing now


Contemporary Nutrition is seeking a Registered Dietitian for a full-time Private Practice position.


This position is Monday – Friday with traditional office hours and a full support staff. 


Patient demographics include diverse ages, ethnicities, income, education, health concerns, and nutrition goals.  Whether weight management, peak performance, wellness, or co-morbidities, our program provides education to meet each patient’s needs.  Nutrition practice areas include endocrine, cardiac, bariatrics, gastrointestinal, oncology, musculoskeletal, renal, etc.  


 Salary Range $52,000-72,000*


 Paid Holidays**

 Easter Monday, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving/TG Friday, Christmas Eve/Day, New Year’s Eve/Day


 PTO - 13 days / year**

  + 12 Bonus PTO hours after 90 days

  + Increased PTO with longevity

  + Kids School Participation Hours [4 hrs]

  + Acts of God (ex.bad weather) Hours [24 hrs]


 Medical Benefits or Medical Allowance

 Wellness/Disability Benefits

 Retirement Benefits


 Annual Longevity Increase

 Annual Merit Increase

 Annual CDR & NCBDN license benefit


Patient Care:

  • Work one-on-one with patients in a face-to-face environment to develop a healthy relationship with food utilizing motivational interviewing
  • Perform nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring/evaluation for patients
  • Provide patients adaptive education based on their individualized needs, environment, readiness for change, while resourcing evidence-based research to treat and educate each patient
  • Support area providers/physicians by providing nutrition care and education for patients referred for chronic conditions, dietary deficiencies, or other concerns
  • Complete a MNT report for the referring provider with recommendations, education materials, and short/long term goals


Office Work:

  • Develop/update new educational materials and tools
  • Research diagnoses/conditions relevant to patient care
  • Research products/resources to support patient care
  • Develop presentations for specific nutrition topics to be used in community outreach [ie diabetic programs, schools, non-profits, employer groups – periodically upon request – with notice]


Our private practice setting allows our dietitians to work one-on-one with patients in a personal office space.  Each office has a full-time office administrative team who handles scheduling, billing, filing, office work, cleaning, etc.


Each dietitian has the resources and opportunities for telehealth, small groups, and support classes. Our team of dietitians sets the environment for each dietitian to work independently while having the support of a diverse and experienced team.  Bi-weekly RD zoom meetings and quarterly face-to-face full staff meetings allow for skill development, case study reviews for complex cases, and collaboration to develop programs that best meet the needs of our patients, community and team. 



  • Bachelors/Masters Degree accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics [ACEND accredited Didactic Program in Dietetics (DPD)
  • Completion of an ACEND accredited Dietetic Internship (DI)
  • Completion [or eligible for] the CDR examination for RDN
  • Must obtain a NC RDN LDN License [or Provisional LDN License] prior to hire
  • Experience preferred but not required


  • Counseling and educational training for individual and group work
  • Maintenance of effective relationships with other health care professionals
  • Strong written, verbal, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player
  • Basic Microsoft computer skills required [Word, Excel, PowerPoint]
  • Knowledge of menu planning and the conversion of nutrient recommendations into food and menus


Contemporary Nutrition, Inc. was established in 2002 and our team works with local medical practices to establish a multi-disciplinary approach to wellness. This year is our 21st anniversary.  We have offices in Morehead City and New Bern.  



Contemporary Nutrition's Employment Application [link]




Submit application along with cover letter and resume to:




*salary varies based on experience and PTO based on longevity      **benefit begins after 90 days of employment





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