Welcome to the North Sound Dietetic Association

Web Site!

NSDA is a district affiliate of the:
Washington State Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (WSAND)

NSDA represents R.D.'s and D.T.R.'s residing in north King County,

Snohomish, Skagit, Island, San Juan, and Whatcom counties. The

NSDA's mission is to be the advocate of the dietetic profession serving

the public through the promotion of optimal nutrition, health, and well-



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               The Value of Belonging to NSDA

     Your annual dues of $40 for 2013-2014 includes:

  • 5 continuing education presentations on important and timely dietetics topics
  •  Access to recorded presentations if you are unable to attend lectures in-person
  • Opportunity to earn 10 CE credits for the year (2 credits per presentation)
  • Dinner at the presentations (dinner includes soup, salad, bread, and soft drink/coffee/tea)
  • Networking opportunities with local dietetics professionals

Click Here For: 2013-2014 Membership form.


     Please send your completed Membership Form and Payment to:

    Cheryl Crance, North Sound Dietetic Association (or NSDA) 
PO Box 12981

    Mill Creek, WA 98082



To post food and nutrition related job openings, upcoming events or

volunteer opportunities on this web site please contact us at:


Job Posting:

Organization:  Children’s Hospital of Seattle

Job Title:  Supervisor, Patient Services

Department:  16100-Food Services

Requisition Number:  14-7851

Location:  Hospital Main Campus

Shift:  Day/Evening Shift

Work Days:  Varies

FTE/Hours per pay:  1.0 FTE / 8.0 hours per shift / 80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods

Salary:  Depends on Experience


Requirements:  Required Education/Experience: - Bachelor degree in Nutrition or Dietetics - Three years experience in nutrition and / or food service with evidence of leadership responsibilities Required Credentials: - Washington State Food and Beverage Service Worker’s Permit ServSafe Preferred: - Pediatric or previous hospital experience - Registered Dietetic Technician or Registered Dietitian


Job Description:

Nourishing our community to thrive...each and every life." Come join our high-functioning supervisory team as we seek to fulfill this ambitious and noteworthy department mission. Embark on a transformational hospital food journey with us, striving to put new emphasis on how we support the wellness of our patients - children and young adults who need food or nutrition support as part of their healing. This is an exciting career opportunity that combines continuous improvement methodology with best clinical practice.

Our organization is a compassionate community where skilled physician-researchers, nurses and staff partner with patients and families to help every child live their best life. Seattle Children's serves as the primary pediatric referral center for the largest geographic area of any children's hospital in America. We are consistently ranked among the nation's best children's hospitals by U.S. News & World Report magazine.

Seattle Children's was also named on Becker's Hospital Review's list of 100 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2013. We offer a robust benefits package, positive work environment, excellent employee recognition programs and opportunities for professional development and continuing education.

We are currently looking for someone to join our team as a supervisor of our Patient Services team on the main hospital campus in Seattle. Your primary responsibilities will include supervising, coordinating and monitoring patient-related food service staff and activities related to menus & formulas. You will partner with the production team to develop innovative solutions to support the special needs of our patients, implementing and tracking performance improvement efforts. We are looking for someone with excellent customer service skills and a love of working in the kitchen with food. If this sounds like a good fit you, apply now- we can't wait to meet you!


Please contact:  Sarah Zarelli MEd, RD, CD at https://www3.apply2jobs.com/seattlechildrens/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showSearchInterface (search “Nutrition” or similar)