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Involves providing nutritional care to patients with eating disorders and mental health diagnoses. Monitors, assesses, and optimizing nutrition status based on current medical condition and/or nutrition adequacy. Confers with physicians and other treatment team professionals to coordinate medical and nutritional needs and recommend meal plans and/or dietary supplements. Educates and counsels patients how to make nutritionally sound food choices to support the recovery process, prevent disease and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Technical leader with a high degree of knowledge in the overall field and recognized expertise in specific areas; Problem-solving frequently requires analysis of unique issues/problems without precedent and/or structure. May manage programs, specific to the dietary department, that include formulating strategies and administering policies, processes, and resources; Functions with a high degree of autonomy. Maintains professional growth and development through seminars, workshops, and professional affiliations and supports curriculum management and quality improvement of patient education materials and didactics.
Serves as an expert level Dietitian for a large specialized area within the nutrition department and provides clinical supervision and support to team dietitians. Provides guidance, education, and training to Dietitians, Diet techs and mentors Dietetic interns and students. May be involved in the hiring and recruitment of new employees.
Licensed Registered Dietitian in the state of California. Registered Dietitian (RD).
Nine (9) years of related experience, education/training working with eating disorder patients, OR a Bachelor's degree in related area plus five (5) years of related experience/training working with eating disorder patients.
Proven experience and in-depth knowledge associated with providing evaluation, assessment, and nutritional therapy services within specialty area(s).
Professional certifications and trainings in nutrition/dietetics.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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