The Registered Dietitian (RD) at Center for Discovery is a vital part of our comprehensive treatment team. They are responsible for all the dietary services and interacting closely with our clients. The RD is responsible to consult in a collaborative fashion with the Discovery treatment team to ensure the best standard of nutrition and dietary services. Responsibilities include training new RD’s, dietary support and supervision, grocery budget allocation, nutrition component design, creation of original class protocols and working in collaboration with the Program Director to provide dietary employee reviews and support.
Although it can be a tough job to assign food to a population that struggles with food, it can be extremely rewarding to watch the clients succeed, conquer huge fears, and ultimately develop healthy ways of leading a better life.
Part time is typically 8 – 15 hours a week. Typically our RDs work 1 day a week or two 5-hour days. Shifts will typically be any hours Monday - Friday, between the hours of 8 am – 6 pm, based on scheduling needs.
This position is in a residential eating disorder facility for adolescents with comprehensive family program and family support. The facility is a homelike setting in a residential neighborhood (view our website for a virtual tour). Treatment in this setting allows our residents to feel more comfortable in familiar surroundings and provides greater transferability and internalization of the treatment experience to life after treatment.
In our small, intimate settings we treat a maximum of eight clients at a time to optimize individualization for clients and families maintain an intimate setting and a high staff to client ratio.
At Center For Discovery you will have the opportunity to work closely with a tight-knit team of professionals with the common goal of transforming lives. Treatment occurs in a beautiful, estate-style home which makes for a unique, comfortable, and modern work environment.
Additional benefits include but are not limited to: