Center for Discovery

Registered Dietitian- Eating Disorder- Residential Program

US-TX-Cypress
2 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-1753
# of Openings
1
Category
Dietary
Job Type
Regular Part-Time

Overview

Position Overview: 

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.

 

Position Schedule

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.

 

Facility Details

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.

 

Benefits

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:

      • Working with a team that is made up of eating disorder and mental health experts
      • An individualized growth plan which will help you develop your professional skills and career goals.
      • Family-style meals provided
      • Fun team building exercises and activities
      • A modern, home-like office space
      • Additional benefits if promoted to full time employee

Qualifications

  • Licensed registered dietitian strongly preferred
  • Minimum of a bachelor's degree at a US accredited university or college and course work accredited or approved by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) and an RD credential
  • Two years’ experience in dietary education and management preferred
  • Eating disorder experience preferred
  • Able to provide documentation or obtain a state required food handler's permit, or Serve Safe Certification, upon hire

Responsibilities

  • Consults, and supports dietary staff at the assigned facility.
  • Leads the Dietary Exposure groups, Nutrition Education groups and Restaurant Exposure Outing with clients.
  • Meets with clients in one on one meetings.
  • Trains new Registered Dietitians and other dietary staff.
  • Supervises Diet Techs.
  • May be required to travel to other facilities to attend trainings.
  • Attends weekly treatment meetings with other professional core team at facility.

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