Registered Dietitian

at Alsana
Location Westlake, California
Date Posted April 6, 2021
Category Nutrition - Dietitians, Technicians, Foodservice & Directors
Job Type Full-time

Description

The Role

As the Registered Dietitian at Alsana, you will be responsible for providing nutrition therapy to clients of all genders with eating disorders and co-existing medical conditions and psychiatric diagnoses.  You will work as a member of the interdisciplinary team (IDT) with the client, their support team (therapist, psychiatrist, physician, family/friends) to provide the most effective and efficient care possible.

Responsibilities

  • Completes the initial and weekly client nutritional assessments, creates therapeutic and individualized client meal plans and conducts individual and group sessions with client based on level of care
  • Works closely with chefs to aid with education and meal plan accuracy for clients
  • Leads regular nutrition psycho-education groups focusing on the Alsana nutrition philosophy of balancing nourishment and pleasure to help clients restore a positive relationship with both food and body
  • Manages movement activities according to programming, under the direction of the lead RD, and provides each client with individualized movement goals, adapted weekly
  • Provides guidance and assists clients with real-life nutrition tasks such as meal planning, grocery shopping menu ordering, kitchen skills, and cooking
  • Provides regular weekly email updates to client’s outpatient referral treatment team
  • Supports the culinary team in developing quality measures for food served, striving for 90% excellent ratings in food-related perception of care surveys
  • Actively engages in on-going education related to nutrition therapy for the eating disorder population
  • Assumes other duties as assigned by the Director of Clinical Services, nursing, program director, or lead RD

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited program and registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
  • 1+ years’ experience working as a Registered Dietitian; ideally with eating disorder clients, preferred
  • Experience working as an active member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team would
  • Strong interest in eating disorder or behavioral health nutrition care
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