Registered Dietitian

at The Renfrew Center
Location Brentwood, Tennessee
Date Posted August 5, 2019
Category Dietitian/Nutrition Counseling
Job Type Part-time


The Renfrew Center of Nashville, TN has an immediate opening for a part-time Registered Dietitian

Build your career with the leading provider in the field of eating disorders! 

The Renfrew Center has been a pioneer in the treatment of eating disorders since 1985. As the nation’s first residential eating disorder facility, now with 19 locations throughout the country, Renfrew has helped more than 75,000 women with eating disorders and other behavioral health issues.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Completes a comprehensive nutritional assessment on each patient upon admission
  • Counsels patients on principles of well-balanced nutrition in individual sessions and conduct group nutrition discussions
  • Prepares individualized meal plans that consider the needs of the patient including: medical, nutritional, age, cultural, religious and ethical concerns
  • Provides at minimum weekly individual nutritional counseling for patients and family (as needed)
  • Conducts nutrition education groups that are appropriate for adult and adolescent populations
  • Provides updates on the nutritional status of each patient weekly as part of team rounds/meetings and as requested
  • Completes all required documentation and reports in a timely manner, maintaining compliance with the policies and procedures
  • Participates in development and updates of patient cycle menu
  • Manages inventory and food ordering/restocking for weekly food orders
  • Communicates effectively with other departments to provide the high-quality patient care
  • Demonstrates accountability for the proper use of patients protected health information
  • Participates in presentations of scheduled in-services and other appropriate training activities
  • Utilizes supervisory feedback to improve performance
  • Monitors meals and snacks, including eating/modeling normal eating with eating disordered patients
  • Communication with referring and/or outpatient dietitian upon admit to program, during course of treatment as needed, and upon discharge from program
  • Performs Quality Improvement activities
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Education, Competencies, and Credentials:

  • Strongly preferred Registered Dietitian with current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration and up to date continuing education credits
  • Bachelor’s degree in dietetics required; Graduate degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2-3 years nutrition counseling experience preferred
  • Experience with eating disorder population preferred

Hours: 20 hours per week

Health and Welfare Snapshot: 

  • Medical/RX and Vision
  • Dental
  • Generous Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401K Plan with Employer Match
  • Voluntary Short-Term Disability
  • Employer Paid Long-Term Disability
  • Group Life and AD&D

Education: Bachelors or better in Nutrition or related field (required)

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