The Center is seeking A PRN Registered Dietitian to collaborate with the Center's multidisciplinary treatment team in providing nutrition counseling to inpatients and outpatients at the Center. Are you looking for a rewarding dietitian position where YOU really make a difference? Come work for one of the worldâ€™s premiere Eating Disorder Treatment facilities in Orem, Utah --- Center for Change. We have a great dietary department with a wonderful team of dietitians led by Jennifer Gill, RD, whose life passion is working with women who suffer with eating disorders. You will work with an amazing interdisciplinary group of professionals, including doctors, therapists, nurses and other support staff. There is not a kinder, more healing environment around.
This PRN position is providing coverage for a staff maternity leave anticipated to last for 12 weeks, with a minimum of 20 hours/week up to 40 hours/week depending upon census.Â Traditionally these positions have the potential to become full-time.
The Center's Philosophy: The Center's philosophy on treating eating disorders focuses on providing patients with opportunities to explore and redevelop a healthy relationship with food, helping them eat intuitively according to hunger and fullness. Each patient at the Center receives weekly individual counseling sessions with a Registered Dietitian. Sessions go beyond teaching and include active intervention. Dietitians also teach weekly nutrition classes which focus on a variety of topics such as relearning the ability to sense hunger and fullness, making peace with food, enjoying the eating experience, body metabolism, food and exercise, relapse prevention, and more.
Responsibilities: Conduct nutritional assessments; monitor patients' daily nutritional status; design and adjust meal plans; conduct weekly nutrition counseling to establish goals and challenges designed to help patients learn new skills and behaviors which will contribute to a healthy lifestyle; monitor the progress of each patient and report to therapist; help the patient plan for discharge; teach weekly nutrition classes to educate and motivate patients in their recovery.