Eating Recovery Technicians (FT/ PT) in Tucson, AZ at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 1/5/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY: Monitors, educates, and assists residents in the community, leads activities designed to help the residents adjust to living in a community setting, provide education lectures for nutrition and healthy eating, and assists the residents in gaining the skills needed to manage their eating disorder.

A FINGERPRINT CLEARANCE CARD IS REQUIRED FOR THIS JOB.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Provides direction and monitoring of meal plans to include the exchange system, my plate, or following registered dietitian orders.
  • Plans and conduct nutrition intervention/education programs as indicated.
  • Monitor residents weight, height, BMI and development for each age group as indicated.
  • Provides nutrition education to residence individually or in groups as needed.
  • Maintains current knowledge and implements nutritional care according to age, gender, cultural, spiritual, and medical and psychosocial needs/requirements of the residents.
  • Provide encouragement and support during admission and throughout entire stay.
  • Supports resident eating at mealtimes and snacks.
  • Supports residence during structured outings and recreation.
  • Provides mealtimes supports for resident's and monitors and documents resident’s meal consumption
  • Facilitates meal planning groups with client's
  • Supervises client's during a demonstration of how to prepare to ensure meal plan compliance
  • Reporting observations and documenting in charts.
  • Reviews productions schedule to determine food requirements including variety and quantity of food for preparation into a sample supplies and equipment needed for cooking activities.
  • Conducts cooking classes with client's
  • Maintains a clean, cemetery, demonstration kitchen including making special arrangements for special diets and ensuring proper requirements are met within facility aggravation complaint standards - Joint Commission.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent

The ideal candidate will have completed or be in process of completing either a dietary degree, or be in process of a social working degree, or related health field, have a passion for treatment of the eating disorders, possesses basic cooking skills, food safety knowledge, and will have the ability to work quickly and efficiently.

ADA REQUIREMENTS/ ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

x          WALKING

x          LIFTING, CARRYING: 5 LBS. OR MORE: 3 HRS/DAY

x          FINGERING, HANDLING

x          GRASPING

x          BEND/STOOP/KNEEL: 1 HRS/DAY

x          PROLONGED STANDING OR SITTING

x          EYE-HAND COORDINATION:  DEXTERITY REQUIRED

x          VISION REQUIREMENTS

x          PHYSICAL COORDINATION

WORK SITUATIONS

x          PERFORMING ROUTINE, REPETITIVE DUTIES

x          WORKING ALONE

x          WORKING AS PART OF A GROUP

x          STRESS OF MEETING FREQUENT DEADLINES

x          PERFORMING A VARIETY OF DUTIES

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS

x          WEAR GLOVES

x          EQUIPMENT WITH MOVING PARTS

x          CHEMICALS, SOLVENTS

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

 x         WRITING

 x         SPEAKING

 x         HEARING

 x         READING

 x         RECEIVING INSTRUCTIONS

 x         GIVING INSTRUCTIONS



Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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