Registered Dietitian - PRN in Tucson, AZ at Acadia Healthcare

Date Posted: 5/6/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Part-Time
  • Location:
    Tucson, AZ
  • Job Type:
    Nurses
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/6/2018

Job Description

OVERVIEW/SUMMARY OF POSITION:                      

The Dietitian is responsible for assisting in the implementation of the Eating Disorder Program, including initial patient assessment, follow-up consultation and education according to the nutrition philosophy of Sierra Tucson. The Dietitian will participate as a member of the multi-disciplinary treatment team in developing goals and individual treatment plan for each ED patient. Other responsibilities include nutritional group lectures, gentle meal, restaurant and grocery store outings. Assessment, treatment-planning and follow-up for non-ED patients needing nutritional assessments are also included.

We are hiring for a PRN Dietitian. 

QUALIFICATIONS:

            EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in nutrition or related area required
  • Regular enrollment in appropriate continuing education courses

.          

            EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum of four years experience as a Dietitian in a Healthcare setting.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Knowledge and experience with addictive and behavioral health disorders
  • Ability to conduct didactic groups and individual sessions
  • Interviewing skills
  • Ability to work independently within a multi-disciplinary team context
  • Multi-cultural sensitivity
  • Excellent time-management skills

 PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of and experience working with Eating Disorders
  • Ability to work with a wide range of diagnoses and behaviors
  • Knowledge of the 12-Steps

LICENSURE:

  • Registered Dietitian required through American Dietetic Association (no AZ licensure available)
  • Member of the American Dietetic Association

ADA REQUIREMENTS:

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

X                      WALKING

X                      PROLONGED STANDING OR SITTING

WORK SITUATIONS

X                      WORKING ALONE

X                      WORKING AS PART OF A GROUP

X                      WORKING WITH THE PUBLIC

X                      CONSTANT HIGH STRESS

X                      STRESS OF MEETING FREQUENT DEADLINES

X                      PERFORMING A VARIETY OF DUTIES

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

X                      WRITING

X                      SPEAKING

X                      HEARING

X                      READING

X                      RECEIVING INSTRUCTIONS

X                      GIVING INSTRUCTIONS

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