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Lead Registered Dietitian- Eating Disorder, Residential

Company: Discovery Behavioral Health
Location: Cudahy
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description The Lead Registered Dietitian (RD) is responsible for overseeing the dietary component of the Center For Discovery Clinical Model. The Lead RD collaborates with Chefs, kitchen staff and supervises all of the program RDs to ensure that the dietary program is organized and executed to Center for Discovery's standards. In addition, the Lead RD--------s clinical responsibilities include ensuring client safety, providing milieu interventions, leading groups, and facilitating dietary assessments. Responsibilities The Lead RD will hold a maximum caseload of 4 patients. Completes clinical documentation throughout the course of treatment for each assigned patient. Establish therapeutic rapport with patients and families/support systems. Participates in the weekly treatment team and communicates weekly treatment goals for assigned patients with all team members. Determine and implement an adequate individualized meal plan for all patients at Center For Discovery. 6. Conducts one dietary sessions per week with each assigned client. Facilitates all required groups, as needed: Nutrition Group and Menu Planning Leads Support Meals with a therapist, when necessary. Determines patients-------- weight goals in collaboration with the Medical Director, according to protocol, and implements meal plans to support the weight goals. Able to present and manage cases in a knowledgeable and professional manner to make sufficient gains so that sustained post-discharge progress can occur. Coordinates with the Case Manager and communicates with referral sources and outpatient providers for continuity of care upon admission, midpoint, and discharge as needed. Exercises supervision of program Registered Dietitians. Collaborates with the Director of Nutrition and Wellness to complete registered dietitian hiring and training processes. Collaborates with Program Dietitians to complete diet tech hiring and training processes. Works with the Executive Chef to manages the dietary budget each month by reviewing grocery orders placed to ensure appropriateness and necessity of foods purchased. Collaborating with the Executive Chef to manage and create the cycle menus. Conducts dietary training for the program, when needed. Conducts or assigns bi-monthly kitchen audits. Ensures the dietary component of the program follows licensing, Department of Health, and Joint Commission standards. Supervises and ensures the emergency food supply is adequate and rotated appropriately. Required to sit at a meal and/or snack a minimum of twice per week. Qualifications Bachelor--------s Degree in an Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) approved Didactic Programs in Dietetics (DPD). Completion of Dietetic Internship The Registered Dietitian must also have state registration (if applicable), Commission for Dietetic Registration (CDR) License and ServSafe certification Three years experience in dietary services. At least one year of experience in management. Obtain CPI certification within 90 days of hire Obtain CPR, AED, and First Aid certification within 90 days of hire Must possess a current Driver--------s License and be in good standing PIQ Additional Information We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.-- All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/ PandoLogic. Keywords: Dietitian, Location: Cudahy, WI - 53110

Keywords: Discovery Behavioral Health, Milwaukee , Lead Registered Dietitian- Eating Disorder, Residential, Healthcare , Cudahy, Wisconsin

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