Essen is currently seeking a Full- Time Clinical Nutritionist.
The Clinical Nutritionist works with minimal supervision reporting to Director in an outpatient setting. As part of a multidisciplinary care team, the dietitian provides nutrition education and care to the patient. The primary responsibility of the dietitian is a consulting role providing patients (individually or group classes) education including evaluation, documentation, and the development, implementation and coordination of the outpatient nutrition education program to optimize postoperative outcomes and attainment of optimal weight loss and health
The selected candidate will be responsible to perform duties including but not limited to:
- Develops and coordinates dietary instructions with clinicians
- Contributes to initial and ongoing comprehensive care planning
- Provide lifestyle/behavior change coaching on behavioral health issues, based on health risk appraisals
- Develop meal plans, taking both cost and clients’ preferences into account
- Write reports to document patient progress
- Weight Management
The successful candidate will have the following Qualifications:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics
- Registered Dietitian
- Certified Nutritionist, Registered Nutritionist, or Clinical Nutritionist
- Bilingual Spanish preferred
- Minimum 2 years of experience
Essen Health Care is a growing community healthcare network provides high quality, compassionate, and accessible medical care to some of the most vulnerable and under-served residents of New York State. Guided by a ‘population health’ model of care, Essen has five integrated clinical divisions offering services in primary & specialty offices, urgent care centers, and nursing homes, as well as house calls for home bound patients; all clinical services are also offered via telehealth. Our Care Management division supports patient-centered care through care coordination, complex care management and helping address health-related social needs.
Founded in 1999, Essen provides care in all five boroughs of New York City, with a primary focus in the Bronx. Staffed by over 300 primary and specialty care physicians and advanced clinicians, Essen Health Care is one of the largest, most comprehensive private medical groups in New York City. Essen maintains a Clinical Information Services team that maintains our enterprise-wide electronic medical record system, data repository, clinical analytics and population health capabilities. Our Community Services teams creates and sustains relationship with community organizations and agencies and health plans.
Essen is dedicated to ensuring the quality of care for all patients and has been designated ‘Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home’ by the National Committee for Quality Assurance. Essen has won awards for its patient care innovations and recently launched Intention Health Ventures to develop and commercialize our technology innovations.
ESSEN HEALTH CARE IS PROUD TO BE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Essen Healthcare is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and we seek candidates who desire to work in and serve an ethnically-diverse population.
Job Type: Full-time
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Paid time off
- Vision insurance
- Monday to Friday
- Dietitian: 2 years (Preferred)
- nutritionist: 2 years (Preferred)
- Bachelor’s (Required)
- Registered Dietitian (Required)
- Spanish (Preferred)
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