Registered Dietitian Nutritionist – Outpatient/Eating Disorders – Bamboo Nutrition Therapy, Inc. – Los Angeles, CA

Seeking registered dietitian (RD/RDN) or registration-eligible intern (plan to take the RDN licensure exam within 6 months of hire date) for growing dietitian practice specializing in eating disorders and mental health disorders in the greater Los Angeles area. Part-time positions (with opportunities to transition to full-time in the future) with hours individualized to your needs, Monday-Saturday; RD-eligible applicants are only eligible to work part-time hours until passing exam. Anticipated hiring timeline September-November 2022. Ideal candidate able to work at 1-2 of our office locations (current locations are DTLA, West Los Angeles, Torrance, Mission Hills, and Whittier). This is NOT a remote position.

Preferred candidate will also have personal/professional interest in treating clients with eating disorders, chemical dependency issues, and mental health diagnoses that are impacting physical/nutritional health or well-being. Prior experience with these populations is not required but a desire to learn and develop a unique skill-set particular to working with these populations is a must. Client population is a mix of mental health cases and general nutrition cases (diabetes, weight management, etc.).

Job Description:

– Provides one-on-one nutrition counseling for clients at the outpatient level of care

– Supports clients in adopting an intuitive eating, all-foods-fit philosophy with an emphasis on medical stability, empowerment and self-worth

– Maintains professional and therapeutic boundaries with clients

– Follows Best-Practice guidelines for collaboration with a client’s outpatient team, as needed

– Assists with administrative tasks

– Collaborate and communicate with colleagues in a supportive, constructive work environment

– Participates in supervision hours for training in the treatment of specialized populations, as needed

– Complies with all HIPAA laws and regulations

Required qualifications:

– Education: Bachelor’s degree at minimum

– Completion of an ACEND-accredited dietetic internship (verification documentation required upon hire)

– RD/RDN licensure, OR registration eligible and planning to take the exam within 6 months of hiring date

– Maintains updated registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration for the duration of contract

– Interest in working with mental health populations; willingness to learn how to take a relational approach to counseling practice

– Calm, compassionate demeanor in engaging with clients/patients

– Ability to self-manage time efficiently in the process of providing quality care

– Effective and responsive in communicating with clients and colleagues

– Willingness to learn on the job, receive and implement feedback from peers, and engage in a continual professional learning process

– Desire to participate in a collaborative team dynamic

Preferred qualifications:

– 1 year eating disorder, behavioral health nutrition, or individual counseling experience (such as WIC, outpatient hospital counseling, tech in treatment center, etc.)

– If in recovery yourself, 1 year minimum of recovery time is encouraged

– Desire to pursue CEDRD credential

– familiarity with Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size concepts and application

– Willingness to work evening and/or weekend hours

ALL APPLICANTS:

– please provide a resume detailing all relevant work, education, and volunteer experience

– please provide a cover letter detailing why you are looking to become a part of this particular work environment, population, and community. Letters that are clearly a generic “cut and paste” of a letter submitted elsewhere are unlikely to be considered.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Benefits:

  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Retirement plan

Medical Specialty:

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
All California Department of Public Health regulations regarding COVID precautions pertaining to healthcare organizations are strictly followed.

Application Question(s):

  • Of the office locations available, please list all possible locations where you are able to commit to working long-term (DTLA, West Los Angeles, Torrance, Mission Hills, Whittier)
  • How many hours per week are you ideally looking to work? Please provide a range if applicable.
  • What is the earliest date you would be able to start?

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Behavioral health/eating disorders: 1 year (Preferred)
  • counseling: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:

  • RDN Licensure (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Source: Indeed.com
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