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Registered Dietitian, Eating Disorders - Residential

Company: Center For Discovery
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

The Registered Dietitian is responsible for overseeing the Dietary component in tandem with the Center For Discovery Clinical Model.


Meet with each patient on a weekly basis to implement and manage individualized dietary meal plans including conducting weekly calorie counts

Conduct Dietary Intake on admit

Complete documentation on each client's progress throughout the treatment experience, making sure that daily progress notes reflect the goals within the treatment plan

Facilitate Nutrition Groups that are appropriate to the adult and adolescent age groups.

Implement one dietary treatment plan for each client within a week of admission

Communicate with referring and/or outpatient treatment team throughout patients' treatment episode

Oversight of Diet-technicians to encourage supportive mealtimes and monitoring supplementation

Collaborate with the Director of Dietary Services and the treatment team to ensure the best standard of nutrition and dietary services are occurring

Enforce dietary program and advise clients appropriately on food choices

Demonstrate understanding of the medical consequences of eating disorders, the hazards of re-feeding and how to avoid complications

Ability to implement specific dietary exchange patterns through knowledge of portion size and caloric recommendations

Facilitate family sessions and education; including therapeutic meals; as appropriate

Communication with medical doctor, as needed, regarding any medical problems that may require dietary intervention. Communication with psychiatrist where applicable.

Registered dietitian remains appropriately accessible to family members, including weekly communication (phone, email or in person) with parents of adolescents.

Keywords: Center For Discovery, Kansas City , Registered Dietitian, Eating Disorders - Residential, Healthcare , Kansas City, Kansas

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