Registered Dietitian (PRN)

ABOUT THIS POSITION: The Registered Dietitian will provide outpatient nutrition counseling services in a private practice setting to individuals and families who are experiencing a variety of health and nutrition concerns. Outpatient counseling services will be conducted both onsite at Doherty Nutrition private offices in Addison, TX as well as via telehealth. Clients will vary in age and issues (i.e. general weight loss, newly diagnosed diabetes, disordered eating, etc.). The Registered Dietitian will be credentialled with health insurance panels under Doherty Nutrition prior to seeing clients. Note that the credentialing process has a wait time of 90-120 days. Performance will be evaluated and based on the candidate’s success; this role has the potential to convert into a full-time paid role with benefits.

PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:

  • Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of nutrition and counseling practices
  • Complete individual personalized nutritional assessments and coordinate on-going nutritional care
  • Provide nutritional counseling education for clients and/or their families
  • Participate in case management and treatment planning
  • Assist in meal planning and preparation for client meetings
  • Lead and facilitate group nutrition classes on assigned topics
  • Communicate compassionately, effectively and enthusiastically with clients and/or families
  • Completes assigned projects
  • Develops and maintain nutrition education materials and clinical procedures up to date with current research and practice
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Must be able to demonstrate basic computer skills with a working knowledge of various software programs and electronic medical record charting

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in dietetics, nutrition, or related field; Master’s degree in food and nutrition preferred
  • Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Licensed with the state of Texas as a Dietitian
  • 2 years as a Registered Dietitian and 1-2 years experience in a healthcare setting preferred
  • Understanding of motivational interviewing, Intuitive Eating, and Health at Every Size