ABOUT THE COMPANY: Doherty Nutrition is a quickly growing private practice that provides nutrition counseling and consulting services in the North Dallas area. We provide nutrition services that range from individual counseling, group classes, public speaking engagements, and consulting projects. We are on a mission is to take the stereotype of “diet” out of dietitian and make working with a dietitian simple, fun, and realistic.
ABOUT THIS POSITION: The Registered Dietitian – Sports Nutrition & General Wellness will provide outpatient nutrition counseling services in a private practice setting to individuals focused on achieving their athletic and general wellness goals as it relates to food. The position will be responsible for creating a curriculum for sports nutrition classes at the practice. Outpatient counseling services will be conducted both onsite at Doherty Nutrition private offices in Addison, TX as well as via telehealth.
The Sports Nutrition / General Wellness Registered Dietitian will be credentialed with health insurance panels under Doherty Nutrition prior to seeing clients. Note that the credentialing process has a wait time of 30 – 60 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 (health, dental, vision, & 401K with employer matching).
**Please note that you may see additional PRN postings from Doherty Nutrition – these postings are all separate and exclusive from one another. We are hiring for 3 incremental PRNs (in different specialty areas) at this time. Please only apply for the PRN position for which you meet the minimum requirements and are most interested in.
PRIMARY JOB DUTIES:
- Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of nutrition and counseling practices in the sports nutrition & general wellness field
- Complete individual personalized nutritional assessments and coordinate on-going nutritional care
- Provide nutritional counseling education for clients and/or their families
- Participate in care coordination 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
- 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
- Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, nutrition, or related field
- Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
- Licensed with the state of Texas as a Dietitian
- At least 3 years professional experience as a full time Registered Dietitian
- At least 1 year of professional experience in an outpatient setting
- Understanding of Motivational Interviewing, Intuitive Eating, Health at Every Size, and Weight-Inclusive Care
- Board Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics
- Master’s degree in food and nutrition preferred