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Monte Nido Walden - Registered Dietitian in Waltham, Massachusetts

We save lives while providing the opportunity for people to realize their healthy selves.

Registered Dietitian

Walden Behavioral Care

Waltham, MA

Walden Behavioral Care is one of the only rapidly-growing, leading national specialty healthcare systems dedicated to serving all genders and offering the full continuum of care for people with all types of eating disorders. We currently have 14-locations on the East Coast in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Georgia. Over the past 15 years, utilizing our state-of-the art evidence based, personalized approach to care, we have helped over 20,000 people on their road to recovery. Headquartered in Massachusetts we have over 450 employees who are dedicated to helping people with eating disorders get the help they need and deserve. Learn more at www.waldenbehavioralcare.com or www.waldeneatingdisorders.com .

The Registered Dietitian provides clinical nutrition and dietary plans under the supervision of Director of Ambulatory Nutrition Services.

Total Rewards:

Discover a rewarding career with us and enjoy an array of comprehensive benefits! We prioritize your success and well-being, providing:

  • Competitive compensation

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage (Benefits At a Glance (https://montenidoaffiliates.icims.com/icims2/servlet/icims2?module=AppInert&action=download&id=2025&hashed=-1683222091) )

  • Retirement

  • Company-paid life insurance, AD&D, and short-term disability

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

  • Health Savings Account (HSA)

  • Paid time off

  • Professional development

  • And many more!

At Walden we are committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace, where we celebrate our employees, our patients and the communities we work with. In recruiting for our team we welcome the unique contributions only you can bring in terms of your education, culture, opinions, experience and background. Join us and find out how you can make a difference today.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provides clinical nutrition and meal plans in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Walden Behavioral Care

  • Provide Nutrition assessments to all patients and accurately and thoroughly document nutritional assessment and patient issues using appropriate clinical terminology.

  • Perform individual and group nutrition therapy.

  • Provide meal plan/guide outlines and work with patients towards nutrition rehabilitation.

  • Participate in treatment team planning and discharge planning.

  • Provide effective nutrition education to patients and families.

  • Communicate progress and activities related to treatment and continuing care plans on an ongoing basis to the patient, family, treatment team, referral source and other individuals involved in the patient’s care.

  • Supervise breakfast, lunch and snacks while providing meal coaching to clients, as needed.

Qualifications:

Education:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Dietetics or Nutrition

Experience:

  • Experience providing direct nutritional care in an Eating Disorder Service and Mental Health setting, preferred

  • Experience with menu planning and therapeutic diets in a healthcare setting, required

Licensure/Certification:

  • Licensed Dietitian with the state of MA

  • Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Registration from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)

  • CPR Certification

Knowledge:

  • Medical nutrition therapy

  • Motivational interviewing

  • Nutrition care process

  • Nutrition counseling

  • Group education

Required competencies:

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Attention to detail and ability to prioritize independently

  • Ability to multi-task in a changing and fast paced mental health environment

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborate, multidisciplinary team environment

  • Ability to communicate verbally and in writing.

Supervision Received:

  • Monthly RD group supervision and individual supervision with the coordinator of nutrition services and senior nutrition consultant.

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