Nutrition Center of Colorado

 

REGISTERED DIETITIAN PER DIEM/PART TIME POSITION

 

About Nutrition Center of Colorado

Our mission is to help individuals achieve their long-term diet and nutrition goals. Our patients seek help with weight loss, food allergies, picky eating, failure to thrive, disease management and prevention. We treat and evaluate every client individually and with respect, kindness, and care.

 

Job Title: Registered Dietitian - Medical Nutrition Counselor

 

Hours: Two days a week, to start. Approximately 8-15 hours per week, one weekend and one weekday

 

Location: Littleton, CO (must be located within driving distance)

Sessions with patients will be conducted virtually and in-person (with proper CDC safety protocols in place). Although some sessions may be virtual, the position requires the Registered Dietitian to conduct all sessions in the Littleton office.

 

Details: Nutrition Center of Colorado is looking for an exceptional Registered Dietitian who is available to work per diem on two days a week for a total of approximately 8-15 hours/week. Registered Dietitian will perform medical nutrition counseling for approximately 5-10 patients weekly, with the potential to increase hours and patients. Registered Dietitian must be professional, have a passion for people and nutrition counseling, is detail oriented, a life-long learner, and have 2+ years of nutrition counseling experience. The ideal candidate has a speciality, advanced degree, certification, or expertise in a specific area of nutrition (such as eating disorder nutrition).

 

Pay: Inquire at Interview

 

Key job responsibilities include, not limited to:

 

Medical Nutrition Counseling:

  • Provide individualized medical nutrition therapy (MNT) via virtual and in-person sessions to patients with a variety of health and lifestyle needs

  • Provide tailored nutrition education, counseling, assessments, guidance, and motivational interviewing to patients

  • Document care and patient records in electronic medical record according to HIPAA standards

  • Manage and retain patients with a variety of chronic health conditions and backgrounds, such as ALS, current/post chemotherapy, diabetes, dysphagia, weight loss,

  • Communicate effectively and empathetically with patients through HIPAA-compliant video calls, in-person sessions, and electronic messaging

 

Exceptional Customer Service:

  • Provide exceptional customer service to our all current and future clients

  • This may be done through various types of communication, such as phone, video calls, email, or in person.

  • During the first contact, explanation of services, how insurance works, and what to expect will be some key talking points.

 

Onboarding and maintenance:

  • Onboard new clients and maintenance of current clients

  • Scheduling, ensuring all forms are completed, and reviewing benefits with clients

  • Invoicing for co-pays, self-pays, and deductibles

  • Efficiency at working with an interdisciplinary team

  • Motivated to communicate with physicians and fax progress reports and notes to care team

 

Skills:

  • Strong academic and applied background in medical nutrition therapy across a variety of health conditions and diet therapy

  • 2+ years experience providing nutrition counseling to patients

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills with colleagues, patients, and care team

  • Ability to learn new technology and software and integrate it into practice

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Organizational skills and ability to accomplish work independently

 

Requirements:

  • B.S. Degree from an accredited institution

  • Credentialing as a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)

  • Maintenance of continuing education

  • Minimum 2+ years of professional experience in dietetics, preferably nutrition counseling

 

 

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