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Seeking registered dietitian (RD/RDN) or registration-eligible intern (passage of RDN exam required prior to the start of work) for growing dietitian practice specializing in Eating Disorders and mental health disorders in the greater Los Angeles area encompassing LA County. Part-time (with opportunities to transition to full-time in the future) & Full-time positions with hours, Monday-Saturday... RDN candidate applicants must have passed the RD exam to start work. This is NOT a remote position. Pay range includes compensation levels for pre-licensed staff. Hiring timeline is immediate.

Preferred candidate will also have personal/professional interest in treating clients with eating disorders, chemical dependency issues, and mental health diagnoses that are impacting physical/nutritional health or well-being. Prior experience with these populations is not required but a desire to learn and develop a unique skill-set particular to working with these populations is a must. Client population is a mix of mental health cases and general nutrition cases (diabetes, weight management, etc.).

To be considered, please - please provide a resume detailing all relevant work, education, and volunteer experience and a COVER LETTER detailing why you are looking to become a part of this particular work environment, population, and community.

Job Description:

- Provides one-on-one nutrition counseling for clients at the outpatient level of care

- Supports clients in adopting an intuitive eating, all-foods-fit philosophy with an emphasis on medical stability, empowerment and self-worth

- Maintains professional and therapeutic boundaries with clients

- Follows Best-Practice guidelines for collaboration with a client’s outpatient team, as needed

- Assists with administrative tasks

- Collaborate and communicate with colleagues in a supportive, constructive work environment

- Participates in supervision hours for training in the treatment of specialized populations, as needed

- Complies with all HIPAA laws and regulations

Required qualifications:

- Education: Bachelor’s degree at minimum

- Completion of an ACEND-accredited dietetic internship (verification documentation required upon hire)

- RD/RDN licensure, OR registration candidate scheduled to take exam prior to start of work; RDN candidate may interview prior to passing RDN exam with hiring contingent on passing the RDN exam

- Maintains updated registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration for the duration of contract

- Interest in working with mental health populations; willingness to learn how to take a relational approach to counseling practice

- Calm, compassionate demeanor in engaging with clients/patients

- Ability to self-manage time efficiently in the process of providing quality care

- Effective and responsive in communicating with clients and colleagues

- Willingness to learn on the job, receive and implement feedback from peers, and engage in a continual professional learning process

- Desire to participate in a collaborative team dynamic

Preferred qualifications:

- 1 year eating disorder, behavioral health nutrition, or individual counseling experience (such as WIC, outpatient hospital counseling, tech in treatment center, etc.)

- If in recovery yourself, 1 year minimum of recovery time is encouraged

- Desire to pursue CEDRD credential

- Familiarity with Intuitive Eating and Health at Every Size concepts and application

- Willingness to work evening and/or weekend hours

- RDN License


- please provide a resume detailing all relevant work, education, and volunteer experience

- please provide a cover letter detailing why you are looking to become a part of this particular work environment, population, and community. Letters that are clearly a generic "cut and paste" of a letter submitted elsewhere are unlikely to be considered.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $26.50 - $37.00 per hour

Expected hours: 24 – 40 per week

• 401(k)
• Dental insurance
• Health insurance
• Paid time off
• Professional development assistance

Healthcare setting:
• Outpatient

Medical specialties:
• Dietetics

• Monday to Friday
• Weekends as needed

Application Question(s):
• Have you passed the RDN exam or scheduled to take it in the next month?
• When would you be available to start work?
• Job requires in-office availability in Los Angeles county, CA. Are you available in this geographical location?
• Cover Letter provided? If not, why are you looking to join our group of registered dietitians?
• Are you looking for part-time, full-time or either hours?

Work Location: In person
Los Angeles CA USA


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