• Registered Dietitian Tucson
  • Acadia in Tucson, AZ, United States
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

jobs description

Full Time

$54,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year...

Monday-Friday (Day-Shift)

Since 1983, Sierra Tucson has been a world-class leader in behavioral health treatment providing hope from people with the United States and across the world. Sierra Tucson provides integrated and trauma informed care for individuals seeking treatment for mood disorders, trauma, pain and substance use. Sierra Tucson has all levels of care including inpatient, residential and outpatient. We provide outpatient services in Tucson, Southlake, Texas (Sierra at Southlake) and Scottsdale, Arizona (Sierra at Scottsdale). Sierra Tucson’s exceptional and multi-disciplinary staff is made up of highly experienced professionals who have dedicated their lives to helping others. The collaborative and integrative team includes, physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, psychologists, therapists, nurses, chiropractors, physical therapists, pharmacists and dedicated support team members. In the ever-evolving field of behavioral and mental health, Sierra Tucson remains a leader in healthcare. Sierra Tucson was recently awarded the "Outstanding Large Business" by the Oro Valley Chamber of Commerce in August 2022.

At Sierra Tucson, we are always looking for talented and caring professionals to join our team! Sierra Tucson offers competitive compensation, benefits and regular opportunities for development and advancement.

• You will assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
• You will approve patient menus and nutritional supplements.
• You will advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans, diet modifications and food selection and preparation.
• You will provide nutritional assessments per facility policy and regulation.
• You will review and approve menus developed by the facility.
• You will counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
• You will consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient.
• You will participate in treatment team as appropriate.
• You will review and approve facility diet manual annually in conjunction with medical staff.
• You will promote better health by speaking to groups about diet, nutrition and the relationship between good eating habits and preventing or managing specific diseases.
• You will monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards as needed.

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited University in Dietetics, Nutrition or similar field acceptable for licensure.
• At least 1 year of experience in Nutrition (Required)
• Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse experience strongly (Preferred)

• Current registered dietitian or registration as required by state or eligible for endorsement by the state in which the facility provides services.
• ServSafe certification or similar food safety certification where required by the state or facility
• Registered Dietitian Certification (Required)

The benefits we offer are comprehensive and essential for you to live a balanced personal and professional life:
• 401(k)
• 401(k) matching
• Dental insurance
• Employee assistance program
• Flexible spending account
• Health insurance
• Life insurance
• Paid time off
• Professional development assistance
• Tuition reimbursement
• Vision insurance

Ability to commute/relocate:
• Tucson, AZ 85739: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location: One location

While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the requirements of the job, management reserves the right to add or remove duties from particular jobs when circumstances (e.g. emergencies, changes in workload, rush jobs or technological developments) dictate.


Acadia Healthcare provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of an individual's race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, physical or mental disability and genetic information unrelated to an individual’s ability to perform the essential functions of a particular job, status as a military veteran or qualified veteran, or any other protected characteristics or protected class status in accordance with applicable state, federal and local laws. Additionally, it is Acadia Healthcare’s policy to provide promotion and advancement opportunities, transfer, compensation, participation in training, or educational activities or programs, disciple, and termination in a nondiscriminatory fashion. EEO
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