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Walden - Virtual Registered Dietitian - Free to Be Program United States

Monte Nido & Affiliates, LLC

Monte Nido & Affiliates, LLC United States United States

2 weeks ago

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

Virtual Registered Dietitian - Free to be Program...

Walden Behavioral care

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 or .

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.

Job Summary

The Registered Dietitian provides clinical nutrition counseling and nutrition/meal plans under the supervision of the Coordinator for Nutrition Services & the Free to Be IOP Program Director.

This is an adult intensive outpatient program for binge and emotional eating.

Hours/Shift: 24-30 hours/week

Our programming runs during the day (beginning at 11:15 am) and evening, so one to two evenings per week would be expected as part of this position (this program runs Mondays/Tuesdays/Thursdays).

Responsibilities Include
Provides clinical nutrition and dietary 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.
Manage a caseload of 8-10 clients, primarily at IOP level of care
Perform individual and group nutritional therapy.
Provide meal plan outlines and work with patients to fully complete meal plans.
Participate in treatment team planning and discharge planning and liaison services with the dietary department.
Provide effective 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.
As needed, continue case management of clients who transition to the partial hospitalization (day treatment) program at Walden Behavioral Care


Bachelors or Master's Degree in Dietetics or Nutrition


Experience providing direct nutritional care in an Eating Disorder Service and Mental Health setting, especially for binge eating disorder, preferred
Experience with menu planning and therapeutic diets in a healthcare setting, required


Licensed Dietitian with the state of MA (additional state licenses or willingness to pursue this is welcomed). Preferred licence in NY/NJ/FL

Registered Dietitian (RD/RDN) from the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
CPR Certification


Medical nutrition therapy
Motivational interviewing
Nutrition care process
Nutrition counseling
Group education
Weight-neutral care

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:

2x Monthly RD group supervision
Individual supervision with the director of nutrition services or Free to Be program director
United States

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