DietitianRequisition Number 21-1418 Job Location Dalton, Georgia
We have an opening for a PRN Dietitianto work at our employer health center located in Dalton, GA!
Premise Health is a leading worksite health and patient engagement company dedicated to improving the cost and quality of employee healthcare. We believe healthcare should be about helping people get, stay and be well. That’s our mission and it’s the foundation of everything we do. With more than 40 years of experience, Premise Health manages more than 500 worksite-based health and wellness centers across the country. The company serves more than 200 of the nation’s leading employers, including a significant number of the Fortune 1000.
- Consults with site health care professionals to determine patient's nutrition risk and needs
- Conducts a nutrition assessment, which includes obtaining a detailed nutrition history, review of risk factors, labs, and medical history, and identification of nutrition behaviors contributing to risk
- Discusses results of nutrition assessment with patient identifying areas where patient can decrease health risks.
- Educates patient in nutrition principles, dietary plan, food selection, and preparation using available resources including but not limited to: pamphlets, books, handouts, videos, web based resources, classes and others
- Establishes goals and objectives with patient to meet the nutrition care plan Develops and implements plan of care and correlates plan with other healthcare professionals
- Evaluates nutrition plan and provides follow-up as needed.
- Documents nutrition care plans and progress into patient's medical records.
- Engages in nutrition outcomes research.
- Plans and presents nutrition wellness programs based on needs of site and contract.
- This includes development of programs, marketing, presentation, and evaluation Works with cafeteria or food service vendor to evaluate nutrition offerings and make suggestions
- Other duties as assigned.
- This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
- Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in nutrition or related field
- Must be bilingual in English and Spanish
- Three years’ experience as a registered dietitian in a clinical setting Knowledge of the following types of software: Internet, Spreadsheet, Presentation or Publication, Nutrition Analysis and Word Processing
- Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association (RD)
- If state has licensure, is licensed to practice in state of residence
- Able to work independently
- Experience in public speaking and presentations
- Ability to counsel/teach in one on one or small group settings
- Master’s degree in Nutrition or Public Health preferred experience in health promotion or work site wellness preferred
- Additional certifications in wellness/fitness specialties
- Knowledge and experience with Electronic Medical Records
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