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Registered Dietitian

BALANCE eating disorder treatment center is seeking a Registered Dietitian to join our team!

The Facility

BALANCE eating disorder treatment center™ is at an outstanding outpatient eating disorder center in the heart of NYC. Our specialized programs include an integrated Day Treatment Program (DTP) and Intensive Outpatient Program (IOP). Program hours are Monday through Friday between the hours of 8 am and 9 pm, and Saturday 9 am to 2 pm. Clients attend as many as six days or as few as three days per week, as clinically appropriate.

The Position

The role of a Registered Dietitian (RD) at BALANCE is to complete initial nutrition assessments for new clients, prepare and run nutrition education groups, provide meal support and facilitate therapeutic meals for clients that include pre and post meal process groups. The RD will also be responsible for scheduling and providing individual nutrition sessions. In such sessions, the RD will be required to provide appropriate nutrition interventions and individualized nutrition education to the client. For specific details regarding the job description please see below:


Responsibilities of the Registered Dietitian include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct initial individual nutrition sessions for potential program (DTP/IOP) and Melainie Rogers Nutrition (MRN) clients 

  • Provide weekly (or as needed) individual follow up nutrition case management sessions for program clients

  • Provide weekly (or as needed) individual follow up sessions for MRN clients

  • Determine individualized meal plans for clients

  • Prepare and instruct nutrition education groups, facilitate therapeutic group meals  during program

  • Facilitate meal supports for individual clients contemplating treatment

  • Facilitate experiential snacks and meal outings

  • Direct pre/post meal processing for group clients

  • Provide meal coaching to individuals during meal/snack times

  • Assist with experiential cooking group  as needed

  • Document interactions with clients in the form of group notes or individual session notes by end of day in EMR.

  • Lead therapeutic yoga for eating disorder clients in programming 

  • Cover groups when needed such as therapeutic cooking group or multi-family group

  • Schedule and organize client sessions in advance

  • Attend weekly clinical meetings and discuss treatment plans for each client

  • Attend weekly team meetings Attend weekly supervision to discuss challenging cases 

The RD will also be responsible for maintaining appropriate credentials in accordance with the Commission on Dietetic Registration as well as accumulating continuing education units (CEU’s). The RD will be required to work a minimum of 2 Saturdays a month unless otherwise specified.

Qualifications:

  • Applicant must be a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with eating disorder and pediatric experience.

  • CEDRD is preferred / on track for CEDRD

  • MS preferred

  • Must be available to work days, evenings, and Saturdays.

  • Interest in eating disorders and mental health

    Please email resume and cover letter with the subject “Registered Dietitian” to Summer Husain, Office Administrator at Summerh@balancedtx.com