Registered Dietician – Northampton, MA

Position Details

Job Title: Registered Dietician
Location: Northampton, MA

Registered Dietician – Northampton, MA

Walden Behavioral Care, LLC of Waltham, Massachusetts is the only facility in New England that provides acute in-patient, residential, partial hospitalization and intensive outpatient care for patients with eating disorders. By treating mental and physical conditions concurrently, Walden helps achieve lasting results for those who seek a meaningful recovery. As part of the continuum, Walden operates a 45-bed private psychiatric hospital that provides both psychiatric and inpatient eating disorder treatment.  Walden also has satellite clinics in Braintree, Northampton and Worcester, Mass., and is planning a new location in South Windsor, CT.

We are currently seeking a Registered Dietician to provide coverage in our Northampton Clinic on a temporary basis, starting in mid-March for 8 hours per week. 

Job Summary

The Dietician provides clinical nutrition and dietary plans in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Walden Behavioral Care.  The successful candidate is responsible for nutrition assessments, individual and group nutritional therapy; meal plans, participating in treatment team planning, and discharge planning and liaison services with the dietary department.

Education

Bachelors or Masters Degree in Nutrition

Experience

Experience providing direct nutritional care in an Eating Disorder Service and mental health setting preferred:  Inpatient, Partial Hospital Programs and Residential settings.  Experience with menu planning and therapeutic diets in a healthcare setting required.  Must have strong clinical, organizational and communication skills; ability to function well in a fast paced mental health/eating disorder environment and to collaborate with medical, nursing and multidisciplinary treatment teams.                     

License/Certification

Registered Dietician

Please visit our website at www.waldenbehavioralcare.com to learn more about our services. 

Interested candidates should email their curriculum vitae to resume@waldenbehavioralcare.com to be considered for this opportunity. EOE