Spaulding Academy & Family Services is very pleased to share that we have a Registered Dietitian position available, to work with our students, their families and our staff. The individual in this role will create meal plans according to our student’s dietary restrictions and requirements. The primary duty will include establishing short and long-term health goals with students, and will be responsible for teaching the students, their families and our staff about health and nutrition and developing effective nutritional and exercise plans for students.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities:
Counsel students, families and staff on student dietary issues and promote healthy eating habits
Develop nutrition plans while considering the students likes and dislikes as well as their needs, and determine a plan of action to be approved by the treatment team
Evaluate if the meal plans have a positive effect on the students’ health and treatment plan goals
Create educational material about healthy eating habits in a student friendly manner to be shared with our students, staff and families
Stay current with the latest nutritional research and communicate this to the medical and food service teams
Speak to groups about the importance of nutrition to prevent specific diseases during staff and individual student meetings
Provide documentation of student’s plans, progress and follow up
Education, Experience & Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree in dietetics, foods, nutrition or related field required
Licensed or license eligible is also required
At least 2 years’ experience working with a diverse population preferred
Attention to detail is key
Excellent verbal and written communication
Ability to work closely with clients
Good research and analysis skills
Positive interpersonal skills
In-depth knowledge of different dietary allergies and restrictions
An understanding of food science and how it affects the body
Spaulding proudly supports staff wellness by offering a very generous benefits package, free meals and free coffee in our dining hall, an on-site fitness center available to staff 24/7, several employee appreciation events through the year, and beautiful walking trails throughout our spectacular campus. To apply for the Registered Dietitian role, please submit a resume, cover letter and three references to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We invite you to visit our informative website at www.spauldingservices.org to learn more about how we support our exceptional students and their families toward a successful future.
Spaulding Academy & Family Services is committed to maintaining a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age or veteran status.