Diet Technician, Eating Disorders- Residential

at Center For Discovery
Location Fairfield
Date Posted August 5, 2022
Category Engineering
Job Type Not Specified

Description

Job Description

The Diet Technician consults with the Registered Dietitian to ensure implementation of the best standard of nutrition and dietary services. Responsibilities include dietary support, grocery budget allocation, client menu planning, maintaining a clean and well stocked kitchen, cooking and baking as needed, and appropriately discerning between appropriate and inappropriate client eating behaviors. This experience will prepare you to be a Registered Dietitian with hands on experience, learning from dedicated professionals, and working closely with a complex population.

Responsibilities

Provide dietary support, client menu planning, maintenance of a secure and encouraging mealtime, advising on food preparation as necessary, and appropriately discerning between appropriate and inappropriate client eating behaviors

Consult with the Registered Dietitian to ensure implementation of the best standard of nutrition and dietary services

Monitor client consumption of appropriate exchange pattern

Enforce dietary program and advise clients appropriately on food choices

Ability to lead appropriate and relevant nutrition education groups that are engaging and appropriate

Demonstrate understanding of the medical consequences of eating disorders, the hazards of re-feeding and how to avoid complications

Ability to implement specific dietary exchange patterns through knowledge of portion size and caloric recommendations set by the Registered Dietitian

Ability to maintain professional boundaries with staff and clients

This is a part time position at one of our residential eating disorder programs. For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at (url removed).

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