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  1. Full-time
  2. Technicians
  3. Center for Discovery
  4. Newark

Diet Technician, Eating Disorders, Virtual

  1. Full-time
  2. Technicians
  3. Center for Discovery
  4. Newark

Job description


Company Description

Discovery Behavioral Health (DBH) is a national leader in behavioral healthcare and one of the fastest growing companies in the field. DBH offers world-class treatment for those struggling with eating, mental health, and substance use disorders, and places a high priority on seeking employees who share our passion for improving the lives we serve.

Since 1997, Center for Discovery, DBH’s eating disorder division, has helped thousands of patients discover their path to the full and rewarding lives they deserve with evidence-based and inclusive treatment options.

Compensation Range: $16-18

Compensation will be dependent upon geographic region, education, and experience 

Our Offer to You!

We are dedicated to empowering our teammates with their professional and personal development by providing:

  • 401(k)
  • Healthcare benefits
  • Vacation and sick days
  • Employee referral program
  • Employee discounts to various stores, amusement parks, events, etc.
  • Training in best practices for telehealth
  • Continuing education (CE) programs and training
  • Weekly training opportunities
  • Advancement opportunities within the organization

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

This is a full-time, virtual position working 11AM-7PM for our eating disorder outpatient program in Orlando, FL. 

For a virtual tour of the facility, please visit our website at centerfordiscovery.com.


Qualifications

  • Education or relevant experience in the field of nutrition and/or food service preferred
  • Must possess a current Driver’s License and be in good standing. 

Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? Apply anyway! To provide truly innovative care, we need to have a diverse team around us. That’s why Discovery Behavioral Health is committed to creating an inclusive environment. If you find yourself meeting some but not all the above, we’d be happy to consider your application.  


Additional Information

We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.

For more information about our company benefits, please visit us at discoverybehavioralhealth.com/careers/

Discovery Behavioral Health seeks to build a diverse staff that is reflective of the patients we serve and the communities where we work. DBH encourages multiple perspectives, experiences, and strives to hire and retain a diverse workforce.

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