Acadia Healthcare Dietician- PRN in Henderson, Nevada

Seven Hills Hospital brings a world of compassion, hope and best practice medical care to the people who need it the most. We are a growing, private, 134-bed psychiatric hospital that is dedicated to providing high-quality care for adults, geriatrics, and adolescents (ages 11-17) who are suffering from behavioral health and chemical dependency issues. Our patients recover at our new, state-of-the art medical facility in the Seven Hills area of Henderson, Nevada. Henderson is one of the fastest growing cities in the US and is located just 7 miles from the famed Las Vegas Strip and a couple of miles from beautiful Lake Mead.

Seven Hills Hospital is part of Acadia Healthcare system, a provider of behavioral health services throughout the US.

Join the team of highly dedicated mental health professionals. We are presently looking for a PRN Dietician to work Tuesdays and Wednesdays, who will administer Dietary programs, policies and procedures which include several functional areas. This position will serve as expert in the use of food and nutrition to promote health and manage disease.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.

  • Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans, diet modifications and food selection and preparation.

  • Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.

  • Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient.

  • Promote better health by speaking to groups about diet, nutrition and the relationship between good eating habits and preventing or managing specific diseases.

  • May also monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards.

Qualifications:

EDUCATION

Bachelor's degree from an accredited University in Dietetics, Nutrition or similar field acceptable for licensure.

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Licensed as a Dietician in the state of Nevada in Good Standing

EXPERIENCE

Working with the population of the facility preferred. Experience with Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse strongly preferred in facilities working with those patient populations.

No Agency calls please.

Seven Hills Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer