Full Time Eating Disorder Specialist Dietitian
Ramey Nutrition - Seattle, WA

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ABOUT RAMEY NUTRITION

Located in Seattle’s University District, with a new location available in Shoreline, Ramey Nutrition is a nutrition clinic offering individual and group nutrition counseling, support groups, yoga, and fitness. We take a patient-centered approach by listening to patient needs, providing nutritional and emotional support and individualizing treatment for our patients. Our methodology is unique in that we focus less on the food and more on the issues that become barriers to creating positive and healthy food and body image changes in our patient’s life.
While our current patient services primarily consist of Eating Disorders Recovery, Diabetes Management, and Weight-Management, it is our desire and goal to build a strong enough team to assist patients with any nutrition-related issue. The Eating Disorder Specialist Dietitian (EDSD) at Ramey Nutrition will play a vital role in working with individuals recovering from an eating disorder by providing compassionate, genuine, honest, and unwavering support to promote a full and life-long recovery.

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JOB DESCRIPTION

-Patient Responsibilities

*Supports and guides patients through the recovery process in one-on-one sessions
*Utilizes various counseling techniques and activities to challenge disordered thoughts related, but not limited to: food/nutrition, body image, disordered behaviors/rituals
*Develops individualized goals related, but not limited to: food/nutrition, body image, disordered behaviors/rituals
~Participates in and counsels patient with food or body image challenge outings
*Constructs personalized care plans according to patient need
*Participates in family sessions with the Clinical Director and/or the patient’s therapist
*Documents interactions from session according to Ramey Nutrition standard of care
-Care Coordination Responsibilities
*Acts as liaison between patient and Clinical Director
*Acts as liaison between patient and Patient Care Coordinator
*Acts as liaison between patient and Administrative Assistant
-General Responsibilities
*Participates in bi-weekly meetings with Clinical Director
*Participates in monthly all staff meetings
*Maintains daily log of hours and productivity

QUESTIONS: Please answer and include the following questions with your resume

1.What makes us (Ramey Nutrition) unique in our approach with eating disorder recovery? How are you unique in your thoughts on and approach with eating disorder recovery?
2.What makes a behavior or food choice disordered? Please give examples.
3.What challenges might you run into and how might you handle such challenges, with the eating disorder population? Please give an example.
4.Complete this sentence: When working with the patient I focus on ______________ (OK to list)
5.What are your thoughts and experiences on meal plans in regards to working with individuals recovering from an eating disorder? Please be specific.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors or Master’s degree in nutrition
  • Registered Dietitian
  • Certified Dietitian through the Washington State Department of Health (or obtained within 14 days of hire)
  • One (1) year experience working as a Registered Dietitian
  • Experience working with and a strong desire to work within the field of eating disorder recovery
  • Strong therapeutic counseling teaching and leadership skills
  • Ability to work well independently with little supervision
  • Excellent listening and communication skills

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Certified Dietitian
  • Familiar with and interested in the emotional impact of nutrition-related issues
  • Practical experience in nutrition counseling
  • Ability to prioritize work and handle multiple tasks
  • Experience in and comfortable with leading groups

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Ramey Nutrition is the leading progressive medical nutrition organization with a vision of providing the highest quality care to people...