Clinical Dietitian

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Centurion Health
Published
April 25, 2022
Location
Atascadero, California
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Clinical Dietitian

  • Atascadero, California
  • Therapeutic Staff
  • 28446

Job Description

OverviewMHM Services of California, a Centurion company, is proud to provide healthcare staffing to the California Department of State Hospitals.

 

We are currently seeking a part-time or full-time Clinical Dietitian to join our team at the Atascadero State Hospital located in Atascadero, California.

Responsibilities

The Clinical Dietitian works under the direction of the Assistant Director of Nutrition Services on a multidisciplinary team to provide medical nutrition therapy to forensic clients, patients, or inmates in a state facility. Responsibilities include developing and implementing nutritional care plans based on nutritional history and assessments, assisting and advising clinical personnel on any special nutritional needs, interpreting prescriptions for special diets, authorizing substitution or modification of special diets, assisting in the selection and training or dietary staff, planning and conducting in-service training programs for food personnel, and additional duties as needed.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge of principles, practices and theories of nutrition and dietetics, methods of planning, preparing and serving food to a large number of persons; and special nutrition-related requirements (age-specific, culture, ethnicity, social, religion/creed) of mentally or developmentally disabled persons
  • Ability to apply the principles and practices of nutrition and dietetics, assess nutritional status to develop nutrition care plans, communicate nutritional data to the written record and to the health care team, explain dietetic requirements to clients/patients, staff and others, keep records and prepare reports, and analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
  • Current CPR certification
  • Valid registration with the Commission of Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics required

Available Shift

Monday through Friday 8am-4:30pm, no weekends or holidays

Benefits

We offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits for our full-time team members including:

  • Health, dental, vision, disability and life insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Continuing Education benefits
  • Much more...

About Us

Centurion Health contracts with state and local governments nationwide to provide comprehensive healthcare services to correctional facilities, state hospitals, and other community settings. Our dedication to making a difference and our passionate team of the best and the brightest healthcare employees has made us one of the leaders of the correctional health industry. Whether you are driven by purpose and impact or on a journey of professional growth, our opportunities can offer both.

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MHM Services, Inc. d/b/a Centurion Group, Inc. (“Centurion”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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