Registered Dietitian- Part Time (Nashville, TN)

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REGISTERED DIETITIAN, PART-TIME

We are seeking an expert in the field who continues to learn and grow as science catches up with what we’ve known all along---dieting does not work! Our practice is weight inclusive and subscribes to HAES, or health at every size. We do not tout meal plans and self-control; rather, we seek to partner with our clients to provide individualized plans to improve health behaviors and determine wellness on an individual level.

POSITION SUMMARY/DESCRIPTION:

The NNP Dietitian provides medical nutrition therapy and nutrition counseling to clients using a non-diet, Health At Every Size approach. As the client’s lead nutrition advocate, they collaborate with physicians, therapists, and other healthcare team members for the purpose of providing the best care experience. When not working one-on-one with clients, NNP Dietitians participate in and lead various projects within the company in support of the vision to transform the way clinicians practice and the way clients think about and experience their health. NNP Dietitians maintain their expertise in nutrition by staying up to date with the latest nutritional research, intensely listening to and learning from their clients’ lived experiences, and leaning on the knowledge and wisdom of respected colleagues. In addition to being a great communicator, critical thinker, and leader, an NNP Dietitian is also innovative and highly self-motivated.

REPORTS TO: Chief Clinical Officer

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Manage a caseload of between 12 - 15 client sessions per week

  • Provide medical nutrition therapy and nutrition counseling to clients using a non-diet, Health At Every Size approach.

  • Use sound judgment and critical thinking when making client assessments and providing counseling to clients.

  • Collaborate with treatment teams and clients in a timely and effective way.

  • Contribute to marketing, community outreach, and consulting assignments as needed.

  • Keep open, frequent communication with all members of the NNP team and participate in team meetings.

  • Engage in and invest time and resources to ongoing professional learning, networking, and growth.

  • Performs other related duties and special projects as required.

  • Have fun! This work is serious, but there is a lot of fun and enjoyment to be had or we’ll all burn out.

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

The ideal applicant has a basic working knowledge of the following:

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Health at Every Size and Intuitive Eating philosophies and principles

  • Ethics of the dietetics profession

  • Reading and interpreting research studies

  • Nutrition counseling

  • Strong organizational and communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize independently

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to think critically and problem solve in challenging and complex situations

  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, multidisciplinary, team-oriented environment

  • Ability to create space for your own mental, emotional and physical well-being

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, licensed in the state of Tennessee

  • Strong verbal and written and interpersonal communication skills

  • Proven organizational and time management skills

  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently

  • Computer proficiency and intermediate to advanced skills using G Suite (Gmail, google drive, google calendar, etc.)

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to clients’ needs, demonstrating a high level of professionalism and maturity

  • Able to take initiative without direct supervision

  • Empathetic, compassionate, and patient

  • Self-aware so you’re able to learn, grow and take care of yourself

  • Friendly and excited to be a part of the NNP team!

LICENSES/CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with the Commission on Dietetic Registration

  • Licensed to practice as an RDN in the State of Tennessee

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

TO APPLY: Email resume to hello@nashvillenutritionpartners.com


Tamara Melton