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Current Openings

Radiant Nutrition – Registered Dietitian

Position Title
Registered Dietitian
Hiring Organization
Radiant Nutrition LLC
Location
Knoxville, TN
Type of Position
Contract (Part to full-time, depending on client referrals and candidate’s ability and desire to grow their caseload/hours; *Please note, this position does not have healthcare benefits or guaranteed hours)
Candidate Requirements
-Registered Dietitian with CDR -Licensed (or willing to obtain licensure) in the state of Tennessee
-Prefer experience in the area of eating disorders/disordered eating.
-Maintains active professional liability insurance as required by insurance companies
Brief Job Description
We are seeking a contract dietitian to join a growing private practice in Knoxville, TN.

This person must have experience with and a passion for working with adolescents and adults with eating disorders, disordered eating, body weight/image concerns, diabetes, GI issues and nutrition for wellness. We are also looking for a dietitian who is (HAES) Health At Every Size and intuitive eating informed and utilizes evidence based practices.
The benefits of this position include joining an established and growing private practice, make-your-own hours, determine your own caseload, access to an office space in Knoxville, clinical consultation, and competitive compensation.
Radiant Nutrition will provide referrals, electronic health record, insurance billing, access to a furnished office space (if located in Knoxville) and professional supervision. The candidate needs to be licensed in the state of Tennessee, but may reside anywhere within the U.S. The candidate will be credentialed with BCBS, Aetna, Cigna and/or other insurance companies.
Provide individual counseling sessions and maintaining appropriate documentation in Simple Practice (EMR), care coordination, and attending supervision as needed.
Provide client centered medical nutrition therapy to all clients in an empathetic and non-judgmental manner
Complete all record keeping in a timely manner and keep client charts up to date
Obtain medical records from other providers, including diagnosis codes required for insurance, as needed
Communicate with biller as indicated
Abide by all laws, rules, regulations, and code of ethics that apply to services rendered
Use excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in EMR documentation, scheduling, and other job duties
Ability to maintain professional boundaries
Communicate with a client’s treatment team as needed
Refer out to other providers when indicated
Able to independently handle their own schedule, stay self-motivated and hard working.

The candidate will engage in continuing education in the field to maintain professional competency and skills required for professional practice, in addition to being passionate about and advocating for size inclusivity.
It is imperative that the candidate:
Be self-aware
Maintain appropriate boundaries with clients
Not engage in dieting or have rigid food/movement beliefs or practices
Demonstrate understanding of and sensitivity towards clients’ diversity in culture, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender expression, weight, and size.

Applications will be accepted until:
June 10, 2022
Interested candidates should apply by:
  • In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter detailing how your experience, interests, training, and qualifications make you an ideal candidate for this position to peggy@radiant-nutrition.com
Contact’s Name (if applicable)
Peggy Pratt
Contact or Organization’s Email (if applicable)
peggy@radiant-nutrition.com

Registered Dietitian – East Tennessee Behavioral Health

Position Title
Registered Dietitian
Hiring Organization
East Tennessee Behavioral Health
Location
Knoxville, TN  – 1444 Old Weisgarber Road Knoxville, N 37909
Type of Position
Part-time
Candidate Requirements
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/SKILL REQUIREMENTS:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University in Dietetics, Nutrition or similar field acceptable for licensure.
Experience with Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse strongly preferred in facilities working with those patient populations.

LICENSES/DESIGNATIONS/CERTIFICATIONS:
Current registered dietician or registration as required by state or eligible for endorsement by the state in which the facility provides services.
ServSafe certification or similar food safety certification where required by the state or facility.

Brief Job Description
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.Approve patient menus and nutritional supplements.
Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans, diet modifications and food selection and preparation.
Provide nutritional assessments per facility policy and regulation.
Review and approve menus developed by the facility.
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.
Participate in treatment team as appropriate.
Review and approve facility diet manual annually in conjunction with medical staff.
Promote better health by speaking to groups about diet, nutrition and the relationship between good eating habits and preventing or managing specific diseases.
Monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards as needed.

Applications will be accepted until:
Until position is filled
Interested candidates should apply by:
  • Visiting our website
  • Sending a resume to the email address below
Online Application Link (if applicable)
Click Here to Apply
Contact’s Name (if applicable)
Stephen Sullivan
Contact or Organization’s Email (if applicable)
stephen.sullivan@acadiahealthcare.com

Clinical Dietitian – Fort Sanders Perinatal Center

Position Title
Dietitian, Perinatology
Hiring Organization
Covenant Health – Ft Sanders Perinatal Center
Location
Knoxville, TN  – Trustee Towers adjacent to Ft Sanders Regional Medical Center
Type of Position
Full-time
Candidate Requirements
– Minimum Education: None specified; however, must be sufficient to meet the standards for achievement of the below indicated license and/or certification as required by the issuing authority.
– Preferred: RD/LDN with a minimum of one year experience; CDCES (CDE) preferred or experience with diabetes education and treatment. CDCES within 18 months of hiring.
– Minimum Experience: One (1) year ADA approved experience or MS Nutrition plus six (6) months ADA approved experience.
– Licensure Requirement: Registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Must successfully complete registration exam (RD) and maintain credentials through continuing education.
Brief Job Description
Position Summary:
Educates and monitors nutritional care, manages physician ordered therapeutic diets. Provides nutritional education to Ft. Sanders Perinatal patients.

Responsibilities:
•Maintains established departmental policies and procedures, objectives, quality assurance program and safety standards.
• Documents all relevant aspects of nutritional care for patients in accordance with departmental standards.
• Performs nutritional assessments as determined.
• Attends health care team meetings regularly to discuss patient care needs.
• Educates patients on long term nutritional care through individual discussions, group classes and community speaking engagements.
• Writes modified diets and coordinates diet adaptations.
• Serves as an educational resource to nursing and medical personnel.
• Assists with care and maintenance of department equipment and supplies.
• Maintains department records, reports and files as required.
• Maintain professional growth and development through seminars, workshops and professional affiliations to keep abreast of latest trends in field of expertise.
• Attend meetings as required and participates on committees as directed. Attends and serves on professional/civic service organizations as hospital representative.
• Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

Applications will be accepted until:
Until position is filled
Interested candidates should apply by:
  • Visiting our website
  • Sending a resume to the email address below
Online Application Link (if applicable)
Click Here to Apply
Contact’s Name (if applicable)
Jenny Glenn, MPH RD LDN CDCES
Contact or Organization’s Email (if applicable)
jglenn2@covhlth.com

Extension Assistant-Evaluation, SNAP-Ed

Position Title
Extension Assistant-Evaluation
Hiring Organization
UT Extension
Location
Knoxville, TN
Type of Position
Full-time
Candidate Requirements
Submit a complete application packet which includes a 1) letter of interest, 2) a resume or curriculum vitae, 3) and official or unofficial transcripts showing degree(s) conferred.

Bachelor’s degree in the related subject matter to the discipline
• Three years’ experience with qualitative data collection and analysis
• Ability to collect, analyze, and report qualitative data
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office
• Communication Skills
• Training skills
• Ability to organize, apply sound judgment, work independently, communicate, and collaborate effectively with both interdisciplinary and interdisciplinary teams
• Shows a clear interest in the creative art and characteristics of teaching or scholarly activities
• Has an excellent scholastic record
• Shows promise in the ability to work well with colleagues and clientele
• Must show interest in the professional activities of the discipline in ways other than teaching and/or technical Extension work
• Knowledge of EXCEL and NVivo, preferred

Brief Job Description
Position Summary:
The duties of the Extension Assistant are as follows:
• Collect data for different program evaluation efforts related to evaluating the effectiveness of nutrition education programs. Coordinate program evaluation efforts to provide continuous program quality improvement such as collecting qualitative data such as success stories, conducting one-on-one and group interviews, and conducting observations of nutrition education programs
• Recruit adults and youth for program evaluation efforts
• Track nutrition education programming.
• Use EXCEL and NVivo to organize and analyze data
• Teach in-service training for agents and program assistants including the appropriate training methods including face-to-face and online
• Provide face-to-face training and technical assistance for Extension Program Assistants and Extension Family and Consumer Sciences agents about program evaluation and data collection procedures
• Assist with preparing reports for staff at county, regional and state levels
• Assist with required state and federal reports
• Use different methods to communicate program outcomes such as charts, graphs, and info-graphics
• Develop and prepare appropriate training materials and programs for personnel and clientele and deliver them in the most effective means possible while modeling exemplary teaching methods
• Keep current in assigned subject matter area and strive for professional improvement by means of study, seminars, professional meetings, and self-evaluation
Applications will be accepted until:
May 1, 2022
Interested candidates should apply by:
  • Visiting our website
  • Sending a resume to the email address below
Online Application Link (if applicable)
Click Here to Apply
Contact’s Name (if applicable)
Karen Franck
Contact or Organization’s Email (if applicable)
kfranck@utk.edu