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NOW Registered Dietitian

Company: Memorial Healthcare
Location: Owosso
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:

JOB SUMMARYThe Registered Dietitian is an integral member of the NOW center wellness team. Directly provides personalized, scientific- based nutritional education for members of wellness facility. Serves as a nutrition expert and advocates for wellness for all members. Provides both one on one and group counseling, with minimal supervision. Ensure excellent customer service to all guest of the NOW center. Responsible for developing and implementing nutrition demonstrations to a diverse population. Provide expert guidance to allow for safe and desired client-centered personal nutrition outcomes. Strives for superior performance of the NOW center by consistently providing excellent customer service to clients and staff that is recognized as ultimately contributing to the wellness experience. Recognizes and demonstrates understanding of community centered care. PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIESAssess, plan and execute personalize nutrition plans for a variety of fitness level clients.Conduct nutritional assessment on all new clients. Serve as the nutrition expert for the wellness facility by participating in local media events, social networking and live food demonstrations. Develop and deliver disease-specific nutritional workshops.Collect and interpret data on clients' fitness/nutrition progress and goals.Provide safe and effective nutritional recommendations though scientific-based evidence guidelines. Demonstrate and model best practice guidance though continued education supported though the ADA.In conjunction with the Wellness Team, develop and effectively present nutrition education across a variety of platforms for health fairs, lunch and learns, patient specific diet needs and caf-- wellness as needed. Keep assessment areas organized, clean and inviting. Provide guidance to customer service front desk staff as needed.Participate in monthly staff meetings and staffing schedules. Reporting of sales trends, client wellness data and community areas of interest to NOW center leadership team. Drive client sales with knowledge of center and areas of opportunities.Provide tour of facility and services to new/ potential members/ community groups.Communicate and coordinate with internal departments.Follow up on clients goals with supportive monitoring. Demonstrates knowledge of and supports hospital mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality statements, corporate compliance plan, customer service standards, and the code of ethical behavior.DEPARTMENTAL AND ADDITIONAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIESClient and member retentionClient and member satisfaction Ensure overall growth of NOW center Other duties as assignedJOB SPECIFICATIONSEDUCATIONCurrently hold an active Registered Dietitian license though the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), with ability to practice in the state of Michigan. Certification in CPR/AED/ First Aid with the AHA only. Must be obtained within 30 days of hiring. EXPERIENCEKnowledge of customer service principles and practices. Extensive knowledge of integrative nutrition, physiology and anatomy and nutrition program implementation.Preferred experience in the wellness or outpatient setting with one on one and group educational skills. Preferred experience with media promotion and social platforms. Knowledge of relevant computer applications and data tracking software.ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL ABILITIES/MOTOR SKILLSAble to travel independently throughout all Memorial Healthcare facilities.Small motor skills required for operating modern computer, office, and telephone equipment as utilized by Memorial Healthcare (MHC).Able to provide walking tours of Wellness Center daily. Ability to stand for extended periods of time. Ability to be flexible in work environments- such as front desk and wellness floor. Willingness to work early mornings, nights and weekends as needed for special events. ESSENTIAL TECHNICAL ABILITIESProficiency using modern office, computer and telephone equipmentas used by Memorial Healthcare.Industry standard data tracking systems and software programs. Use of NOW center membership program.Use of NOW center website and social media accounts. ESSENTIAL MENTAL ABILITIESAbility to adapt and maintain focus in fast paced, quickly changing or stressful situations.Ability to read and interpret a variety of client data programs.Self-driven and effective problem solving skills.Ensure positive customer service environment with all clients, members and staff.ESSENTIAL SENSORY REQUIREMENTSAble to see for the purpose of reading information received in formats including but not limited to paper, computer, reports, bulletins, updates, manuals.Able to hear for work-related purposes.Able to be in a loud, crowded environment for extended period of time.INTERPERSONAL SKILLSAbility to interact with co-workers, hospital staff, administration, patients, physicians, the public and all internal and external customers in a professional and effective, courteous and tactful manner, at all times, physically, verbally and in all written and electronic communication. Required to remain calm when adversity is encountered.Open, honest, and tactful communication skills.Ability to work as a team member in all activities.Positive, cooperative and motivated attitude.

Keywords: Memorial Healthcare, Flint , NOW Registered Dietitian, Healthcare , Owosso, Michigan

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