Registered Bariatric Dietitian
The Bariatric Dietitian provides medical nutrition therapy that is integrated and consistent with patient medical goals. This includes nutrition assessment, nutrition diagnosis, developing and implementing nutrition interventions, nutrition education and monitoring and evaluating patient progress.
The Bariatric Dietitian works collaboratively with another full-time Dietitian and a team of two Surgeons, two Physician Assistants, two in-office Psychologists, one Medical Weight Loss Provider and one part-time Bariatric Coordinator.
This is an opportunity to function as an independent Provider with continuity of care – seeing your patient panel throughout their bariatric program journey. This role will teach group classes, in addition to seeing patients one-on-one.
This role qualifies for a sign-on bonus of up to $15,000.
Join a team committed to improving the health of the communities that we serve!
This is a full-time (1.0 FTE), non-exempt position.Work schedule is weekdays, Monday-Friday.
- Privileging through medical staff required.
- Bachelors degree in nutrition and clinical dietetics.
- New Mexico Dietetics License required.
- Registered Dietitian credential through the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
- One to three years experience in nutrition preferable, but will consider new a graduate.
- Provides medical nutrition therapy that is integrated and consistent with patient medical goals which includes nutrition assessment, nutrition diagnosis, developing and implementing nutrition interventions, nutrition education and monitoring and evaluating patient progress.
- Provides nutrition counseling based on individual needs, evaluates patient/family knowledge and readiness to learn using effective interview methods.
- Meets educational needs of food service, medical staff and/or professional staff related to dietary needs and nutrition.
- Population served may include neonates, pediatrics, adults and geriatrics.
- Performs other functions as required.
We offer more than the standard benefits! Presbyterian employees gain access to a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more! Learn more about our employee benefits: https://www.phs.org/careers/employee-benefits/Pages/default.aspx Why work at Presbyterian? As an organization, we are committed to improving the health of our communities. From hosting growers' markets to partnering with local communities, Presbyterian is taking active steps to improve the health of New Mexicans. For our employees, we offer a robust wellness program, including free access to our on-site and community-based gyms, nutrition coaching and classes, wellness challenges and more. Presbyterian's story is really the story of the remarkable people who choose to work here. The hard work of our physicians, nurses, employees, board members and volunteers grew Presbyterian from a tiny tuberculosis sanatorium to a statewide healthcare system that serves more than 875,000 New Mexicans. About Presbyterian Healthcare Services Presbyterian Healthcare Services exists to improve the health of patients, members and the communities we serve. We are a locally owned, not-for-profit healthcare system of nine hospitals, a statewide health plan and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Founded in New Mexico in 1908, we are the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 employees - including more than 1,600 providers and nearly 4,700 nurses. Our health plan serves more than 580,000 members statewide and offers Medicare Advantage, Medicaid (Centennial Care) and Commercial health plans. About Our Regional Delivery System Presbyterian's Regional Delivery System is a network of six hospitals and medical centers throughout rural New Mexico including locations in Clovis, Espanola, Ruidoso, Santa Fe, Socorro and Tucumcari. Our regional facilities are home to more than 1,600 clinical and non-clinical employees who help make Presbyterian the state's largest private employer with nearly 14,000 statewide employees. With a variety of services ranging from general surgery to pediatrics to heart and cancer care, our regional employees are proud to provide close-to-home care for their communities. We are part of New Mexico's history - and committed to its future. That is why we will continue to work just as hard and care just as deeply to serve New Mexico for years to come. About New Mexico New Mexico continues to grow steadily in population and features a low cost-of living. Varied landscapes bring filmmakers here from around the world to capture a slice of the natural beauty New Mexicans enjoy every day. Our landscapes are as diverse as our culture - from mountains, forests, canyons, and lakes, to caverns, hot springs and sand dunes. New Mexico offers endless recreational opportunities to explore and enjoy an active lifestyle. Venture off the beaten path, challenge your body in the elements, or open yourself up to the expansive sky. From hiking, golfing and biking to skiing, snowboarding and boating, it's all available among our beautiful wonders of the west. AA/EOE/VET/DISABLED. PHS is a drug-free and tobacco-free employer with smoke free campuses.