About the Job

Job Title

Registered Dietitian

Job Category

Clinical Dietitian

Company

Apollo Endosurgery
Austin, Texas 93013
http://www.apolloendo.com

Job Description and Requirements

Hiring 2 Part-Time positions (20 hrs/week)


The Dietitian Coach will provide monthly individual and group nutrition counseling and education to support the weight loss efforts of ORBERAÃî System patients over the course of the 12-month program. This involves monitoring and evaluating patient progress based primarily on their eating and exercise habits and providing customized health coaching to individuals based on their specific needs and goals. In addition, the Dietitian Coach will help manage the entire book of patients registered on ORBERAÃî Coach to maximize utilization and success with the program.



SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES:

* Provides advice and instruction for fitness, good nutrition, and management of weight, stress, and health into a participants lifestyle.
* Conducts monthly 1:1 sessions with each assigned patient to help them learn and maintain healthy lifestyle habits (e.g., nutrition, fitness and behavior modification) and stay on track with their weight loss goals.
* Conducts monthly group sessions as assigned to a group of ORBERA Coach Patients to help solidify their healthy behavior in a supportive group setting.
* Develops resources to support educational efforts.
* Works independently and establishes, monitors and achieves goals with minimal supervision.
* Creates an electronic summary on the ORBERA Coach portal records for each 1:1 session.
* Develops strong relationships based upon trust with individual participants.
* Communicates with patients and physicians via the Coach portal to answer questions and report on progress.
* Works in concert with other Dietitians to manage the entire book of patients to maximize program utilization and success.

PREFERRED SKILLS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

* Registered Dietitian with certification/licensure
* Minimum of 1 year of clinical dietetics and/or nutrition counseling experience
* Health Coaching experience strongly preferred
* Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to effectively interact with persons from a variety of backgrounds and experiences in a professional, diplomatic, and courteous manner
* Excellent analytical/critical thinking skills, including the ability to identify problems, research and analyze issues from different perspectives, organize information, reach sound conclusions, and make appropriate decisions.
* Highly organized and proficient individual that can work quickly and with little direction
* Proficient computer skills, including but not limited to; Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer and Outlook
* English/Spanish bilingual capability preferred

Interested candidates can apply online at:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7e347ac6-edfb-45b0-8482-7868ec1bd0c9&sid=YXBvbGxvZW5kbw%3D%3D&jobId=202877â©=en_US&source=CC2

Contact

HR Manager
Interested candidates can apply online at:
https://workforcenow.adp.com/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=7e347ac6-edfb-45b0-8482-7868ec1bd0c9&sid=YXBvbGxvZW5kbw%3D%3D&jobId=202877â©=en_US&source=CC2

[posted Mar 23, 2018]

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