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Registered Dietitian

Company: UHS
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Fairmount Behavioral Health Hospital provides comprehensive behavioral healthcare for adolescents, and adults suffering from mental health and addictive illnesses. Fairmount is a 239 bed, short-term, acute care hospital offering inpatient, partial and intensive outpatient hospitalization, as well as specialized treatment programs for chemical dependency. Fairmount has an excellent reputation as an innovative hospital with caring, dedicated staff, experienced in the delivery of behavioral healthcare. Located in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia, on a beautiful 27-acre campus, Fairmount is situated in close proximity to the Wissahickon Valley Park, offering a beautiful, peaceful setting with all the conveniences of the city nearby.
The Registered Dietitian is responsible for assuring quality nutritional care is provided to all patients in a manner consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Fairmount Behavioral Health System and the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.
Fairmount Behavioral Health Hospital offers comprehensive for out full time and part time employees, such as:

  • Challenging and rewarding work environment
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Excellent Medical, Dental, Vision, and Prescription Drug Plan
  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401(K) with company match and discounted stock plan
  • Career development opportunities within UHS and its Subsidiaries
    Master's Degree from an ACEND-accredited program in Nutrition & Dietetics required. At least one year of clinical dietitian experience in a health care facility preferred; prior work with a mental health population strongly desired. Maintain current registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration as a Registered Dietitian. Licensure as a Dietitian/Nutritionist in Pennsylvania. Knowledge of age-appropriate nutritional assessments and screenings, nutritional counseling and education, menu planning, and food and drug interactions. Performs comprehensive, evidence based nutrition assessments with corresponding nutriton care and follow up per established timeframes. Provides appropriate individual and group education to patients and staff. Participates in menu planning to ensure compliance with regulatory standards.
    EEO Statement
    All UHS subsidiaries are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates. UHS subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and as such, openly support and fully commit to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion and compensation of individuals without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), genetic information, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
    We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.
    At UHS and all our subsidiaries, our Human Resources departments and recruiters are here to help prospective candidates by matching skillset and experience with the best possible career path at UHS and our subsidiaries. We take pride in creating a highly efficient and best in class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card or bank information, etc.) from you via email. The recruiters will not email you from a public webmail client like Hotmail, Gmail, Yahoo Mail, etc. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning UHS or its subsidiaries, let us know by contacting us at: or 1-800-852-3449.

Keywords: UHS, Philadelphia , Registered Dietitian, Healthcare , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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