The Lead Dietitian is responsible for coordination of all dietetic services at Veritas- Dunwoody, GA as well as insuring consistency of nutrition protocol and philosophy across all Veritas facilities.
Lead dietitian for assigned facility and is the departmental representative for the dietitians to staff, patients, patients’ families and vendors.
Ensures efficient and functional management of facility dietetic services by:
Hiring and training dietitians for assigned facility.
Onboarding dietitians with appropriate tools, resources and information to successfully perform their roles
Schedules dietitians within ratios and budget
Assigns dietitians caseloads
Providing clinical supervision to dietitians at assigned facility
Liaise with assigned facility chef to develop menus and culinary experiences
Communicates and coordinates with assigned facility chef to insure that all menus meet the nutritional needs of patients
Collaborates with Sr. Director of Nutrition and Culinary Services to establish nutrition care policies and protocols that meet evidence-based nutrition practice for treating eating disorders:
Contributes to nutrition care protocols based on evidence based nutrition practice
Trains dietitians at assigned facility to implement and practice using company nutrition care protocols
Trains dietitians at assigned facility to implement nutrition protocols and to provide high quality nutrition education groups
Contributes to program development for Veritas nutrition services
Coordinates enrichment training for facility dietitians
Collaborates with Chef at assigned facility to ensure consistent and appropriate nutritional contents of meals and snacks.
In collaboration with Human Resources, provide supervision, support and coaching to employees. Other supervisory activities include (but are not limited to):
Interviewing, hiring, goal development, onboarding and insuring continuous training requirements and compliance items are met.
1:1 and team meetings to discuss successes, challenges, new projects, innovations, company changes, etc.
Timely coaching and disciplinary action (delivery and documentation), as needed
Completing performance reviews for employees within company designated timeframes
Maintain employee’s timecards in Payroll system, insuring the correct hours are accounted for, and paid-time off request are promptly addressed.
Assists the Sr. Director of Nutrition and Culinary Services to develop quality monitoring activities to insure excellence in dietetic practice for all facilities.
Contributes to outreach activities.
All other duties as assigned by direct or indirect management.
Registered Dietitian Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree preferred.
Active member in the American Dietetic Association required.
Current Certifications Required or ability to obtain certifications of: Basic Life Saving (BLS)/Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), First Aid (FA), Crisis Prevention Intervention (CPI Blue Card).
Current registration in dietetics/nutrition.
At least one year of clinical experience in a behavioral health setting.
At least two years experience in clinical management.
At least 3 years experience in treating eating disorders preferred.
Strong knowledge of EMR systems; Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Suite; and other electronic platforms.
Veritas Collaborative is a growing, mission-driven organization with a singular vision: a world in which all persons with eating disorders and their families have access to best-practice care and hold hope for a cure. We expect a lot out of our Registered Dietitians; that’s why we hire people who share our passion for leaving the world a better a place than we found it. If you find yourself drawn to a stimulating, innovative environment, you’ll be happy you chose to work at Veritas Collaborative. We share a common belief that eating disorders are lethal, but they don’t have to be.