I’m so excited to write this post today because I’ve got exciting news to share: Kara Lydon Nutrition is hiring a registered dietitian to join its growing team! If you’re passionate about helping people heal their relationships with food and their bodies, this job is for you! We practice evidence-based nutrition counseling under the paradigms of intuitive eating and Health at Every Size. We see clients who have eating disorders, disordered eating, digestive disorders, and general health and wellness concerns. We also run the food and healthful lifestyle blog, The Foodie Dietitian.
You don’t need to have a ton of experience in these areas but you must have a keen passion and interest and eagerness to learn, grow and evolve. And if you do have experience in these areas, even better! More important than the knowledge base or experience, is your general skillset and attitude. We’re looking for someone who is empathetic, compassionate, and mindful. Someone who is highly motivated and hard-working. Someone who is flexible and adaptable and has attention to detail. And someone with strong verbal and written communication skills. If this is sounding like you, I hope you will apply!
To give you more insight into our private practice, approach and values, please visit our nutrition counseling page and about page. I’m beyond thrilled to grow this team and to be able to offer nutrition counseling to more people who need support. If you’re not interested in this position but know someone who may be, I would be so grateful if you would pass this along.
And for the full job description and application instructions, see below!
Position Title: Registered Dietitian
Company: Kara Lydon Nutrition
Job Overview:Kara Lydon Nutrition is looking to hire a registered dietitian to join its growing team! You will be providing virtual outpatient nutrition counseling to clients with eating disorders, disordered eating, digestive disorders, and general health and wellness concerns. You will collaborate with clients’ treatment teams to coordinate care, and engage in continuing education and supervision to hone your skills and knowledge. In addition to 1:1 counseling, there are also opportunities to run support groups, assist in group creation, and provide marketing support. This is a part-time position that could evolve into full-time.
About the Company:Kara Lydon Nutrition is a weight-inclusive nutrition private practice specializing in intuitive eating and the treatment of eating disorders and disordered eating. Our clinicians are trauma-informed and social justice-minded. We are currently 100% virtual but may offer a hybrid (remote/in-person) model in the future. We offer regular individual and group supervision, scheduling and billing support, professional memberships, and opportunities for continuing education.
Job Responsibilities: 1. Utilize medical nutrition therapy and evidence-based care to provide effective and ethical nutrition counseling to clients.2. Coordinate care with other members of treatment teams in professional manner.3. Engage in regular supervision and continuing education to hone skills and knowledge base.4. Coordinate with other members of Kara Lydon Nutrition team for administrative logistics.5. Provide accurate documentation for client visits.6. Run support groups, assist in group creation, and provide marketing support, if applicable.
Required Work Experience:Preference given to those who have experience working within the eating disorder field. Preference given to applicants with experience and/or interest in working with adolescents.
Required Skills:• Knowledgeable of the principles of Intuitive Eating and their applications• Familiarity of and alignment with principles of Health At Every Size®• Experience utilizing motivational interviewing and other counseling techniques (CBT, ACT, IFS, etc.)• Ability to analyze research studies and communicate findings• Strong verbal and written communication skills• Detail-oriented, hard-working, and highly motivated• Ability to work independently and as part of a team• Critical thinking and problem solving• Ability to engage in own self-care practices• Eagerness to learn and grow• Empathetic, compassionate, and mindful• Self-aware• Adaptable and flexible
Education:• Registered Dietitian and licensed in state of Massachusetts• Bachelor of Science or Master of Science in Nutrition
Compensation: Competitive rate based on qualifications and experience
Starting Date: February 2023
To Apply:1. Submit a cover letter stating why you’d be a good fit for this position as well as a resume/CV (including social media accounts, if applicable).2. Email applications to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 3rd.