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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Acadia Healthcare
Physical Address

Lemont, IL 60439
Job Description



Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling. Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans, diet modifications and food selection and preparation. Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life. Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient. Promote better health by speaking to groups about diet, nutrition and the relationship between good eating habits and preventing or managing specific diseases. May also monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards.


Performs other functions and tasks as assigned.


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University in Dietetics, Nutrition or similar field acceptable for licensure. Experience working with the population of the facility preferred. Experience with Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse strongly preferred in facilities working with those patient populations.


Current active professional license or eligible for endorsement by the state in which the facility provides services.




+ Bachelors or better

Licenses & Certifications


+ Reg Dietician



+ Registered Dietitian or Must be registration eligible and successfully pass Commission on Dietetic Registration exam within the first 6 months of employment.


+ Experience in mental health, particularly with Eating Disorders and Substance Abuse strongly preferred.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or © consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35©

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