Functional Medicine Registered Dietitian Full Time
Employer: Pacific Solstice Integrative Clinic
Location: Mission Viejo, California

Description
The nutritionist at Pacific Solstice can be an RD, Certified Nutritionist or (IFM) Certified in Functional Medicine as a Practitioner. The role is integrative and critical to patient success as they bolster their mental health in our unique program.

Contact us if you are passionate about integrative care and nutrition and mental health.You can apply on the website: https://pacificsolstice.com
Email resume to: patriciadejesus@pacificsolstice.com
Phone: 949.402.9520

Responsibilities:
-Case management
-Facilitate group treatment modalities within scope of practice as assigned by the clinical team, using approved curriculum and standard group facilitation techniques
-Conduct all initial assessment of new patient and develop initial nutrition treatment plan
-Develop care plans in a timely manner as prescribed by program policies and procedures using data from all assessments and input from treatment team reviews and updates treatment plans for assigned patients on a timely basis as prescribed in the program policies and procedures
-Effectively utilize treatment planning meetings to review proper problem problems, progress and discharge plan for all assigned patients
-Enter progress notes within the established time frame for all assigned patients
-Help patient reach treatment goals
-Document incidents or unusual occurrences at the time it happens
-Monitor medical records for all assigned patients to ensure patient safety and overall care coordination
-Complete discharge summaries for all assigned patients in a timely manner as prescribed by program policies and procedures
-Experience and confidence identifying and implementing evidence based practices through trauma informed care lens
-Effectively gather information to the pt and family benefit
-Effectively assist patients in advocating for their needs
-Effectively coordinate with nurse, attending physician or PA-C regarding treatment plan, progress and discharge plans
-Follows mandatory reporting laws for children , disabled or older adults and other protected populations in a timely manner as indicated by California Regulations
-Regularly follows all individual and group billing procedures and accurately enters information on correct form
-Manage patient crisis situations

Requirements
-Active RN License, LVN with Nutrition experience and knowledge, IFM, Certificated Nutritionist or Registered Dietitian
-Must be in good standing in CA
-1-3 years post licensure clinical experience with mentally ill and/or developmentally disabled as well as SUD population
-Effective written/verbal communication in English
-Understanding of psychiatric diagnosis, terminology, and medical record charting basics
-Experience in group facilitation