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Dietitian/Nutritionist

Edgewood Health Network Inc

EHN Canada is the nation’s largest private network of industry-leading mental health, trauma, and addiction treatment facilities, each with a passion for providing quality treatment for Canadians. We are committed to both caring for our clients and supporting their loved ones. With over 100 years of collective experience, our inpatient, outpatient, and online programs are offered across the country, providing essential compassionate care to clients wherever they are.

EHN Canada prides themselves on providing both excellent and accessible care to all Canadians. Learn more at www.ehncanada.com . Be part of the work that’s changing lives At Sandstone, we are committed to helping our clients heal their relationship with food and their bodies.

We are looking for an experienced dietitian to support our eating disorder client population. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of the complexities of eating disorders and will be able to provide individualized nutrition counseling to our clients and their families. They will also be responsible for developing and leading group nutrition education sessions, as well as collaborating with the treatment team to create individualized meal plans.

The dietitian will be responsible for conducting regular assessments of clients’ progress and modifying treatment plans as needed. Duties & Responsibilities Perform comprehensive nutritional assessments with clients and their families, including diet histories, obtaining historical growth chart data from primary care doctors, and determining healthy weight range for clients. Work with clients one-on-one to assess their eating disorder and develop a personalized treatment plan.

Work with parents and caregivers to provide nutritional psychoeducation and support. Educate clients on the importance of nutrition for their physical and mental health. Monitor clients’ progress and adjust treatment plans as needed.

Collaborate with other members of the treatment team, such as medical staff, clinical therapists, support staff, nursing staff, etc. Keep detailed records of clients’ progress and treatment goals. Help clients develop healthy coping mechanisms for dealing with stress and triggers.

Promote body positivity and self-acceptance. Help clients work on their fears around food and eating. Assist clients in developing meal plans that meet their nutritional needs.

Support transition planning, including to the home environment and to alternate levels of care within the system. Required Skills and Qualifications Registered dietitian (RD) qualification Knowledge of eating disorder etiology Preferred 2 years of experience working with clients in a mental health setting, experience with eating disorders in inpatient or outpatient settings and experience working in adolescents and young adults considered an asset. Experience leading groups and facilitating individual assessments considered an asset.

Knowledge of evidence-based treatments for eating disorders, including but not limited to family-based therapy (FBT), dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary treatment team. This position is on site in Alberta Employee Benefits and Perks: · Comprehensive benefits package, including a yearly allowance of $1,500 for mental health and addiction services, as well as $500 per service for various paramedical services, such as massage and physiotherapy · 24/7 Employee Assistance Program · Competitive paid time off policies, including a paid day off on your birthday · Access to in-house fitness facilities where applicable or discounted external gym memberships · Perks and discounts with Perkopolis – entertainment, home/auto/pet insurance · Personal and professional development through our Education Support Assistance program · Nationwide presence allows for supportive relocation opportunities · Defined Benefit pension through CAAT with up to a 4% employer contribution · Maternity and parental leave top-up · Access to discounts at Kids & Co. Daycare Signing Bonus of $2,000 to successful candidate Relocation Bonus may be negotiated into the terms of employment for eligible candidates EHN Canada is an employment equity employer.

If you should require accommodation during the interview process, please contact Human Resources. INDHP PIceac1a16f04f-25448-34334642

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