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Nutrition Therapist III

Recruitment #181130-Z25C-02

Introduction

This position is located at Children's Recovery Center in Norman, OK

Company Overview:
The Children’s Recovery Center of Oklahoma (CRC) is located in Norman, Oklahoma, and serves all 77 counties in Oklahoma as the Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services (ODMHSAS) treatment center for young people ages 13 through 17.  CRC provides community crisis stabilization and residential treatment for substance abuse and co-occurring mental health and trauma related conditions. 

Children’s Recovery Center of Oklahoma is committed to creating a nonviolent and trauma-informed culture through the seven (7) Sanctuary Commitments.  Those Commitments are - Non-Violence, Emotional Intelligence, Social Learning, Shared Governance, Open Communication, Social Responsibility, and Commitment to Growth and Change.

Job Type/Salary: Full-time (8 hour shifts) M-F Days - $51,000 annually

Responsibilities:  
• Provide dietary and nutrition counseling, education programs and nutrition assessments primarily for adolescents. 
• Conduct individual meetings with clients, food and nutrition education groups, direct observation of therapeutic meals, and development and accurate execution of individualized meal plans. 
• Approve meal plans for other departmental adult residential facilities.
 
Qualifications:
• Possesses a strong commitment to patient well-being and safety and believes that recovery is possible!

Benefit Highlights:
• Generous benefit allowance to off-set insurance costs
• Flexible Spending Account
• 11 Paid Holidays
• 15 days of vacation and 15 days of sick leave the first year
• Retirement Savings Plan with a generous company match
• Employee Assistance Program
• Longevity Bonus for years of service

Reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities may be provided upon request. EOE

STATE EMPLOYEE INFORMATION

IF YOU ARE A CURRENT OR FORMER PERMANENT, CLASSIFIED STATE EMPLOYEE, PLEASE APPLY TO THE “INTERNAL JOBS” LISTING HERE. DO NOT APPLY VIA THIS RECRUITMENT.

BASIC PURPOSE

Positions in this job family are involved in providing dietary and nutrition counseling, education programs and nutrition assessments at facilities, hospitals, schools, or community agencies.  This includes designing and planning special menus and diets, development of nutrition education material, planning for community nutrition programs, and coordination of dietary needs between units. 

LEVEL DESCRIPTORS

The Nutrition Therapist job family has four levels which are distinguished by the complexity of assignments, the level of expertise required to perform the duties assigned and the responsibility assigned for providing leadership to others.

Level III:   
This is the specialist level of the job family, where employees are assigned independent responsibility for planning and directing specialized nutrition programs.  This will include conducting studies and surveys to assess nutritional status, planning and participating in public information and educational activities on nutrition, coordinating with other dietitians, nutrition therapists, and health professionals on requirements for preparation and dissemination of educational material, and providing nutrition consultation to programs and groups.  These positions will serve as a dietary consultant on administrative and technical problems relating to nutrition, and will occasionally provide technical supervision to lower level dietitians, nutrition therapists, or food service specialists.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Level III:    
Education & experience requirements at this level consist of registration as a Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration, Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, and licensure with the Oklahoma State Board of Medical Licensure Supervision PLUS two years of experience as a registered dietitian in a food service operation or in a public or community health program or facility; A master’s degree in public health with a major in nutrition or a master’s degree in foods and nutrition with an emphasis on nutrition may substitute for one year of experience.

NOTES

Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.

Selection Plan

Scores based on: 100% Qualification Review.

 ***NOTE:  Names of eligible applicants can be made available to State agencies upon their request, immediately following the closing date and time.


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