Nutritional Counselor

Recruiter
Medi-Weightloss
Location
Orange
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 06, 2017
Closes
Oct 13, 2017
Industry
Education
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Description

Seeking a motivated Nutritional Counselor, with Health & Wellness Experience, to join our team of medical professionals in an upscale medical office concentrating on nutrition and wellness. Make positive changes in the lives of many in Orange, CT.

The ideal candidate possesses a background and clinical experience in nutrition or medical experience. Prior experience and training in nutrition, and/or exercise science preferred.

Primary responsibilities include patient consultations on nutrition and exercise. The candidate must possess knowledge of nutrition and demonstrate the ability to coach others on lifestyle changes and behavior modification.

Administrative Duties:

  • Use a multi-line phone system to answer and appropriately route all incoming calls.
  • Conducts follow-up calls to patients to discuss the patient's progress and address any concerns
  • Refers non-routine, sensitive and/or complex requests for information and other inquiries or complaints to the appropriate staff member.
  • Ensure that each patient receives outstanding service by providing a friendly environment, which includes greeting and acknowledging every patient, maintaining outstanding standards, solid product knowledge and all other aspects of customer service.
  • Assist with daily monitoring of inventory levels of all clinical and office supplies
  • Trains additional staff on daily procedures when requested by the office manager and/or physician
  • Participates in clinic marketing efforts and provides ongoing support to promote clinic profitability and success

Clinical Duties* (vary based on credentials):

  • Obtains patient's vitals
  • Prepares laboratory order forms
  • Obtains patient laboratory results
  • Assists physician or mid-level practitioner with patient referrals to other healthcare professionals
  • Documents patient progress notes in the patient chart and/or EMR
  • Conducts consultations as delegated by supervising physician with patients regarding the program
  • Performs other clinical duties as required
  • Conducts follow-up calls to patients to discuss the patient's progress and address any concerns

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Company Description Our mission is to help our patients achieve their weight loss goals AND to help them achieve long-term wellness through lifestyle changes. Our program guides patients using the five keys to wellness: nutrition, fitness, medicine, education, and motivation.

Developed and administered by healthcare experts, the physician-supervised Medi-Weightloss Program is evidence-based to result in a successful lifestyle change for the patient. When administering the treatment, Medi-Weightloss healthcare providers take each patient's unique health profile into account, which is what makes us The One that Works! In fact, our patients have lost over 3 million pounds nationwide since 2006. In addition to offering an individualized physician-supervised weight loss programs for adults, Medi-Weightloss also offers specialized weight loss programs for adolescents and for individuals at risk of or current are diagnosed diabetics.

Medi-Weightloss Scientific Advisory Board critically reviews the effectiveness, safety, and added value of the Medi-Weightloss treatment guidelines and products through outcomes research. This panel of physicians, scientists, and public health experts also assists in guiding the development of translational research studies that move scientific discoveries from university laboratories to the patient care setting.

Medi-Weightloss was founded in 2005 by Edward Kaloust. The franchise headquarters is located in Tampa, Florida.