A rewarding opportunity to work in a clinical outpatient, lifestyle medicine program – focused on cardiac and chronic disease treatment. Work closely together with a passionate multidisciplinary team to facilitate lifestyle changes. A team consisting of Registered Dietitians, Registered Nurses, Physicians, Exercise Physiologists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, and Certified Yoga Instructors.
Address the root causes of disease, using a patient-centered, evidenced-based approach.
What is ‘Ekahi Ornish Lifestyle Medicine Program? People with or at risk for chronic diseases can enroll in a 9-week lifestyle program that focuses on 4 elements of nutrition, exercise, group support, and stress management. Groups of up to 15 people meet twice a week for four hours to create a lifestyle change that has shown to promote weight loss, improve lab values, reduce the needs of medication, and improve overall well-being. Multiple groups operating at various times of the day and week.
The Registered Dietitian (RD) is responsible for implementing the Nutrition element of the Program intervention. Monitors the nutritional adequacy of each participant and communicates clinical issues to the Nurse Case Manager and Medical Director. Oversees foodservice. Participates in the development of the interdisciplinary treatment plan to ensure the quality and clinical effectiveness of the Program, and the safety of each participant.
*Candidates must include cover letter demonstrating why they feel passionate about plant based nutrition as well as motivation behind the desire to support the Ekahi Ornish program