Summit Medical Group
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Summit Medical Group is East Tennessee’s largest primary care organization with more than 300 providers at 60 practice locations in 14 counties. Summit also consists of four diagnostic centers, mobile diagnostic services, eight physical therapy centers, three express clinics, central laboratory and sleep services center. Summit provides healthcare services to more than 260,000 patients, averaging over one million encounters annually. For more information, visitwww.summitmedical.com
In addition to our commitment to the health of our community, our organization is also committed to the health of our employees through our employee Wellness Program. Employees receive a discounted monthly insurance premium if they actively participate in the wellness program. Furthermore, Summit Medical Group hires only non-tobacco users. Pre-employment drug testing will include testing for nicotine, and only candidates who pass the drug test will be considered eligible for employment.
About Our Career Opportunity
Dr. Ammar Razzak's office, a division of Summit Medical Group, is seeking a Registered Dietician to consult with patients on a prn basis, roughly 1 day every two weeks.
Responsibilities:(List does not include all duties assigned)
The successful candidate will be able to motivate, guide, and facilitate action oriented goals that will bring forth improved personal health outcomes through one on one coaching, and educational classes that empower individuals with evidence-based guidelines for disease management, prevention, tobacco cessation, nutrition, exercise and general wellness. The successful candidate will be expected to create a plan to fit the culture and lifestyle of the participant. Coaching provides strategies that enable participants to make informed decisions about goals, therapeutic options and self-care behaviors creating personal accountability.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in Community Health, Psychology, Health Education, Health Promotion, Public Health, or related field.
Licensure/Certification:Must have an active State of TN License or Nationally recognized Certification as one of the following:Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist or Registered Dietitian
Experience: 2-5 years of experience working with, educating, and/or coaching individuals to achieve health or behavior change related outcomes