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Working at Five Journeys®

We are a group of passionate, fierce, inspirational individuals who are creating a world that connects people to health and vitality.

We have an entire committee dedicated to our company culture and although Functional Medicine gets serious, we also like to have fun too! 

Investing in our Employees

  • Complimentary Standard Membership for all employees including discounted rates for family
  • Medical Insurance
  • Staff Bonuses
  • Paid Time Off
  • Complimentary IV Therapy
  • Events & Outings
Careers

Working at Five Journeys

Careers

Working at Five Journeys®

We are a group of passionate, fierce, inspirational individuals who are creating a world that connects people to health and vitality.

We have an entire committee dedicated to our company culture and although Functional Medicine gets serious, we also like to have fun too! 

Investing in our Employees

  • Complimentary Standard Membership for all employees including discounted rates for family
  • Medical Insurance
  • Staff Bonuses
  • Paid Time Off
  • Complimentary IV Therapy
  • Events & Outings
Careers

Current Open Positions

Position Title: Functional Nutritionist

Located in Newton, MA, Five Journeys® is a seven-year old company that’s just getting started!  Even though we’ve enjoyed great growth for many years, we consider ourselves to be a startup company. Our specialities include functional medicine, longevity, wellness, and peak performance. We focus on the root causes of problems, not just treating the symptoms. Our medical providers include Medical Doctors, Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses, Registered Dieticians, Physical Therapists, as well as Performance and Recovery Coaches.  

We place great value on culture. Our teammates are vibrant, exceptional with people, hungry to learn and win as a team, and love building systems and processes. We value relationships, working hard, and playing hard. We have too much energy and vibrancy to be boring; we simply don’t do “blah.” You need to be technically adept, administratively organized, and thrive interacting with people while providing exceptional customer service.

Job Summary:

Our functional nutritionist is responsible for providing outstanding nutritional guidance and support to patients in order to best help them succeed in reaching their goals and healing their whole bodies by optimizing all five aspects of vitality (physical, chemical, emotional, social, spiritual). In addition to direct patient care, the functional nutritionist helps develop curriculum and programs to reach large audiences, including virtual teaching and advising when applicable. Lastly, this role involves supervising a limited number of other functional nutritionists and health coaches. 

This position requires knowledge and skills in business office management. This is a highly communicative position with substantial amounts of time spent on the phone and video calls with prospective new members. 

Attention to detail, organizational skills, an ability to track multiple demands, interpersonal skills, team leadership skills, and customer service skills are essential!

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilites:

  • Assess patients as a whole with a holistic approach by incorporating food, sleep, stress, fitness, and toxic environmental factors, in the effort to reduce the risk of chronic disease and reverse other illnesses.
  • Using nutrition related knowledge and critical thinking skills, prepare a summary sheet of lifestyle recommendations based on health & lifestyle questionnaires and labs, addressing any key concerns.
  • Conduct regular follow-up consultations and respond to patient questions regarding nutrition/lifestyle with high level of care and with applied functional nutrition knowledge.
  • Educate patients on the importance of nutraceuticals and recommend supplementation based on their personal goals, health history, and lab results.
  • Maintain open communication with physicians and lead registered dietitian regarding development and implementation of patient programs, as well as for any needed professional guidance or support. 
  • Protects patients’ rights by maintaining confidentiality of personal, treatment history and financial information.
  • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes.
  • Project a positive company image at all times.
  • Work cohesively with co-workers and use effective communication to ensure team and patient success.
  • Stay current with scientific-backed treatment protocols and diets, and how to best apply them to the aligned patients.

Schedule:

  • Usually Monday-Friday
  • Work from home on a limited, non-guaranteed basis 
  • Adherence to dress code policy required and regular attendance required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition, Dietetics, Exercise Science, Physiology, Biochemistry, Health Science, Kinesiology or related field – required
  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) – required 
  • Masters degree – preferred 
  • Great attitude and willingness to learn and thrive as a team – required!
  • Natural ability to educate and secure new clients in a timely manner – required
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills – required
  • Strong attention to detail – required
  • Think quickly and problem solve on the spot – required
  • Excellent phone and video etiquette – required
  • Maturity to handle confidential information appropriately – required
  • Flexibility – required
  • PC proficiency – required
  • Proven leadership and management experience – required
  • 3 years of counseling experience – preferred
  • At least 1 year of functional medicine experience – preferred

 

General Health Considerations:

  • This is a medical environment, so all teammates must act accordingly  
  • This job requires sitting for long periods of time.

Job Type, Salary, & Benefits:

  • Full-time
  • $70-$85K based upon experience

Benefits:

  • 401(k) matching (eligible after three months of employment)
  • Health insurance 
  • Exercise incentive pay
  • Quarterly bonus eligibility 
  • Employee discount on products and supplements
  • Health savings account
  • Paid Vacation time 
  • Paid Sick and Bereavement time
  • Paid professional development time

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