Clinical Dietician

 
Position: Clinical Dietician

Job ID: 141138

Location: US-TX-The Woodlands

Department: WOO CLINICAL NUTRITION SERVICE

Talent Area: Dietician

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8am-5pm

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston, opened its doors in April 2017. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in north Houston, the hospital, which has a staff of over 600, has already provided thousands of patients with specialty care closer to home. The outpatient building, which opened in October 2016, includes 72 exam rooms and clinics for major pediatric specialties including cancer, cardiology, allergy/immunology/rheumatology and diabetes/endocrinology. The hospital’s inpatient building features the area’s only dedicated pediatric emergency center with 25 patient rooms, 32 acute care beds, four operating rooms, 12 radiology suites and 28 critical care rooms.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Clinical Dietitian – someone who works well in a fast-paced hospital setting. In this position, you’ll be responsible to assess nutritional needs of patients, develop and implement nutritional care plans, and communicate information to those in need in a manner developmentally appropriate for the ages of patients served.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Collaborates with other professionals to integrate and communicate nutrition principles that enhance patient outcomes.
  • Participates in interdisciplinary rounds and care management meeting/huddles and interacts with the care team to coordinate the implementation of the nutrition care plan
  • Coordinates/transitions care across the continuum
  • Participates in, interprets and uses research to enhance clinical practice
  • Mentors peers and coworkers in the application of evidence based nutrition practice
  • Maintains credentials and participates in ongoing continuing education
  • Documents nutrition care effectively within the medical record
  • Utilizes SBAR techniques to facilitate handoff to different level of care or care provider
  • Utilizes the nutrition care process appropriately to communicate nutrition plan goals and expected outcomes to care team
  • Contributes to Departmental development and visibility by actively participating in the review and revision of nutrition related resources and policies


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Registered Dietician (RD) issued by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Licensed Dietitian (LD) issued by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians
  • Ability to observe deficiencies and formulate actions to correct the situation, make assessments and recommendations


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