Clinical Dietician - Per Diem

 
Position: Clinical Dietician - Per Diem

Job ID: 145649

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WC CLINICAL NUTRITION SERVICES

Talent Area: Dietician

Full/Part Time: Per Diem

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus is Houston’s first community hospital designed, built and equipped exclusively for children in one of the city’s most rapidly growing communities in the area from Sugar Land to Bryan-College Station, Texas. Located at I-10 and Barker Cypress, our 515,007-square-foot hospital houses the only 24/7 pediatric emergency room in the Greater West Houston area, four operating rooms, 16-bed pediatric intensive care unit, 46 acute care beds, advanced imaging services including MRI and CT scans, a neurophysiology sleep lab, a pathology lab and a full-scale pharmacy.   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
  • Experience in working with children with special needs preferred


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