Clinical Dietician - The Woodlands (8a - 5p)

 
Position: Clinical Dietician - The Woodlands (8a - 5p)

Location: US-TX-Baytown, US-TX-Cypress, US-TX-Houston, US-TX-Katy, US-TX-Pearland, US-TX-Sugar Land, US-TX-The Woodlands

Talent Area: Dietician

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Scheduled to open in 2017, Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands is a 548,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art free-standing pediatric hospital designed, equipped and staffed exclusively to treat children and adolescents in The Woodlands and counties throughout Greater North Houston such as Montgomery, Walker, Grimes, Liberty, Harris, Polk, San Jacinto and Hardin counties. Our new facility will include 25 emergency center rooms, 32 acute rooms, 28 critical care rooms, 12 radiology rooms and 4 operating rooms. We will also offer inpatient and outpatient pediatric care in more than 25 specialties including: cancer, cardiology, neurology, orthopedics, diabetes and endocrinology, urology, sports medicine, gastroenterology and nutrition, pediatric surgery, plastic surgery, otolaryngology, allergy and immunology, dermatology, adolescent medicine and physical rehabilitation. Outpatient care areas are scheduled to open in fall 2016.   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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