Clinical Dietician

 
Position: Clinical Dietician

Job ID: 155378

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: RHUEM ADOL-SM GYN

Talent Area: Dietician

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a- 5p

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Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 14,000+ 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 Dietician -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will be a part of the Adolescent Medicine team that assesses nutritional needs of patients. This role requires experience with eating disorders and weight management.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

  • Apply a nutrition diagnosis and develop a nutrition intervention
  • Monitor patient progress and compliance with the intervention
  • Document patient care according to established hospital guidelines
  • Provide nutrition education in individual and group settings
  • Utilizes SBAR techniques to facilitate handoff to different level of care or care provider
  • Contributes to Departmental development and visibility by actively participating in the review and revision of nutrition related resources and policies including but not limited to Educational Materials, the Nutrition Care Manual, The Pediatric Nutrition Reference Guide, Clinical Competency maintenance and development and Nutrition Practice related Policies and Procedures
  • Ability to observe deficiencies and formulate actions to correct the situation, make assessments and recommendations, educate others on nutritional needs, and use word processing, spreadsheet and nutrition programs on a computer


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Master’s degree highly preferred
  • RD certification from the Commission on Dietetic Registry required
  • LD from the Texas Department of Licensing required
  • Two years’ experience working with eating disorder patients is preferred


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