Manager Clinical Nutrition Service

Position: Manager Clinical Nutrition Service

Job ID: 166878

Location: US-TX-Austin

Department: Aus N Admin

Talent Area: Dietician

Full/Part Time: Full time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s first health care location in Austin, Texas Children’s Urgent Care West Gate, opened in March 2018, providing high quality pediatric-focused care after hours and on weekends. There are now more than 10 Texas Children’s Pediatric primary care practices in the greater Austin area bringing world-class pediatric services to children and their families. Our Specialty Care Center in Austin includes a multidisciplinary group of pediatric specialists committed to providing comprehensive care across a wide spectrum of services, including allergy and immunology, cardiology, ophthalmology, rheumatology, pulmonology, neurology, and more. Texas Children’s also plans to build a 360,000-square-foot freestanding hospital for children and women, set to open in 2024.

Our thoughtful expansion into Austin will help support a pediatric population of more than half a million and keep kids healthy and happy from birth to adulthood. 

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We are searching for a Clinical Nutrition Service Manager -- someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will manage the clinical services for inpatient and outpatient areas for pediatric and women’s services to include nutrition assessment and education, patient management and communication throughout the continuum of care, nutrition standards of care and programs, nutrition reference materials, and staff development.

Think you’ve got what it takes?

Minimum Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19, including any booster dose(s) of the COVID-19 vaccine recommended by the Centers for Disease Control when eligible, is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • RD certification and LD license required
  • CSP, CDCES, CSO, IBCLC, CNSC, CSR, CSSD, AP, or EDUHRUSE certification required
  • 4 years experience in the nutrition field
  • Experience in pediatric AND women’s services preferred
  • Leadership experience preferred


  • Implement and manage evidence-based processes and clinical nutrition standards of care for both inpatient and outpatient areas of responsibility
  • Manage the clinical staff to ensure adequate staffing, patient care coverage, and program/resource effectiveness
  • Ensure job competence and positive/safe work environment of personnel by the coordination of staff development programs and new hire orientation/competency programs, mentoring of effective leadership skills of senior staff, and the implementation of work climate initiatives
  • Ensure the delivery of quality, cost effective patient care within a family-centered environment by participating and/or leading at least one performance improvement activity a year which improves patient flow, customer satisfaction, employee satisfaction or patient care in collaboration with MC or specific area
  • Coordinate nutrition care operations by participating in interdepartmental activities, participating on hospital committees, and collaboration with Food Service as well as committee involvement in NCC
  • Provide nutrition training for medical staff, professional groups and leads implementation of nutrition initiatives in area of responsibility
  • Provide direct patient care for both children and adults as necessary in accordance with departmental guidelines

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