Clinical Dietician

 
Position: Clinical Dietician

Job ID: 159924

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: PW FOOD & NUTRITION - CLINICAL

Talent Area: Dietician

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women is a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility and one of a select few hospitals nationwide that provides women, mothers and babies with a full continuum of high-quality, expert health care. Offering a full spectrum of maternal and fetal medicine services, including an array of fetal diagnostic procedures and highly specialized fetal surgeries, the Pavilion for Women is connected to Texas Children’s Hospital via a two-story circular sky bridge to enhance patient care by providing physicians, staff and patient families with rapid access to other pediatric subspecialists. Three private OB/GYN practices, The Family Fertility Center, The Menopause Center and The Women’s Place – Center for Reproductive Psychiatry are all housed here. Additionally, we also recently opened a community-based OB/GYN practice in Pearland.   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 Dietician— someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will assess the 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 the patients served.

 

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Responsibilities :

  • Develop, implement and evaluate patient nutritional care plans
  • Provide age-appropriate education to support the nutritional plan of care and assess the learning needs and readiness to learn for all patients and families
  • Collaborate with other professionals to integrate and communicate nutrition principles that enhance patient outcomes
  • Participate in and interpret uses for research the enhance clinical practices
  • Document nutrition care effectively within medical records and utilize SBAR techniques to facilitate handoffs to the different level of care or care providers
  • Contribute to departmental development and visibility by actively participating in the review and revision of nutrition-related resources and policies and procedures


Qualifications:

Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees at Texas Children’s, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Certified Registered Dietician (RD) from the Commission on Dietetic Registry
  • Licensed Dietician (LD) from the Texas Department of Licensing


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