Clinical Dietician

 
Position: Clinical Dietician

Job ID: 164567

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: WOO CLINICAL NUTRITION SERVICE

Talent Area: Dietician

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a - 5p with rotating weekend on call

About Texas Children's Hospital

Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children’s care for communities north of Houston, opened its doors in April 2017. Located in one of the fastest growing areas in north Houston, the hospital, which has a staff of over 600, has already provided thousands of patients with specialty care closer to home. The outpatient building, which opened in October 2016, includes 72 exam rooms and clinics for major pediatric specialties including cancer, cardiology, allergy/immunology/rheumatology and diabetes/endocrinology. The hospital’s inpatient building features the area’s only dedicated pediatric emergency center with 25 patient rooms, 32 acute care beds, four operating rooms, 12 radiology suites and 28 critical care rooms.   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.  At Texas Children’s Hospital, diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of our values and mission for the women and children that we serve. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment for all faculty, staff and learners throughout our organization. We believe that each member of our one amazing team provides enrichment that allows us to create a lasting legacy for future employees of this great organization.   Texas Children’s is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

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
  • Nutrition support ( TPN and Tube Feedings) experience preferred
  • Pediatric experience preferred.
  • 2+  years GI experience preferred


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