Job Description

Job ID
154570
Location
Ben Taub General Hospital
Hiring Range:
Annual Minimum to Midpoint:
51542.40
-
59196.80
Full/Part Time
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary
Regular

About Us

At Harris Health System, we champion better health for our patients, their families and our community, by connecting them to an integrated healthcare system that provides high-quality healthcare. Harris Health focuses on the delivery of primary care, wellness and prevention services to the residents of Harris County, Texas, through its extensive network of inpatient and outpatient facilities. Harris Health is a proud recipient of the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance designation for its patient-centered medical homes. Harris Health's medical faculty and residents are provided by its nationally recognized medical school partners: Baylor College of Medicine; McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth); and The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center.

Job Profile

Bilingual in Spanish. 1 year of experience STRONGLY preferred.

Job Summary
The Clinical Dietitian I provides nutrition education and medical nutrition therapy to patients, working closely with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to maximize patients nutritional status and improve clinical outcomes. Primary responsibilities include managing the daily schedule to maximize patient care, and providing evidenced-based and patient-centered nutrition care to patients. Additional responsibilities may include assisting with projects, presentations and in-services, along with training new dietitian staff and dietetic interns after one year of clinical experience.

Minimum Qualifications
Degrees:
Bachelors of Dietetics, Food Science or Nutrition required;
Masters of Dietetics, Food Science or Nutrition preferred.

Licenses & Certification:

  • Registered Dietitian prior to hire
  • Licensed Dietitian (LD) State of Texas within 60 days of hire
  • Eligible certifications: Advanced Practitioner Certification in Clinical Nutrition (RDN-AP), Board Certification as a Specialist in Renal Nutrition (CSR); Board Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management (CSOWM); Board Certification in Oncology Nutrition (CSO); Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP); Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC); Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES), Board Certified-Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM) preferred.


Work Experience:

  • One year experience in Dietetics/Nutrition preferred.


Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contact/Public Speaking);
Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking)
Writing /Correspondence
Writing /Reports

Language Skills: Spanish preferred

Proficiencies: MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel, MS Outlook, PC

Job Attributes

Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities: Analytical, Mathematics, Medical Terms, Research, Statistical

Work Schedule: Weekends, Holidays, Flexible

Equipment Operated: Culinary equipment related to food demonstration; calculator; weight scale

Benefits and EEOC

Harris Health System benefits program is designed to provide you with more flexibility and choices in meeting your specific needs. Harris Health System benefits program allows you to protect your income in case of illness, death and disability, and to help you save for retirement.

It is the policy of Harris Health System to provide equal opportunity for all applicants for employment regardless political affiliation, race, color, national origin, age, sex, religious creed or disability. Applicants may request any reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the application process.

Job Category

Allied Health

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