Job Description

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.

Skills / Requirements

Job Summary
The Clinical Dietitian II provides high-level 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. Other responsibilities include performing projects, presentations, and in-services both within the department and to members of the multidisciplinary team. In addition, training dietitian staff and dietetic interns, and serving as a resource to other dietitian staff.

This position is hybrid working at Baytown Health Center three days per week, with two days telecommute, supporting other health centers and clinics as needed via telehealth. The coverage format for the position may change over time as needed to meet patient care needs.

Minimum Qualifications

Degrees: Bachelors of Dietetics, Food Science or Nutrition required; Masters of Dietetics, Nutrition, or Public Health 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: Two years experience in Dietetics/Nutrition;

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: During health center normal operations hours; may include occusional work outside of normal hours to support a health fair

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

Application Instructions

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