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 - CORRECTIONAL HEALTH

The Dietetic Medical Assistant works with a team of healthcare professionals performing clerical and patient care activities that correspond to the demand of the specialty clinic. The Dietetic Medical Assistant practices under the medical supervision of a licensed physician or licensed nurse such as a Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). He/She will perform duties within his/her individual scope of practice and demonstrated competence, and in accordance with the policies and procedures outlined by Correctional Health division of Harris Health System. Productivity standards and practices, effective time management to prioritize tasks are responsibilities. He/she also participates in compliance and quality performance improvement efforts to ensure care provided is safe and effective.

Minimum Qualifications

Degrees: High School Diploma or GED

Licenses & Certifications:
CAAHEP or ABHES; Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) accredited facility

Work Experience: One (1) Year Work Experience Dietetics/Nutrition.

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

Proficiencies: MS Excel, MS Word, P.C.

Job Attributes

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

Work Experience: Flexible, Holidays, Weekends

Equipment Operated: calculator; weight scale

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