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

The Clinical Dietitian ll works closely with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to provide patient care that is integrated and compatible with the patient focused medical goals and objectives. Primary responsibilities include application of the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) including the completion of the nutrition assessment, determination of the nutrition diagnosis, developing and implementing nutrition intervention(s) and monitoring and evaluating of the patients' progress. The Clinical Dietitian ll is also required to actively participate in quality assurance projects and assumes a supervisory/lead role as needed

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Education/Specialized Training/Licensure: Licensed Dietitian(LD) (State of Texas) and either Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN)
2. Work Experience (Years and Area): 4 years hospital, hospital / community based clinic or extended care facility experience performing as a Clinical Dietitian. Master's degree may substitute for 1 year work experience, and a specialty certification recognized by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) may substitute for 1 year work experience.
3. Equipment Operated: Computer, weight scale, calculator

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: (Check Applicable Areas)
1. Communication Skills:
Above Average Verbal (Heavy Public Contract)
Exceptional Verbal (e.g., Public Speaking)
Writing /Composing (Correspondence / Reports )

2. Other Skills
Analytical Mathematics Medical Terms Statistical P.C. MS Word MS Excel

3. Advanced Education:

Advance Training Specialty: Licensed Dietitian (LD) and either Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN); CDR Specialty Certification Highly preferred

4. Work Schedule: Flexible

Application Instructions

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