Dietitian - HealthBridge Children's Hospital - Houston, TX - PRN/On Call - Weekend Coverage

Description

  • Conducts Nutritional assessments and monitoring per DNV guidelines.
  • Conducts nutrition education and in-service education to meet the needs of patients and staff.
  • Assesses patient’s nutritional status and establishes goals for each patient within 72 hours of admission.
  • Provides appropriate educational in-service to dietary and nursing departments.
  • Communicates with all appropriate disciplines information regarding patient care on a regular basis.
  • Participates in patient team conferences.
  • Participates on appropriate committees as appointed.
  • Evaluates and approves patient menus and approves modified diets.
  • Instructs patients and their families on the nutritional needs for home and appropriate ways for achieving these as ordered by the physician.
  • Educates patient/family on food/drug interactions and documents appropriate notation of such in the patient medical record.
  • Documents all pertinent information regarding patient’s nutritional care in the patient’s medical record in a timely and consistent manner.
  • Assists in planning and conducting appropriate performance improvement.
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Job Requirements

Experience

  • One (1) year of clinical experience, pediatrics preferred

Skills

  • Licensed Dietitian in the state of TX
  • Registered with the Commission on Dietetics Registration

Education Required

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Nutrition, Dietetics or related degree
  • Master’s degree preferred