Dietitian - HealthBridge Children's Hospital - Houston, TX - PRN

Job Information

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

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