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Dietician (PD)

Universal Health Services


Location:
LAREDO, TX
Date:
04/27/2017
Job Code:
197369
Universal Health Services
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Dietician (PD)

Job Code:  197369
Facility: Doctors Hospital of Laredo
Location: LAREDO, TX US
Region:
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Per Diem
Job Level: 
Minimum Education Required: Bachelor's Degree 
Skills:  
Category: Food and Nutritional Services
FTE: .01
Position Summary:

The Clinical Dietitian is responsible for nutrition risk screening, nutrition patient assessments, education/instructions, community projects and related duties as assigned.

1. Assures the provision of quality nutrition care through assessment of the nutritional status of patients of all ages (pediatrics, adolescents, adult-young, and geriatric) and provides education and counseling to patients (inpatient and/or outpatient) and /or family members on therapeutic diets as prescribed by physician.
2. Provides recommendations based on the assessments of the medical record including supplements, nutrition support and calorie counts.
3. Communicates/interacts with members of the Health Care Team via personal conversation and medical records for better patient care.
4. Participates in continuous quality improvement activities.
5. Assists with nutrition and diabetes education and community projects.

 
Requirements
B.S. in Nutrition or related field.
One year experience or the equivalent in hospital and/or community preferred.
Licensure with the State Board of Examiners for Dietitians required.
Registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association required.
Must have a thorough knowledge of enteral and parenteral nutrition.
Must be able to take on-call responsiblities on weekends and/or holidays during the hours from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m
.


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