Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Burleson, TX
  • Date Posted:
    9/14/2020
  • Job ID:
    20019830
  • Job Family
    Nutritional Services
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description


Dietician -  Texas Health Huguley- operated as joint venture between Texas Health Resources and AdventHealth


Location Address: 11801 South Fwy., Burleson, TX  76028


Top Reasons to Work At Texas Health Huguley, Burleson, TX


  • Our care for patients extend to the spiritual level by praying with patients and families and providing on call, 24 hours, 7 days a week Chaplains for spiritual support.


  • Award winning facility and departments including “Great Place to Work” by Becker’s Hospital Review and Gallup.
  • Work with the latest technology and top experts including “Daisy Award” recipients while on the way to Magnet status—2020.
  • Amazing medical benefits through Aetna plus an onsite full-service fitness center.
  • Growth opportunities designed for each employee.
  • Located about 10 minutes from downtown Fort Worth and near TCU in the award-winning school district, Burleson ISD which also provides a low-cost of living.  



Work Hours/Shift:


Full Time

Monday - Friday with rotating weekends


You Will Be Responsible For:


  • Responsible for nutritional assessment, evaluation and education of patients as a component of total patient care.

  • Provides nutrition counseling and education to patients as indicated.  Accurately documents appropriate patient information in the medical record.  Responsible for maintaining patient records to assure they are in compliance with JCAHO.  Standard will be evaluated on number of comments or complaints by physicians.

  • Responsible for assessing and evaluating the nutritional needs of the hospital’s patient population based on established standards.  Recognizes and addresses nutritional needs throughout the lifecycle.

  • Obtains and prepares appropriate visual aids suitable for instruction of patients, prepares and/or obtains any handouts that may clarify and help the patients understand their nutritional needs.

  • Coordinates outpatient nutrition counseling appointments.

  • Conducts community nutrition presentations as requested by Nutrition Services Director.

  • Acts as resource person for other members of the patient care team.  Maintains close relationship with nursing for the benefit of total patient care.  Standard will be evaluated through observation by the department director and comments by nursing.

  • Responsible for the evaluation of patient menus.

  • Assists in evaluating menus for patients.  Evaluates and recommends changes in the therapeutic diets which will improve patient care.  Reports recommendations to Nutrition Services Director.

  • Observes patient tray appearance and recommends changes and/or purchase of food items suitable for therapeutic diets to Nutrition Services Director. 

  • Responsible for staff education and professional development.

  • Assists in planning, organizing and conducting therapeutic diets in-services for nutrition department employees and additional in-services if requested by Nutrition Services Director.  Standard will be evaluated on in-service outline and employee feedback.

     Keeps abreast of new developments related to therapeutic diets and nutrition by maintain continuing education credits.  Maintains ADA membership.  Participates in nutrition related community activities as appropriate.


Qualifications


What You Will Need:


  • Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree in Nutritional Science from an ADA accredited program.

  • Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association.  Licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians.

  • May be RD eligible with RD exam scheduled and passed within six months of hire. Registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and License by the Texas State Board must be obtained post exam within first six month of hire.

  • One to two years of experience preferred.


 


Job Summary:


Responsible for assessing and evaluating the nutritional needs of the hospital’s patient population based on established standards.  Accurately records appropriate information in patients’ medical records.  Provides nutrition counseling and education to patients as indicated.  Coordinates outpatient nutrition counseling appointments.  Conducts community nutrition presentations.  Maintains registration status.  Attends professional meetings to enhance nutrition knowledge and remain current in the field.




This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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