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Clinical Dietician II (Prn)


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Location: San Antonio TX

Company Name: University Health System

Occupational Category: 31-9097.00,Phlebotomists

Date Posted: 2020-02-17

Valid Through: 2020-03-18

Employment Type: FULL_TIME

Description:

POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES The Clinical Dietitian II works closely with the interdisciplinary health care team to provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy that are integrated and compatible with the patient's medical program goals and objectives. Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy using established standards of care and practice protocols/guidelines; managing resources in a cost effective manner; participating in performance improvement efforts; and maintaining professional competency and skills required for professional practice. Maintains accepted standards of dietetics and nutrition as recommended by the American Dietetic Association, University Health System and department policies. Maintains good guest, patient and professional working relations. #EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE A Bachelor's degree in nutrition or related field is required, plus completion of either an American Dietetic Association (ADA)-approved dietetic internship or a program in hospital dietetics approved by the ADA. Five years of related experience as a clinical dietitian is required. Bilingual capabilities (English/Spanish) preferred. LICENSURE Must be a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association. Must possess a current license from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians. POSITION SUMMARY/RESPONSIBILITIES The Clinical Dietitian II works closely with the interdisciplinary health care team to provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy that are integrated and compatible with the patient's medical program goals and objectives. Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy using established standards of care and practice protocols/guidelines; managing resources in a cost effective manner; participating in performance improvement efforts; and maintaining professional competency and skills required for professional practice. Maintains accepted standards of dietetics and nutrition as recommended by the American Dietetic Association, University Health System and department policies. Maintains good guest, patient and professional working relations. EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE A Bachelor's degree in nutrition or related field is required, plus completion of either an American Dietetic Association (ADA)-approved dietetic internship or a program in hospital dietetics approved by the ADA. Five years of related experience as a clinical dietitian is required. Bilingual capabilities (English/Spanish) preferred. LICENSURE Must be a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association. Must possess a current license from the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians