HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Dietitian - NICU in Dallas, Texas

Clinical Dietitian - NICU

* Minimum of 2 Years Experience in the NICU Preferred *

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday with Rotating Weekend & Holiday Coverage

Location: Medical City Dallas

Our medical team consists of more than 1,200 physicians, many of whom are recognized as the world’s best in their specialties. Patients travel to Medical City from all over the United States and more than 75 other countries for the sophisticated treatment offered by our 400 in-house physician specialists. Medical City offers a full-service adult hospital and pediatric hospital, with separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, as well as numerous outpatient clinics and diagnostic centers. Our providers have access to state-of-the-art technology and are pioneering new medical procedures every day to accommodate patient needs. We operate as a 796-bed tertiary care center, and we hope from the moment you walk through our doors, you will notice the Medical City difference.

Clinical Dietitian Job Summary:

To collaborate as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to provide patients high quality medical nutrition therapy following the Nutrition Care Process. * Identify patients at nutritional risk based on established criteria. * Evaluate age specific, developmental and disease specific nutritional needs of patients. * Develop and implement nutritional plan of care. * Evaluate and monitor the effectiveness and outcomes of medical nutrition therapy interventions. * Provide nutrition education counseling to patients and family. * Serve as preceptor to Dietetic Interns. * Participates in research opportunities and promotes evidenced-based practice. * Participation in appropriate department and hospital wide committees and community events to promote medical nutrition therapy. * Serve as a resource to physicians and other allied health staff. * Perform other duties as assigned.

Clinical Dietitian Job Requirements Include: * Bachelor’s Degree in dietetics or nutrition * One to two years of hospital clinical dietetic experience preferred. * Two years of NICU experience preferred. * Current, validated registration with The Commission on Dietetic * Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. * Licensed by the Texas Department of State Health Services. Must receive licensure within one year of employment. * Employment in this position is contingent upon continued registration and licensure as a dietitian.

Job: *Food Services & Nutrition

Title: Clinical Dietitian - NICU

Location: Texas-Dallas-Medical City - Dallas

Requisition ID: 01505-101322