HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Dietician (PRN) - Medina Hospital (Hondo, TX) in Hondo, Texas


Summary: Plans therapeutic diets and implements preparation and service of meals for patients in hospital, clinic, or other healthcare facility by performing the following duties.

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_Essential Duties and Responsibilities:_

-Conducts a nutrition assessment and obtains nutrition history from patient.

-Consults with physician and other health care personnel to determine patient's nutritional needs and diet restrictions, such as low fat or salt free. -Formulates menus for therapeutic diets based on medical and physical condition of patients, and integrates patients' menus with basic institutional menus. -Develops and implements plan of care based on assessment of nutritional needs and available sources, and correlates plan with other healthcare. -Instructs patients about meal plan and dietary changes, and establishes goals and objectives to help meet the plan. -Evaluates nutritional care and provides follow-up continuity of care. -Documents nutrition care plans and information into patient's medical records. -Inspects meals served for conformance to prescribed diets and for standards of palatability and appearance. -Instructs patients and their families in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection, and preparation. -Supervises activities of workers engaged in food preparation and service. -Engages in nutritional research. -Teaches nutrition and diet therapy to medical students and hospital personnel.

-Other duties may be assigned.

Education and/or Experience: * Fifth year college or university program certificate; or two to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job: *Food Services & Nutrition

Title: Dietician (PRN) - Medina Hospital (Hondo, TX)

Location: Texas-Hondo-Medina Regional Hospital

Requisition ID: 08164-MEDINA9-MTH