HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Dietitian - Food and Nutrition - PRN in San Antonio, Texas

PRN Schedule (hours vary from 16 - 19 weekly as needed)

Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is licensed for 382 beds and has been nationally recognized by Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade A. It receives international acclaim for its outstanding and dynamic kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs, setting record numbers for volume and outcomes. Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital is home to the Texas Transplant Institute, a nationally recognized center that recently performed the world’s first 16-way kidney donor exchange chain during three consecutive days at a single hospital.

Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital earned designation as a Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence from the American Society for Bariatric Surgery in 2008. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13 and up. This program serves as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. For more information, please visit our website atwww.sahealth.comand select Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital under Locations.

General Statement of Duties:

Plans, organizes, and evaluates all phases of nutritional care for inpatients and outpatients of all ages, from Pediatric to Geriatric. Maintains high standards of nutritional care and coordinates the nutritional care with all caregivers.

Essential Job Functions: / / 1. Performs nutritional assessment, evaluation and planning; calculates and records meal patterns.

  1. Maintains nutritional care plans, reviews medical records, correlates medical care to nutritional care, charts findings and attends care plan meetings.

  2. Interprets and implements the diet prescription; calculates nutrients and prepares individual meal plans.

  3. Participate in the daily operations of the Food and Nutrition Services department including meal service, customer satisfaction, quality improvement projects, department education, sanitation and service.

  4. Develops/gathers nutritional counseling material and provides in/out patient counseling for patient and family members.

  5. Interacts and confers with a variety of professionals including physicians, nurses, case management to assess and implement the nutritional plan of care.

Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelor Degree in Food and Nutrition or related field

Minimum License and Certificates Required: License by the State of Texas or must obtain license within 4 months of hire. Registered/Registered eligible with the American Dietetic Association

Job: *Food Services & Nutrition

Title: Dietitian - Food and Nutrition - PRN

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Specialty %26 Transplant Hospital

Requisition ID: 01588-87908