HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Dietitian PRN in Plano, Texas

Clinical Dietitian - PRN (As Needed)

Location: The Medical Center of Plano

The Dietitian leads the processes in place to ensure that the patients' nutritional needs are met. Job tasks and responsibilities include: * Conducts and implements comprehensive nutritional assessments for patients * Assesses, plans, writes and evaluates patient diets. * Plans menus in accordance with patient dietary requirements and general dietetic standards and regulations. * Instructs and counsels patients on dietary restrictions/recommendations. * Participates in multidisciplinary teams providing input regarding treatment plans. * Directs and supervises personnel in the process of planning, preparing, and serving food to patients. * Maintains records of patient reaction to prescribed diets. * Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems. * Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities. * Orients and mentors new staff members. * Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required.

Clinical Dietitian Job Qualifications Include: * Bachelor’s Degree in Dietetics or Nutrition required. * American Dietetic Association Registration strongly preferred (R.D.) * Must have current state licensure as a Dietitian (L.D.) * Previous experience as a hospital dietitian preferred. * Customer service abilities including effective listening skills. * Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment. * Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs

Title: Clinical Dietitian PRN

Location: Texas-Plano-The Medical Center of Plano

Requisition ID: 00058-84246