Baylor Scott & White Health PRN Clinical Dietitian Job in Waco, Texas


Plans, directs, and provides medical nutrition services, counseling, and education to patients and their families. Screens and assesses patient nutritional needs.


Performs nutritional assessment to determine appropriate nutritional treatment plan

Documents nutritional assessment and recommendations in the patients medical record in an accurate and timely manner.

Evaluates treatment efficacy and patient progress to establish or revise specifics of a treatment plan

Conducts the appropriate and necessary on-going evaluations that will lead to a correct nutritional diagnosis of the patients problems and progress while maintaining safety and professional standards.

Serves as an educator and resource person for patients, care-givers, health care staff, and community groups

Provides effective enteral nutrition education to patients and/or caregivers.

Assists and advises physicians in the ordering of appropriate enteral formulas.

Participates in professional development, research, and performance improvement activities to improve and maintain required qualifications and standards of performance

Practices appropriate infection control, enforces policies and procedures, and training programs to provide a safe and sanitary environment for self and others

Demonstrates a high level of customer service with internal and external customers

Continuously seeks ways to improve service, quality, increase utilization and decrease costs.

Communicates effectively with the direct manager to discuss pertinent progress, changes or problems within the nutritional areas.

Performs other position appropriate duties as required in a competent, professional and courteous manner


Clinical nutrition experience in Dietetics, Food & Nutrition, Nutritional Science or other related field is preferred.

Communicate appropriately verbally and in writing using the English language.

Ability to give clear, concise, and complete directions.

Work and accomplish tasks in a stressful, fast-paced environment.

Ability to deal with difficult situations and resolve patient and customer service concerns.

Experience Minimum/No Experience

Education Bachelor

Certifications Registered Dietitians

TX Licensed Dietitian

Job Family: Mid-Level Providers