Dallas, TX US
Area of Interest:
Texas Health Dallas
PRN "As Needed," Shifts are Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 4:30 pm and 2 weekend shifts a month, rotating holidays
Required Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition, or other related area.
Required Minimum Experience:
One year of health care experience preferred.
Credentialed or eligible to be credentialed as a Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist (RD/RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) and credentialed or eligible to become credentialed as a Licensed Dietitian (LD) by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians (TSBED). If eligible to become a RD/RDN and/or an LD, both must be obtained with 6 months of hire.
Demonstrates the ability to apply all steps of the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) in a clinical setting to effectively care for patients and whenever possible, improve patient outcomes and care experiences. Communicates effectively through both oral and written means.
Possess sufficient computer skills to learn and use common business related and nutrition and/or food service specific software programs and electronic health record systems to plan and document care. Strong interpersonal skills that enable the applicant to effectively collaborate in trans-professional teams.
Strong customer service skills.
Ability to successfully manage stressful situations.
Utilizes each step of the Nutrition Care Process effectively and efficiently to provide Medical Nutrition Therapy to assigned patients populations.
Promotes safe and effective care through effective communication and work flow practices, including the use of THR specific and High Reliability Organization (HRO) communication and safety strategies.
Promotes Quality in Practice through systematic measurement of outcomes, regular performance evaluations, and continuous improvement.
Maintains competence through ongoing self-evaluation and study aimed at identifying and closing relevant professional knowledge and/or performance gaps.
Promotes team work and supports organizational goals by demonstrating flexibility in scheduling and shift assignments. When indicated, willingly takes on work to even out case load or meet schedule deadlines. Effectively collaborates with peers so that essential shifts are covered
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas is an 898-bed, Magnet-designated hospital and recognized clinical program leader, having provided compassionate care to the residents of Dallas and surrounding communities since 1966. A full-service regional referral center, Texas Health Dallas has approximately 3,500 employees and 1,100 physicians on its medical staff, and offers a full range of services, including cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, senior care, women's services and a renowned Level III neonatal intensive care unit. Texas Health Dallas has been recognized as a U.S. News and World Report Best Hospital in multiple specialties and is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers . The hospital is also a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence, a certified Emergency Stroke Care center and was named “Best Place to Have a Baby” in Dallas County in 2012.We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.