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Kaufman, TX US
Job ID:
Clinical Nutrition
Area of Interest:
Allied Health
Job Type:
Texas Health Kaufman

PRN "As Needed" - Variable 8 hour shifts - Weekdays and some weekends

Required Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s degree or higher in Dietetics, Food and Nutrition, or other related area.

Required license/certification: RD/RD eligible with CDR, licensed with TSBED. If RD eligible, must pass exam within 6 months of hire.

Required Minimum Experience:
1 year health care experience preferred

Required skills:
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.

Job Duties:
Utilizes each step of the Nutrition Care Process effectively and efficiently to provide Medical Nutrition Therapy to assigned patients populations.
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.
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.

Entity Information:
Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Kaufman is a 91-bed acute-care, full-service hospital serving Kaufman and Henderson counties and southern Dallas County since 1979. Hospital services include women’s care, cardiac rehabilitation, wound care and diagnostic and imaging services. Texas Health Kaufman was recently recognized as a Pathway to Excellence® hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a Level IV Trauma Center.  Our location, 35 miles southeast of downtown Dallas, brings all the perks of country living to your lifestyle and puts the city's best features within convenient reach.
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