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Denton, TX US
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Area of Interest:
Allied Health
Job Type:
Texas Health Denton

PRN "As Needed" - Various Shifts throughout the week, may included weekends and holidays.

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

Required license/certification:
LD - Licensed Dietitian required
RD - Registered Dietitian, 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 Denton is a 255-bed, full-service hospital that has served North Texas and southern Oklahoma since 1987. Hospital services include heart and vascular care, women’s services, a Level III neonatal intensive care unit, orthopedics and sports medicine, pain management, emergency medicine, and a weight loss surgery program. As one of the largest employers in Denton County, Texas Health Denton has more than 1,000 employees and more than 325 physicians on its medical staff practicing in more than 45 specialties. Located 45 miles northwest of downtown Dallas and 40 miles northeast of downtown Fort Worth, Texas Health Denton is an accredited Cycle IV Chest Pain Center by the Society of Chest Pain Centers, a Joint Commission accredited Primary Stroke Center and a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. We invite you to join us in furthering your career and our accomplishments and philosophy of excellence.
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