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Clinical Dietician, Sr PT/PD Ambulatory

Company: Texas Children's Hospital
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

We are searching for a Senior Clinical Dietician - someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will provide nutritional assessment of pediatric patients, care plan development, and management of needs across the patient care continuum as well as provide education and special project support to the clinical nutrition staff and department.

Think you've got what it takes?


  • Being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 is required for all employees at Texas Children's, unless approved for a medical or religious exemption.
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred
  • LD, RD, and AP or CDE, CSO, CSP, CSR, CSSD, IBCLC, EDUHRUSE certification required
  • 4 Years Experience in the nutrition field, including at least two
  • (2) years in the clinical specialty area of focus
    • Provides nutritional assessment and ongoing development of appropriate plan of care
    • Provides staff, patient, and community education
    • Communicates with other healthcare professionals to integrate nutrition principles that enhance patient outcomes
    • Participates in, interprets, and uses research to enhance clinical practice
    • Documents nutrition care effectively within the medical record
    • Assumes additional responsibilities for clinical program oversight that promote departmental initiatives

      About Us

      Since 1954, Texas Children's has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children's hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city's Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.

      Texas Children's comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children's Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children's Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children's Hospital The Woodlands, the first hospital devoted to children's care for communities north of Houston. We have also created the nation's first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children's Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.

      To join our community of 14,000+ dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

      Texas Children's is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All applicants and employees are considered and evaluated for positions at Texas Children's without regard to mental or physical disability, race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, genetic information, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status or any other protected Federal, State/Province or Local status unrelated to the performance of the work involved.

Keywords: Texas Children's Hospital, Houston , Clinical Dietician, Sr PT/PD Ambulatory, Healthcare , Houston, Texas

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