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Clinical Dietitian - NICU

Company: Medical City Dallas
Location: The Colony
Posted on: June 5, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionDo you want to join an organization that invests in you as a Clinical Dietitian? At Medical City Dallas, you come first. HCA Healthcare has committed up to $300 million in programs to support our incredible team members over the course of three years.BenefitsMedical City Dallas, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Learn more about Employee BenefitsNote: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.You contribute to our success. Every role has an impact on our patients' lives and you have the opportunity to make a difference. We are looking for a dedicated Clinical Dietitian like you to be a part of our team.Job Summary and QualificationsOur Clinical Dietitians are responsible for coordinating patient nutritional care under the general supervision of the Director of Food and Nutrition Services. The Clinical Dietician will collaborate as a member of the interdisciplinary healthcare team to provide patients high quality medical nutrition therapy following the Nutrition Care Process. The commitment to service, safety and professionalism is critical to achieving the best experience for our patients. As a NICU Clinical Dietician, you will assess nutritional needs, develop eating programs, monitor growth progress, and educate parents to help neonates thrive. At least 1 year experience as a dietician in Pediatrics and/or NICU required. What you will do in this role:
    • Identify patients at nutritional risk based on established criteria.
    • Evaluate age specific, developmental and disease specific nutritional needs of patients.
    • Develop and implement nutritional plan of care.
    • Evaluate and monitor the effectiveness and outcomes of medical nutrition therapy interventions.
    • Provide nutrition education counseling to patients and family.
    • Serve as preceptor to Dietetic Interns.
    • Participates in research opportunities and promotes evidenced-based practice.
    • Participation in appropriate department and hospital wide committees and community events to promote medical nutrition therapy.
    • Serve as a resource to physicians and other allied health staff.What qualifications you will need:
      • Bachelor's Degree in dietetics or nutrition
      • Current Registration as a Dietician with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association or registry eligible - must receive registration within 90 days of hire
      • Must be licensed by the TX Department of State Health Services - licensure must be obtained within 1 year
      • One to two years of hospital clinical dietetic experience with 1 year experience in area of expertiseMedical City Dallas is recognized for its advanced medical facilities and commitment to excellence in patient care. We are an 895+ bed tertiary care center. Our medical team consists of more than 1,500 physicians, many are recognized as the world's best in their specialties. Patients travel to Medical City Dallas from all over the United States and from other countries. We offer sophisticated treatment by our 400+ in-house physician specialists. Medical City Dallas has a full-service adult hospital and pediatric hospital. We have separate adult and pediatric emergency rooms, outpatient clinics and diagnostic centers. Our providers have access to state-of-the-art technology and are pioneering new medical procedures to accommodate patient needs. As a part of the Medical City network of hospitals, patients are ensured access to leading medical experts and advanced healthcare innovations across the network.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies - by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."Good people beget good people."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder We are a family 270,000 dedicated professionals! Our Talent Acquisition team is reviewing applications for our Clinical Dietitian opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your resume today to join our community of caring!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Medical City Dallas, The Colony , Clinical Dietitian - NICU, Healthcare , The Colony, Texas

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