Dietician PRN - DRMC
Corpus Christi Medical Center - Corpus Christi, TX

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The Dietitian leads the processes in place to ensure that the patients

' nutritional needs are met. Job tasks and responsibilities include:
  • Conducts and implements comprehensive nutritional assessments for patients
  • Assesses, plans, writes and evaluates patient diets.
  • Plans menus in accordance with patient dietary requirements and general dietetic standards and regulations.
  • Instructs and counsels patients on dietary restrictions/recommendations.

  • Participates in multidisciplinary teams providing input regarding treatment plans.
  • Directs and supervises personnel in the process of planning, preparing, and serving food to patients.
  • Maintains records of patient reaction to prescribed diets.
  • Monitors, records and communicates as appropriate utilizing computerized documentation systems.
  • Utilizes knowledge of age specific needs of patient in performance of duties and responsibilities.
  • Orients and mentors new staff members.
  • Follows Standard Precautions using personal protective equipment as required. Q

Job qualifications include:
  • Bachelors Degree in Dietetics or Nutrition required.
  • American Dietetic Association Registration strongly preferred (R.D.)
  • Must have current state licensure as a Dietitian (L.D.)
  • Previous experience as a hospital dietitian preferred.
  • Customer service abilities including effective listening skills.
  • Critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to perform work that requires frequent standing, bending, reaching, squatting, kneeling, moving, lifting of patients and/or equipment up to 50 lbs

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Corpus Christi Medical Center is a Health Care System including Bay Area, Doctors Regional, The Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional, Bayview...