Job ID: 237051
Clinical Dietician Specialist
Additional Job Information
Title: Clinical Dietician Specialist
City, State: Austin,TX
Location: Strictly Peds Med Office Bldg
Department: SFC DCMC Support
Additional Job Details: PRN, Rotating, 0 hours, Weekly
At Seton, we’re using the power of purpose to change healthcare for the better.
As part of Ascension's Texas Ministry Market we do this through collaboration. Seton brings great minds and proven results from the across the nation together. From the best hires and strategic plans for growth, to the proactive connections we make within our community, we reach out to move ahead. Now, partnering with the University of Texas to build the new Dell Seton Medical Center, our future looks brighter than ever.
We do this in force. With more than 12,800 associates, Seton is the leading healthcare service provider in Central Texas as well as its second largest employer. We serve an eleven county area of more than 1.8 million people. We have five urban acute care hospitals, two rural hospitals, a mental health hospital, three primary care clinics for the uninsured, and an increasing number of storefront care locations.
We do this with vision. Since our founding in 1902, Seton has led the way in Austin --- expanding thoughtfully and with purpose; caring for our neighbors, because we know them so well. As a non-profit with a mission --- rather than a bottom line --- guiding us, improving health at a community level is our number one priority.
It’s our home, and our heart.
Located at the center of Texas hill country --- just a few hours from Dallas, Houston, and San Antonio --- Austin offers an appealing blend of hometown comfort and high-tech care. Whether you are looking for a vibrant nightlife and live music, recreational areas and activities, family-friendly fun, or educational offerings, Austin is a city that not only calls to you, but gently encourages you to sit down and stay awhile.
With cultural diversity, a mild climate (and truly great outdoors), attractive and affordable housing options, and no state income tax, Austin is a feel-good choice for a rewarding way of life.
The way we connect,
the lives we affect.
The Seton Healthcare Family is always looking for dedicated, talented professionals willing to share their hearts with those we serve. Being part of our close-knit team means performing to a higher standard. Embracing innovation, while understanding the importance of individual connections. And continually collaborating, learning and growing to realize new levels of personal and professional satisfaction.
Te Clinical Dietician Specialist provides medical nutrition therapy and evaluates effectiveness of treatments.
Assesses patients for nutritional status. Provides interventions/treatments including diet therapy, counseling or specialized nutrition supplements.
Collaborates with physicians, nursing and ancillary services such as speech pathology or physical therapy.
Monitors tolerance and effectiveness of nutritional regimen and recommends therapy adjustments as necessary.
Provides nutrition information for the community that may include public speaking, news releases and other forms of publications.
Interviews patients and significant others and assesses eating habits, lifestyle, education needs and/or specific nutrient needs.
Evaluates appropriateness and effectiveness of alternative feeding modalities and monitors throughout the hospital stay.
Acts as resource to other members of the health care team on implementation of nutrition care plan. Educates patient and significant others on practical program to integrate necessary modifications into lifestyle.
Participates in department quality improvement activities, such as chart audits and at least one other project.
Performs other duties as assigned.
May be required to be
Website : http://www.ascension.org
Ascension Health is transforming healthcare by providing the highest quality care to all, with special attention to the poor and vulnerable. Ascension Health, which provided $1.3 billion in care of persons who are poor and community benefit last year, is the nation's largest Catholic and nonprofit health system. Our mission-focused Health Ministries employ more than 150,000 associates serving in more than 1,500 locations in 23 states and the District of Columbia. Our Strategic Direction incorporates an outward promise to those we serve to deliver Healthcare That Works, Healthcare That Is Safe, and Healthcare That Leaves No One Behind, for Life, by the year 2020. We continue to build on the remarkable progress we have made as a healing ministry and share a sacred obligation on behalf of those we serve.Our actions are guided by the Mission, Vision, and Values on which our ministry is built. Through the conviction of our local and national leaders, our strategic direction guides us to provide: