The Clinical Dietitian III (CD III) is a registered dietitian/nutritionist who is an expert in general and one or more subspecialty practice area. The CD III provides patients/families with well-developed, intuitive practice skills using current, evidenced -based knowledge that meets the needs of the home health population. The CD III is competent in current medical nutrition therapy for pediatrics, participates in and initiates nutrition care decisions that lead to positive outcomes and is an effective educator. The Clinical Dietician III works directly with providers, clinicians and patient service coordinators to develop appropriate medical necessity documentation. The CD III takes initiative to prioritize workload, deliver nutrition care to the all nutritional patients of CCHH, and discuss/advocate for nutrition care needs for the patient/family as well as monitor and supporting ongoing nutritional therapy patients of Cook Children's Home Health. The CD III can recognize problems and identify, develop and act upon innovative solutions to problems. This position receives oversight by the AVP of Clinical Operations. Ability to work independently, manage daily workload, identify and solve problems in the work area, work collaboratively with other staff members and meet or exceed patient satisfaction goals is required within this position.
Education & Experience
Master's degree preferred with CDR Board Recognized Specialty certification obtained in practice-applicable specialty area preferred (Ex: CSP, CNSC, CDE, CSO, CSRN, AP-RD).
Requires at least 3 years of experience as an RD and at least one year in Pediatric experience.
Home Health experience preferred.
Spanish Speaking Preferred.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification
Must be registered with the Commission of Dietetic Registration and licensed by the State of Texas.
Heart Saver CPR certification required.
BLS CPR preferred.
Internal Number: 39095
About Cook Children's Health Care System
Cook Children's Health Care System embraces an inspiring Promise – to improve the health of every child in our region through the prevention and treatment of illness, disease and injury. Based in Fort Worth, Texas, we’re proud of our long and rich tradition of serving our community.