Serves as an expert in current medical nutrition therapy and works as part of an interdisciplinary team, within the Cook Children’s Medical Center and all rotating Neighborhood Clinics assigned. The Neighborhood Clinic Dietitian provides expert and current outpatient nutrition therapy to children ages 0-18 and education to their families. The position works in close collaboration with the NHC Education Coordinator and the physician/provider to provide nutrition intervention and education based on the clinical assessment, goals, preferences, learning barriers, and readiness of the patient and his/her family in support of the overall plan of care. The Neighborhood Clinic Dietitian possesses knowledge and understanding of normal pediatric growth and development and provides professional guidance to in/outpatient staff, outside agencies, students, and the community while maintain patient confidentiality and honor patient rights. Develops, verifies, and revises nutritional therapies, to improve care and outcomes for patients and help CCHCS achieve its goals and objectives.
Education & Experience:
Bachelor (required) or Master (preferred) of Science.
Pediatric experience preferred.
Licensure, Registration, and/or Certification:
Must be registered with the Commission of Dietetic Registration and licensed by the State of Texas within six months of hire date.
Current BLS Certification.
*** Bi-lingual preferred***
Internal Number: 50648-43152
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.