HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Dietitian PRN in San Antonio, Texas

Methodist Hospitalopened in 1963 as the first hospital in the internationally acclaimed South Texas Medical Center. From the beginning, we've recognized the unique needs of each of our patients. It's a process that we continue to improve on, creating ways to better serve the community when they need us the most. Methodist Hospital offers a broad range of specialties including cardiology, bone marrow transplant, emergency medicine, neurosciences, maternity care, gynecology and orthopedics. Methodist Hospital is accredited by the Joint Commission in stroke care and is designated as an accredited Chest Pain Center. We deeply value our staff and our patients. As the flagship hospital of the Medical Center and of the Methodist Healthcare system of hospitals, we appreciate the support and recognition we receive from the community in being ranked No. 1 in the Express - News Reader's Choice Awards from 2009-2013. We also enjoy being the most preferred hospital in San Antonio, as consistently reported by the Consumer Research Corporation.

General Statement of Duties: TheDietitianplans, organizes, and evaluates all phases of nutritional care for inpatients and outpatients of all ages, from Pediatric to Geriatric. Maintains high standards of nutritional care and coordinates the nutritional care with all caregivers.

Essential Job Functions: 1. Performs nutritional assessment, evaluation and planning; calculates and records meal patterns.

  1. Maintains nutritional care plans, reviews medical records, correlates medical care to nutritional care, charts findings and attends care plan meetings.

  2. Interprets and implements the diet prescription; calculates nutrients and prepares individual meal plans.

  3. Participate in the daily operations of the Food and Nutrition Services department including meal service, customer satisfaction, quality improvement projects, department education, sanitation and service.

  4. Develops/gathers nutritional counseling material and provides in/out patient counseling for patient and family members.

  5. Interacts and confers with a variety of professionals including physicians, nurses, case management to assess and implement the nutritional plan of care.

Minimum Education and Experience: Bachelor Degree in Food and Nutrition or related field Minimum License and

Certificates Required: License by the State of Texas or must obtain license within 4 months of hire. Registered/Registered eligible with the American Dietetic Association

Title: Dietitian PRN

Location: Texas-San Antonio-Methodist Hospital

Requisition ID: 02531-72189