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Full Time - Days with rotating weekends
Do you have a passion for healthcare and helping others? Do you enjoy working in a fast-paced, patient-centered environment? Jump-start your career in our Food and Nutrition Department. Submit your application today!
We offer you an excellent total compensation package, including competitive salary, excellent benefit package and growth opportunities. We believe in our team and your ability to do excellent work with us. Your benefits include 401k, PTO, medical, dental, flex spending, life, disability, tuition reimbursement, employee discount program, employee stock purchase program and student loan repayment. We would love to talk to you about this fantastic opportunity.
As a Dietitian - Transplant you will be responsible for planning, organizing, and evaluating all phases of nutritional care for pre-transplant as well as post-transplant patient populations at several MHS Transplant Clinics. As a Dietitian - Transplant you will coordinate and maintain a high standard of nutritional care, and provide advice regarding patient candidacy.
What you will do In This Role:
Performs nutritional screening assessments, develops plans of care, and educates patients and caregivers as appropriate.
Participates in satellite clinic operations for patient assessments and multi-disciplinary meetings with the transplant team members to deem candidacy.
Responsible for meeting patient needs. Must understand the disease process as well as dialysis needs for patients undergoing transplant evaluation and follow up.
Must determine recommendations for nutritional status improvements and provide direction and instruction for resolution of barriers to transplantation.
Documents appropriately in the patients medical record all interventions and recommendations to determine candidacy.
Collaborates with medical team as well as referring dieticians to determine the best transplant plan of care and waitlist nutritional management.
What Qualifications You Will Need:
Bachelor’s degree focused on the nutritional aspects of patient care in the acute setting.
You must have a minimum of 3 years work experience as a Registered Dietician.
You must be a Registered Dietitian and Licensed Dietitian in the State of Texas
Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant has been nationally recognized for its record setting kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs. It is home to the Texas Transplant Institute and is the largest living donor kidney transplant program in the US. According to the United Network of Organ Sharing database, the center reached a major milestone in 2019 by performing 231 living donor kidney transplants in a single year setting a new national record - that’s 65 more transplants than the second center on the list.
In addition to transplant care, Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant is a full service hospital with over 260 beds that provides specialized services for liver cancer care, hepatobiliary surgery, emergency care, weight loss surgery, urology surgery, vascular surgery, inpatient rehabilitation, colorectal surgery and behavioral health care. Our surgical expertise extends to robotics, with four da Vinci surgical robots in use. It has been recognized as a Center of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Excellence from the American Society for Bariatric Surgery since 2008. Our Sexual Assault Response Team provides a compassionate environment for sexual assault survivors ages 13+, serving as a model for hospitals and agencies all over the world. Specialty and Transplant prides itself on providing the highest quality of patient care possible as proven by their five consecutive Grade A scores from the Leapfrog’s Hospital Safety Grade survey. For more information, please visit our website at www.sahealth.com and select Methodist Hospital Specialty and Transplant under Locations.
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