Clinical Dietitian Job

Children's Health - Clinical Nutrition Careers

Job Number: 54706

Location: Dallas, TX

Date Posted: 6-28-2018


Position Summary

This position will be weekdays with rotating weekends and holidays.

Provide patient's nutritional information and be an active participant in the interdisciplinary teams. Responsible for providing nutritional services to patients through nutritional monitoring, assessment, calculations, recommendations and education. Ensure patients, families, hospital staff, and the community receives the best nutritional information available.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide nutritional monitoring, assessment, calculations, recommendations, and education for patients and serve as a nutrition resource for the hospital, staff, patients, families, and the community. May write orders for TPN, diet orders and labs per medical nutrition protocol.
  • Provide clear, effective, and professional communication to patients and family, staff, and community.
  • Complete administrative tasks, such as patient and non-patient related phone calls and e-mails, ongoing required competencies, etc.
  • Attend various meeting, committee involvement, contribute to projects and give presentations.



Four-year Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience, required.


One to two years of job category-specific experience, preferred.

Specific knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures.
  • Use appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interact with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one's intentions.
  • Meet patient and patient family needs; take responsibility for a patient's safety, satisfaction, and clinical outcomes; use appropriate interpersonal techniques to resolve difficult patient situations and regain patient confidence.
  • Set high standards of performance for self and others; assume responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-impose standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.
  • Assimilate and apply new job-related information in a timely manner.
  • Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message.

Licenses & Certifications

State Dietetic License (i.e. LD - Licensed Dietitian) within 90 days of start date, required.

National Dietetic Registration (i.e. RD - Registered Dietitian) within 90 days of start date, required.

National Provider Identification Number (NPI) within 90 days of start date, required.

Physical Demands

Light - Exerting up to 20 lbs. occasionally, 10 lbs. frequently, or negligible amounts constantly and may require walking or standing to a significant degree.

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