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Dietitian - Ft. Worth - Moncrief Cancer Institute

Job Number: 74832
Categories: Professional & Executive
Location: 400 W. Magnolia Avenue, Fort Worth, TX
Department: 371017 - SCC-Moncrief Cancer Institute
Full/Part Time/PRN: Day Job
Regular/Temporary: Regular


This position is security-sensitive and subject to Texas Education Code 51.215, which authorizes UT Southwestern to obtain criminal history record information

Experience and Education

Bachelor's degree in related field, Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian with State of Texas Board of Examiners of Dietitians, and no experience required.

Master's degree preferred.

Two years of clinical experience preferred.

Job Duties

Collects nutritional data from patient medical records and evaluation instruments.

Documents and proveds medical nutrition therapy for prevention and treatment of diseases.

Prepares special diet menus for patients requiring special dietary treatment.

Assesses diets and nutritional status of patients throughout life cycle. Provides nutrition counseling and education as appropriate.

Performs and manages nutrient analysis through use of computer.

Interacts with various health care team members such as physicians, nurses, and hospital floor receptionists. Confers with health care team members as to dietary and/or nutritional needs of patients.

Evaluates outcomes of nutrition interventions.

Develops and/or revises nutrition education materials.

Duties performed may include one or more of the following core functions: a)

Directly interacting with or caring for patients; b) Directly interacting with or caring for human-subjects research participants; c) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting patient records (including patient financial records); or d) Regularly maintaining, modifying, releasing or similarly affecting human-subjects research records.

**Other Duties: Performs other duties as assigned.

UTSouthwestern Medical Center is committed to an educational and working environment that provides equal opportunity to all members of the University community. In accordance with federal and state law, the University prohibits unlawful discrimination, including harassment, on the basis of: race; color; religion; national origin; sex; including sexual harassment; age; disability; genetic information; citizenship status; and protected veteran status. In addition, it is UTSouthwestern policy to prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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