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Clinical Dietitian-Genetics

Company name
Ascension Health

Location
Austin, TX, United States

Employment Type
Full-Time

Industry
Healthcare, Biotech, Sciences

Posted on
Jun 05,2019

Valid Through
Sep 18,2019

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We Are Hiring

Clinical Dietitian - Genetics 

Shift: Full Time, Days 8:00a-4:30p

Strictly Pediatrics, Austin TX

Preferred Experience: Genetic Disorders, Pediatrics, 

Strongly Preferred: 1 year of experience in Clinical Nutrition

‘Specially for Children is the only group of its kind in the Austin/Travis County area. Affiliated with Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas, ‘Specially for Children has played an integral role in the development of a comprehensive, pediatric multidisciplinary team approach to caring for children.

Please use the links on this page to learn more about our team of pediatric providers and the medical specialties we serve.

Food Allergy Center of Excellence Designation

‘Specially for Children is the only children’s allergy clinic in Central Texas nationally recognized by the Food Allergy Research and Education Center, and was designated as one of 28 “Centers of Excellence” within the  Food Allergy Research and Education

 (FARE) Clinical Network.

FARE Clinical Network uses a rigorous application process to select Center of Excellence sites. Recipients must provide the highest possible quality of clinical and sub-speciality food allergy expertise and services while applying new evidence-based knowledge to their practice. Centers of Excellence must also demonstrate the highest standards for clinical patient care, teaching and research.

Why Join Ascension?

Mission & Purpose:

Power of Purpose: For us, work is more than the place we go each day. It’s an environment that nurtures relationships, connects talent, and understands patients so we can provide holistic care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. Our innovative approach impacts and influences the community that we serve.

A Mission with a Global Reach: Not only is Ascension focused on transforming healthcare in the US, we are also committed to the health and wellbeing of persons in developing countries. By joining our team – you are joining a global movement to care for those in need.

A Passionate Team: Ascension associates are leaders who follow their heart.  We give, grow, connect and provide care; together as a team we are committed to our mission of serving the poor and vulnerable.

Opportunity for You to Impact Your Local Community: Last year Ascension provided over 1.8billion in free healthcare to those in need and without access. You will have the opportunity to offer your servant's heart by volunteering with Ascension’s Medical Mission at Home program and other community benefit initiatives.

Faith Based Approach: Spiritual care is fundamental to our identity and a tangible expression of our mission and values. It is also an essential part of providing care that treats the whole person: body, mind and spirit. We care for the spirit through compassionate relationships and empathetic, effective communication.

Transformational Healthcare Environment: Our care teams collaborate between each other nationwide. Through working and learning together, we can create standards of excellence to be used across the system. This helps us provide better care for all persons, with special attention to those who are poor and vulnerable.

Transformational Healthcare Environment: Our care teams collaborate between each other nationwide. Through working and learning together, we can create standards of excellence to be used across the system. We embrace change if it will improve the outcome for the patient.

Leading with Mission: Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide everything we do at Ascension. They are foundational to our work to transform healthcare and express our priorities when providing care and services, particularly to those most in need

One Ascension: We are One Ascension.  We share a drive to care for people and provide the best possible outcomes for our patients.  Personalized care is our calling, and teamwork is the way we provide it.

More Than a Job: Working for Ascension is more than just a job. It’s a career where your talent and passion for delivering quality healthcare can make a difference for patients, team members, and the community.

What You Will Do

As an Associate with Seton Family of Hospitals-TX, you will have the opportunity to provide medical nutrition therapy and evaluates effectiveness of treatments.

Responsibilities:

Assesses patients for nutritional status. Provides interventions/treatments including diet therapy, counseling or specialized nutrition supplements.

Collaborates with physicians, nursing and ancillary services such as speech pathology or physical therapy.

Monitors tolerance and effectiveness of nutritional regimen and recommends therapy adjustments as necessary. Provides medical nutrition therapy and evaluates effectiveness of treatments.

Provides nutrition information for the community that may include public speaking, news releases and other forms of publications.

Researches and takes initiatives to resolve nutrition care related complaints and problems.

Assists in monitoring meals including intake, diet compliance and tray accuracy. Maintains sanitation of food preparation area(s) through planned and unannounced inspections.

What You Will Need

Licenses/Certifications/Registration:

Required Credential(s):

Dietitian/Nutritionist credentialed from the 

Commission on Dietetic Registration obtained within 

6 Months (180 days) of hire date or job transfer date. 

: Registered Dietitian/Registered Dietitian Nutritionist credentialed from the Commission on Dietetic Registration, at the time of hire preferred

Education:

Diploma 

High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or Associate's degree, or Technical degree required.

Bachelors or Masters degree in Human Nutrition preferred

Work Experience:

None required.

: 1 year of experience in Clinical Nutrition; experience in pediatrics preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

Seton Healthcare Family is an equal employment opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local equal employment regulations and laws. It is the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to afford equal employment opportunities to all employees and prospective employees without regard to their race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic or status that is protected by federal, state, or local laws. This policy applies to all personnel actions, such as hiring, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

Affirmative Action goes beyond the concept of equal employment opportunity. Affirmative Action policies and programs are required to overcome the present effects of past discrimination and to achieve equal employment opportunity for members of groups that are or have been formerly under-represented. Affirmative Action policies and programs are tools whereby additional efforts are made to recruit, employ and promote qualified members of formerly excluded groups, even if that exclusion cannot be traced to particular discriminatory actions. Through specific and result-oriented activities, Seton Healthcare Family’s goals are to ensure that every person is given full consideration through equal employment opportunity policies and practices and to achieve a representative workforce through its affirmative action efforts.

It is further the policy of the Seton Healthcare Family to encourage vendors, contractors, affiliate institutions and others doing business with the Seton Healthcare Family to observe the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action.

Seton Healthcare Family is an EEO/AA employer: M/F/Disabled/Vet.

For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/ofccp_eeo_supplement_final_jrf_qa_508c.pdf

Please note that Ascension will make an offer of employment only to individuals who have applied for a position using our official application. Be on alert for possible fraudulent offers of employment. Ascension will not solicit money or banking information from applicants.

Company info

Ascension Health
Website : http://www.ascension.org

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