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Clinical Dietician (Mays Cancer Center)

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Patient Care
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School of Medicine
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21001691 Requisition #

Job Summary:

Under general supervision, responsible for providing clinical nutrition care & services to patients/clients in response to physicians orders to include the following: assessment of Patient's nutritional risks/status, development of care plans to meet nutritional needs of patients, counseling of patients & family members, and education of patients.  (Services will be provided virtual and in-person).

 

Job Duties:

  1. Implements and provides appropriate nutritional care and education within the framework of a comprehensive health program.
  2. Collaborates with medical staff and a healthcare team in assessing the nutritional needs of the patient population and develops dietary interventions to support patients through treatment and beyond.
  3. Provides education to patients, caregivers, staff and the community concerning nutritional approaches to disease prevention and survivorship issues.
  4. Provides advice and consultation regarding the implementation of therapeutic diets prescribed by physicians for individual patients.
  5. Manages nutrition supplement program, manages food pantry, reports, participant identification, screening and distribution of products. 
  6. Provides input into grant funding applications.  Provides patient education through video and other social media outlets.
  7. Promotes and develops food demonstrations (In person and virtual) and nutritional teaching for various age groups and /or chronically ill patients.
  8. Performs all other duties as assigned.

 

Education:

Bachelor's degree in Food and/or Nutritional Science is required.


Experience:

Three (3) years of relevant experience is required.

 

License/Certification:

Certification by the ADA as a Registered Dietician is required.

UT Health San Antonio is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer.  It is our policy to promote and ensure equal employment opportunity for all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status.

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