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MD Anderson Cancer Center

Dietetic Specialist- Inpatient (Day Shift) (150040)

Healthcare

All

Yearly

No

Houston, Texas, United States

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston is one of the world's most respected centers focused on cancer patient care, research, education and prevention. It was named the nation's No. 1 hospital for cancer care in U.S. News & World Report's 2021-2022 rankings. It is one of the nation's original three comprehensive cancer centers designated by the National Cancer Institute.

SUMMARY

Function Assists the Dietitian in providing direct nutrition care to cancer patients and ensures compliance of patient menus with MDACC standards.

Scope Impacts nutrition care for patients with a low to moderate nutrition risk.

Essential Job Functions Provides quality nutrition care in relation to the patient's prescribed diagnosis, treatment, age group, nutrition status and other needs. Works with clinical staff to develop care plans for patients at low to moderate nutritional risk. Evaluates nutrition screening information and assigns an appropriate level of care for assessment and follow-up care. Reviews and modifies menus for patients with multiple reactions when necessary. Educates patients on group I medications for potential food/drug interactions, diet restrictions and side effect management. May participate in the development of menus for regular and modified diets, determine compliance of menu items with the MDACC Diet Manual, create/maintain food and nutrition-related data in computer systems, develop training materials, and train staff.

Other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

Education

Required: Associate's degree in Arts from an American Dietetic Association approved Dietetic technician program.

Experience

Required: None.

It is the policy of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center to provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by institutional policy or by federal, state or local laws unless such distinction is required by law. [Register to View]

Additional Information

  • Requisition ID: 150040
  • Employment Status: Full-Time
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • FLSA: non-exempt, eligible for overtime, and is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
  • Work Week: Days, Rotating, Varied, Weekends
  • Fund Type: Hard
  • Work Location: Hybrid Onsite/Remote
  • Pivotal Position: No
  • Minimum Salary: US Dollar (USD) 34,500
  • Midpoint Salary: US Dollar (USD) 43,000
  • Maximum Salary : US Dollar (USD) 51,500
  • Science Jobs: No