Clinical Nutrition Manager

Memorial Hermann Houston , TX 77020

Posted 5 months ago

At Memorial Hermann, we're about creating exceptional experiences for both our patients and our employees. Our goal is to provide opportunities for our diverse employee population that develop and grow careers in a team-oriented environment focused on patient care.

Every employee, at every level, begins their journey at Memorial Hermann learning about the history of the organization and its established culture built on trust and integrity. Our employees drive this culture, and we want you to be a part of it.

Job Summary

Position is responsible for overseeing the planning and implementation of nutrition care for Adult, HVI, and Hospital-Based Clinic patients as well as supervising designated personnel.Job Description

Minimum Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor's in Science in Dietetics/Human Nutrition and Foods or related field. Master's degree preferred or commensurate experience.


  • Current Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and Texas licensure.

  • Prefer specialized certification: Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC), Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) or certification in such areas as in renal, pediatric, sports dietetics, gerontological and/or oncology nutrition.

  • Member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics; and

  • BLS or Heart Saver certification.

Experience/ Knowledge/

  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant experience in clinical nutrition in an acute care setting.

  • Two (2) years of progressive leadership experience.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills to weigh multiple factors when dealing with patient, families, staff, physicians and other health care providers.

  • Ability to professionally and effectively interact with medical staff, other managers, administration, and staff to resolve problems.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in order to interact with patients, families and staff.

  • Possess the ability to creatively problem solve, work independently with minimal supervision and make decisions while working within a self-directed and team-oriented work environment

  • Completion of management/leadership training programs as designated by the institution within first year of employment. Ongoing management/leadership training programs as designated by organization's leadership.

  • Demonstrates commitment to the Partners-in-Caring process by integrating our culture in all internal and external customer interactions; delivers on our brand promise of "we advance health" through innovation, accountability, empowerment, collaboration, compassion and results while ensuring one Memorial Hermann.

Principle Accountabilities:

  • Evaluates current research/evidence to implement best practice standards.

  • Develops and implements effective operational plans and short term strategies to address key issues and achieve long term goals and objectives.

  • Utilizes emerging technology and decision support tools to improve clinical outcomes, operational performance, and refine practices.

  • Effectively communicates both interpersonally and in formal presentations.

  • Provides an environment which fosters employee retention, engagement, and progressive professional development.

  • Conducts quality assurance clinical audits, competency assessments and performance evaluations in order to ensure the Standards of Practice and Standards of Professional Performance for Registered Dietitians is adhered to. If a staff clinician does not adhere to established performance standards, the corrective action process is implemented and escalated if needed with guidance from the human resources department.

  • Ensures fiscal responsibility by developing budgets that monitor expenditures and adhere to sound business practices.

  • Manages, supervises, trains, and mentors department personnel.

  • Provides nutrition education and expertise to physicians, patients, families and staff.

  • Maintains knowledge of current trends and developments in Nutrition in order to enhance professional expertise by attending professional meetings, reading appropriate journals, and participating in professional organizations.

  • Ensures safe care to patients, staff and visitors; adheres to all Memorial Hermann policies, procedures, and regulatory standards within budgetary specifications including time management, supply management, productivity and quality of service.

  • Promotes individual professional growth and development by meeting requirements for mandatory/continuing education and skills competency; supports department-based goals which contribute to the success of the organization; serves as preceptor, mentor and resource to less experienced staff.

  • Other duties as assigned.

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