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JPS Health Network Fort Worth , TX 76102

Posted 2 months ago

JPS Health Network is a $950 million, tax-supported health care system for Tarrant County in North Texas. Licensed for 578 beds, the network includes an acute care hospital and more than 40 community-based clinics, including 19 school-based clinics. John Peter Smith Hospital is home to Tarrant County's first and only Level 1 Trauma Center, its only psychiatric emergency services site and has the largest hospital-based family medicine residency program in the nation. Our network employs more than 6,500 people.

Acclaim is our multispecialty medical practice group. Acclaim has over 300 providers serving the JPS Health Network in specialties ranging from primary care to general surgery and trauma. The Acclaim group has been formed around a common set of incentives and expectations supporting the operational, financial and clinical performance

outcomes of the network. Our goal is to provide high quality, compassionate clinical care for every patient, every time.

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John Peter Smith Hospital

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Description: The Dietician provides nutritional education and nutritional patient care to assigned patient populations. Screens patients for nutritional risk.

Typical Duties:

  • Screens patients for nutritional risk; assesses patient s nutritional status.

  • Develops individualized care plans in accordance with the patient's disease state, nutritional status, physical, emotional and social needs.

  • Assesses the nutritional status of patients and develops nutritional care plans in accordance with patient preferences, age, disease state, and resources.

  • Schedules follow up assessments and appointments at appropriate intervals to monitor progress.

  • Consults with physicians and other members of the interdisciplinary care team.

  • Documents pertinent objective and subjective data pertaining to patient status and care.

  • Instructs, educates and counsels with patients and their significant others in nutritional therapy. Reviews and develops patient educational materials for appropriateness and current practice guidelines. Conducts group educational events.

  • Prioritizes patient care activities, and implements or recommends appropriate changes to improve practice protocols and clinical practice guidelines.

  • Serves as a nutritional resource person to other health care professionals, interns, trainees, community civic groups, media, etc.

  • Conducts in-services, authors publications, conducts research to contribute to the education and understanding of the science of nutrition.

  • Performs other related job duties as assigned.


Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics from an accredited college or university.

  • One year of related dietetic experience in an acute care setting through an accredited coordinated undergraduate program or an accredited internship program.
    Required Licensure/Certification:

  • Registration with the Commission on Dietetic Registration (or Registry eligible with registration acquired within 90 days of employment).

  • Licensed by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Dietitians within 6 months of employment.

Location Address:
1500 S. Main Street

Fort Worth, Texas, 76104

United States

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