Clinical Dietician- Diabetes Education- PRN at Christus Health

Posted in Health Care 28 days ago.

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Location: Longview, Texas





Job Description:
Responsible for the implementation and promotion of nutrition education component and client counseling for chronic disease management, outpatient diabetes education, and wellness programs.

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Certification/Licensure

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* Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration as a Registered Dietician
* Current license by the Texas State Board of Examiners
* Must be willing to pursue certification as Certified Diabetes Educator.
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If candidate is a new graduate:

* Candidate must be registry eligible
* Must obtain temporary license within 90 days of employment
* Must obtain permanent license within six months of employment
* Failure to obtain license within this time frame will result in termination of employment
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Education

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* Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or Food/Institutional Management
* Master of Science in Nutrition preferred
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Experience

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* Prefer minimum 1 year experience as clinical dietitian with a broad experience in diabetes education, wellness, and individual/group nutrition counseling.
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Specialized Training
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Other Skills/Competencies

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Ability to perform the essential functions of this position, with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing a direct threat to the health and safety of self or others. Ability to comply with all Good Shepherd policies and procedures that are job-related and consistent with business necessity. Ability to effectively communicate with patients and provide competent care as appropriate to the ages of patients served by this position.
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Equipment
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Computer Skills

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Computer literacy is desired.

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