Bariatric Dietitian - PRN

Wise Health System
Job Type:
Full Time
Posted Date:
Apr. 20th 2017
  • Woodway, TX 76712

Job Description

  Come grow with us!

POSITION:                Bariatric Dietitian -PRN, Decatur, Ft Worth and Waco!

REPORTS TO:           Bariatric Clinical Coordinator
JOB SUMMARY:      In consultation with physicians and other members of the health care team; coordinates the nutritional care and education of adult patients undergoing bariatric surgery; optimize patient outcomes and improve the quality of life for the morbidly obese.  Must have a sensitive approach and high customer service attitude for obese patients; effective teaching skills; attentive to detail and accuracy; ability to perform professional duties independently; ability to work with multidisciplinary teams.  Must return patient telephone messages and emails promptly; participates in offsite functions; inform physicians and/or surgeons of any concerns regarding patient dietary compliance; assess, communicate, and implement plans for nutritional needs; monitor nutritional status and eating behaviors and adjust as necessary; organize, maintain, and manage the supplement store in the office and on the website; educates physicians and nurses on Nutrition/Food Service-related issues; create and/or assisting with the production of marketing/educational; write educational blogs for the website; actively follow-up with post bariatric patients.


REQUIREMENTS:  1)  Bachelor of Science in Dietetics. 2)   Registered by the American Dietetic Association  3) CPR  4)  Preferred 1 year experience working with clients desiring weight loss and/or who have undergone bariatric surgery
OSHA TASK CATEGORY TWO:  There is an occasional risk of exposure to mucous membranes or skin contact with blood, body fluids, or tissues, or a potential for spills or splashed during the performance of the job.  Universal precautions must be observed and protective devices worn by the employee when performing a task that is likely to cause exposure.
Employment standards include current requirements as determined by Federal, State, and Wise Health System policy.



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