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Reg Dietitian Diabetes Educator - Bilingual in Spanish preferred

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Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: Dallas, TX, US

Company: Parkland Health and Hospital System

Looking for your next opportunity? If so, choose Parkland and discover what a meaningful job feels like. Whether you work directly with patients or use your talent to support our care, you’ll be part of a team that’s providing valuable health services to Dallas County residents. And here, you’ll have the opportunity to put all your skills to work, and the support to grow and advance in your job and your field. Step into a career that will make a substantial difference for our patients—and for you. We blend cultures, talents, and experience into an exemplary health and hospital system.  Parkland has earned distinction as one of America’s Best Hospitals by U.S News and World Report every year since 1994.

PRIMARY PURPOSE

Provides comprehensive individual and group based nutritional and diabetes self-management assessment and counseling for people living with diabetes and associated conditions within a specialist multidisciplinary diabetes team at Parkland


MINIMUM SPECIFICATIONS

Education:
-Must have a Bachelor's degree in Food and Nutrition.

Experience:
-Must have two years clinical dietetic experience working with people with diabetes and associated conditions.
-Must have one year or related dietetic experience in an acute care setting through an Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (A.N.D.) coordinated undergraduate program or internship program.

Equivalent Education and/or Experience:
-May have an equivalent combination of education and/or experience in lieu of specific education and/or experience as stated above.

Certification/Registration/Licensure:
-Must be a registered dietitian with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (A.N.D.).
and be licensed to practice dietetics by the Texas Board of Dietitians.
-Must be a Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) by the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators OR eligible to attain credential within 12 months of placement in job.

Skills or Special Abilities:
-Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with departmental personnel, hospital staff, and patients.
-Bilingual (oral and writing) in Spanish preferred.
-Must be able to demonstrate basic computer skills with a working knowledge of data base programs, data report analysis software, and electronic medical record charting.
-An advance knowledge of nutrition and patient education skills preferred.
-Must be able to demonstrate patient centered/patient valued behaviors

Parkland Health and Hospital System prohibits discrimination based on age (40 or over), race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, disability, national origin, marital status, political belief, or veteran status.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Nutrition, Medical, Dietitian, Diabetes Educator, Special Medicine, Healthcare

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