Clinical Dietician (Contract)

Posted: 07/31/2022

 

Job Description

Responsibilities

Hickory Trail Hospital, a 86-bed behavioral health facility located just south of Dallas, has been providing quality health care to the residents of DFW since 1988. Hickory Trail Hospital provides inpatient and day treatment for children, adolescents, adults, and senior adults. Our professional staff individualizes care to uniquely fit the intensity and severity of each client's case and their family's needs. Because crisis occurs at all times of the day and night, our services are provided 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

For more information about Hickory Trail Hospital, please visit our website at https://www.hickorytrail.com/

 

Position Summary:

To translate the technical science of nutrition into a program of diet, exercise and lifestyle for adults, adolescents, and children as prescribed by the physician and/or treatment team.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE, AND ABILITIES:

Knowledge of appropriate nutritional assessment diagnosis, and intervention with psychiatric patients.  Skills in preparing and maintaining appropriate medical records documentation.

 

EDUCATION

Graduate from an accredited school of dietetics.

 

LICENSURE/CERTIFICATION

Current Licensed Dietician with the American Dietetic Association.

 

EXPERIENCE

Requires two years’ experience. Mental health experience preferred.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Vision and hearing must be correctable to normal range.

Must be able to verbally communicate.

Requires fine manipulation with both hands.

Must have good physical condition and mobility and be able to lift as least 10 pounds.

Must be able to speak clearly and write.

 

 

One of the nation’s largest and most respected hospital companies, Universal Health Services, Inc. (UHS) has built an impressive record of achievement and performance. Steadily growing from a startup to an esteemed Fortune 500 corporation, UHS today has annual revenue nearing $10 billion. In 2017, UHS was recognized as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies by Fortune; ranked #276 on the Fortune 500, and listed #275 in Forbes inaugural ranking of America’s Top 500 Public Companies.

Our operating philosophy is as effective today as it was 40 years ago: Build or acquire high quality hospitals in rapidly growing markets, invest in the people and equipment needed to allow each facility to thrive, and become the leading healthcare provider in each community we serve.

 

Headquartered in King of Prussia, PA, UHS has more than 81,000 employees and through its subsidiaries operates more than 320 acute care hospitals, behavioral health facilities and ambulatory centers in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and the United Kingdom.

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We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.

 

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