In collaboration with patients, families (as defined by the patient), and staff across all disciplines and departments will work with the Clinical Nutrition Manager to plan, implement, and evaluate diabetes related nutrition and dietary services and programs. This position will focus on providing Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) for patients who have confirmed Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes before pregnancy or who are newly diagnosed with Gestational Diabetes Mellitus, and will assist with other diabetes related initiatives as needed.
MINIMUM EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition or Dietetics, or related field.
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE: At least 2 years working experience as a registered dietitian.
1. Registered Dietitian (RD) credential from the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
2. Current Certified Diabetes Educator certification (CDE) from the National Certification Board for Diabetes Educators
3. Current license in the state of Texas as a Licensed Dietitian (LD)
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: Work in an outpatient or community health setting, Experience providing Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) and medical nutrition therapy (MNT) in an inpatient/outpatient, individual and group education setting, bilingual English/Spanish preferred.