Dietitian in Round Rock, TX at Compassus

Date Posted: 7/30/2019

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Job Description

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At Compassus, we are dedicated to compassionate care, clinical excellence and providing comfort and support to patients and their families facing the end of life. For many of our team members, this is more than a career — it’s a calling.

Do you want to make a difference in the lives of others? Join our team today as a Dietitian to positively impact the experiences of our patients and families.

Position Summary

The Dietitian performs evaluations on patients when nutritional issues require intervention and creates a plan of care to determine the dietary needs of the patient based on patient and family goals.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Collaborate with the hospice inter-disciplinary team regarding the plan of care and any necessary updates
  • Educate the patient and/or caregiver on any recommended changes to dietary habits
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of instruction, patient response, progress toward patient/family goals, and need for ongoing involvement


  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Possesses up-to-date knowledge of principles, concepts and methodology of nutrition appropriate for terminally ill patients
  • Practices professionalism, sound reasoning, and effective communication
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, to include some evenings and weekends
  • Ability to work with patients who are terminally ill and their family members
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Programs

Education and Certifications

Bachelor’s Degree in nutrition, dietetics, foods and nutrition, food service systems management with one year of experience in care of individuals with special dietary needs, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

State Specific Requirements

  • Alabama  - Licensure required
  • Arizona  - Registered and approved to work by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • California – Registered and approved to work by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Connecticut – Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration or certified as a dietitian-nutritionist in Connecticut
  • Georgia – Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and licensed in Georgia
  • IdahoLicensure required
  • Illinois  - Licensure required
  • IowaLicensure required UNLESS licensed as a dietitian in another state or has a bachelors’ degree in nutrition from an accredited college
  • Kansas – Licensure required for dietitian; nutritionist may provide counseling if certified in state
  • Louisiana – Must meet the qualification standards of the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association, Registration preferred
  • Maine – Registration and Licensure required
  • Missouri – Qualified for licensure or recognized as a nutritionist (minimum of 4-year degree with 15 semester hours of practicum in nutrition or dietary support)
  • Mississippi – Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration, or equivalent education/training/experience to qualify for registration
  • New Hampshire – Licensure required
  • New Mexico - Licensure required
  • Ohio - Licensure required
  • Oklahoma - Licensure required
  • South Carolina - Registration and Licensure required
  • Tennessee - Licensure required
  • West Virginia  - Licensure required
  • Wisconsin - registered dietician or an individual who has documented equivalency in education or training

Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, complies with applicable Federal civil rights laws and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex. Compassus, including all Compassus affiliates, does not exclude people or treat them differently because of race, color, national origin, age, disability, or sex.

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