Dietetic Medical Asst- Correctional Health (10k Retention Bonus)
Harris Health System
Location: Houston, Texas
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 164695
Job Summary - CORRECTIONAL HEALTH
The Dietetic Medical Assistant works with a team of healthcare professionals performing clerical and patient care activities that correspond to the demand of the specialty clinic. The Dietetic Medical Assistant practices under the medical supervision of a licensed physician or licensed nurse such as a Registered Nurse (RN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), or Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN). He/She will perform duties within his/her individual scope of practice and demonstrated competence, and in accordance with the policies and procedures outlined by Correctional Health division of Harris Health System. Productivity standards and practices, effective time management to prioritize tasks are responsibilities. He/she also participates in compliance and quality performance improvement efforts to ensure care provided is safe and effective.
Degrees: High School Diploma or GED
Licenses & Certifications: CAAHEP or ABHES; Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs or Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) accredited facility
Work Experience: One (1) Year Work ExperienceDietetics/Nutrition.
Communication Skills: Above average Verbal Communication (Heavy Public Contact), Exceptional Verbal (Public Speaking), Writing/ Correspondence, Writing/ Reports
Proficiencies: MS Excel, MS Word, P.C.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Analytical, Medical Terms, Mathematics
The Harris Health System is a fully integrated healthcare system that cares for all residents of Harris County, Texas. We are the first accredited healthcare institution in Harris County to be designated by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a Patient-Centered Medical Home, and are one of the largest systems in the country to achieve the quality standard. Our system includes 23 community health centers, five school-based clinics, a dental center and dialysis center, mobile health units, a rehabilitation and specialty hospital and two full-service hospitals.Ben Taub Hospital is a world renowned Level I Trauma Center with 586 licensed acute-care beds and provides a wide range of specialty care outpatient services. Lyndon B. Johnson Hospital is a 328 licensed bed acute-care hospital with a newly expanded Level III trauma center and a distinguished regional center for neonatal intensive care for high-risk deliveries.Harris Health is a teaching system for Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth). We train the next generation of healthcare providers on the latest medical procedures and technological breakthroughs.With... our fully integrated electronic medical records system, we offer patients the convenience and assurance that their medical history is accurate, safe and available when and where it is needed. Our Medical Home designation ensures that we offer a full range of preventive, specialty and acute care services for the entire family.