Title : Clinical Dietitian II

Department : Correctional Health

Type : Full Time

Location : Houston, TX

Job Details :

Harris Health is looking for an experienced Clinical Dietitian to join our team at the Harris County Jail

We offer a $10k Retention Bonus!

Shift Schedule: Days

About the Position

The Clinical Dietitian at Harris Health will provide nutrition education and medical nutrition therapy to patients in close association with the multidisciplinary healthcare team to maximize patients' nutritional status and improve clinical outcomes. You will manage the daily schedule in order to maximize patient care along with provide evidence-based and patient-centered nutrition care. At times, the Clinical Dietitian will also assist with various projects, presentations, and in-services as well as train new dietitian staff and dietetic interns once you've gained one year of clinical experience.


  • $10k retention bonus
  • Shift differentials (Evenings, Nights, Weekends, Holidays)
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Employee assistance program
  • Subsidized parking
  • Credit union
  • Employee disaster relief
  • and more!


  • Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics, Food Science, or Nutrition
    • Master's Degree preferred
  • Registered Dietitian
    • Licensed Dietitian (LD) by the state of Texas within 60 days of hire
  • One of the following certifications is preferred:
    • Advanced Practitioner Certification in Clinical Nutrition (RDN-AP)
    • Board Certified Specialist in Renal Nutrition (CSR)
    • Board Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management (CSOWM)
    • Board Certified in Oncology Nutrition (CSO)
    • Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP)
    • Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC)
    • Certified Diabetes Care and Education Specialist (CDCES)
    • Board Certified-Advanced Diabetes Management (BC-ADM)
  • 1 year of experience in Dietetics or Nutrition preferred
  • Spanish speaking preferred

About Harris Health Systems

Harris Health is a nationally recognized health system comprising three teaching hospitals and an extensive network of ambulatory care centers serving the people of Harris County, Texas, since 1966. Staffed by the faculty, fellows and residents from two nationally ranked medical schools, Baylor College of Medicine and The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth), Harris Health is the first healthcare system in Houston to receive the prestigious National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) designation for its network of patient-centered medical homes, and both LBJ and Ben Taub Hospitals earned the ANCC Magnet Designation in 2020.

Each year, Harris Health provides more than 1.8 million total outpatient visits through its more than 40 ambulatory care facilities. Additionally, Harris Health sees more than 177,000 emergency visits at its Level 1 and Level 3 trauma centers and 35,000 hospital admissions through its three hospitals: Ben Taub, LBJ and Quentin Mease.

Harris Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer that welcomes and encourages diversity in the workplace.

Apply today.

Our short application process takes less than 3 minutes on your phone, tablet or computer.