Registered Dietitian Specialist II at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 5/8/2022

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    5/8/2022
  • Job ID:
    21041428
  • Job Family
    Nutritional Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


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Registered Dietitian Specialist ll - AdventHealth - Orlando

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family: 
    We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage
    Career growth and advancement potential
    Whole Person Wellbeing Resources    
 

Our promise to you: 
Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better. 

Schedule:  Full Time 
Shift: Days
Location Address: 601 EAST ROLLINS STREET, Orlando, 32803
 

The community you’ll be caring for: 

  • Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
  • Serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
  • AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
  • We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

The role you’ll contribute: 

The registered dietitian utilizes the nutrition care process to screen, assess, diagnose, offer nutrition intervention, and monitor the nutrition status and progress of patients. The registered dietitian uses the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Standards of Practice in Nutrition Care and Standards of Professional Performance for registered dietitians.

Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team: 

Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth Orlando’s service standards. Greater than or equal to 80% of responsibilities reside within area of specialty.

•Assessment- Completes nutrition focused physical assessments, takes measurements, reviews medical records, collects data via interviews, utilizes validated tools, evaluates anthropometric status, and calculates estimated comparative standards.

•Diagnosis- Evaluates assessment data to identify nutrition risks, nutrition problems, criteria consistent with malnutrition, knowledge deficits, and/or high-risk health behaviors.

•Intervention- Offers nutrition recommendations, orders, education/counselling, and/or referral to other services.

•Education and Counselling- Provides counseling and education that reflects appropriate health literacy and cultural sensitivity to patients with disease processes that require nutritional management. Uses evidenced based theories and concepts to include transtheoretical model and motivational interviewing.

•Monitoring- Makes follow-up available to detect progress. Adjust nutrition plans of care to reach nutrition goals and to promote optimal outcomes. 

•Leadership- Makes supervised practice experience available to dietetic interns and new employees that satisfy learning objectives. Remains abreast of emerging research applications and evidenced-based guidelines, Participates in research, performance improvement, and initiatives.

•Communication- Enters complete, accurate, and timely electronic health record documentation and orders per protocol and standard operating procedure to reflect patient care. Offers timely response to internal electronic communication.

•Collaboration- Participates in patient care rounds. Creates nutrition plans of care that reflect collaboration with physicians, nurses, and other allied health professionals. Promotes evidenced-based nutrition care.

Qualifications

The expertise and experiences you’ll need to succeed: 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition or nutrition related field AND 8 years of clinical experience
  • OR Graduate degree in nutrition or nutrition related field AND 6 years of clinical experience
  • OR Post-Graduate degree in nutrition or nutrition related field AND 4 years of clinical experience 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Graduate degree in nutrition or nutrition related field

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Current active registered dietitian status with Commission of Dietetic Registration (CDR)
  • Current active licensed status with the Florida Department of Health
  • Board Certified specialist in practicing area through CDR or nutrition support through the National Board of Nutrition Support (specialty requirement depends on vacant position)
  • CNSC OR CSP  Certification
  • LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:
  • AP- Advanced Practice


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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