Registered Dietitian Specialist II FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/4/2021


Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
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  • Job Family
    Nutritional Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Registered Dietitian Specialist ll - AdventHealth - Orlando

Location Address: 601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth – Orlando

  • 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

Work Hours/Shift:   Full Time, Monday – Friday, day shift with some weekends and holiays 

You Will Be Responsible For:

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.



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 

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)

NICU  CNSC-certified nutrition support clinician

Pediatric Units/ Pediatric Transplant

CSP – certified specialist in pediatrics

OR CSPCC- certified specialist in pediatrics critical care

Diabetes Educator Program

CDE- certified diabetes educator

Renal Specialist Program   CSR- certified specialist in renal nutrition

Oncology Specialist Program-CSO- certified specialist in oncology nutrition

Geriatric Specialist Program-CSG- certified specialist in gerontological nutrition

Sports Nutrition Specialist Program-CSSD- Certified Specialist in Sports Dietetics

Ketogenic Specialist Programs-None

Inborn Error of Metabolism CSP – certified specialist in pediatrics

OR CSPCC- certified specialist in pediatrics critical care

OR CNSC-certified nutrition support clinician


Bariatric or Weight Management Specialist Program

CSOWM- Certified specialist in obesity and weight management


•Graduate degree in nutrition or nutrition related field

•AP- Advanced Practice

Job Summary:

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.

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

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