Registered Dietitian Full Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 11/10/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Family
    Nutritional Services
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description

Clinical Dietitian Full Time AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way, Tavares, FL 32778

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Responsible for providing clinical nutrition services, including nutrition assessment, modified diet formulation, self-management training and nutrition intervention to patients/residents.  Ensures patient satisfaction, quality care, regulatory agency compliance, and good public relations are achieved through the safe and efficient use of resources.


•          Assesses the nutritional status of neonates/ infants, pediatric, adolescent, adult and/or geriatric patient through documentation in the medical record.   Uses parameters such as anthropometric measurements, visual assessment and interpretation of laboratory values.

•    Develops and revises a nutrition care plan based on information from the patient, medical record, family and health care team members.                    

•    Incorporates current evidence-based research into practice.

•    Adheres to facility confidentiality, HIPAA regulations, and patient rights policies.

•    Complies with regulatory agency standards, including federal, state and JCAHO as evidenced by successful completion of surveys with no deficiencies.            

•    Completes all required documentation, reports and logs in a timely, professional and thorough manner.                                                                                                  

•    Communicates effectively with all team members, patients and families through conferences, individual consultation and committee participation.  This includes telephone, written, and electronic communication.

•    Orients, mentors and trains staff and interns, as applicable.        

•    Advises department on patient care and food service issues.

•    Plans regular and modified menus based on current diet manual.

•    Follows facility and department infection control policies and procedures.

•    Participates in facility-wide and department Performance Improvement Program and on Performance Improvement teams to improve processes and patient care.        

•    Participates in and attends departmental meetings, staff development, and professional programs, as appropriate.

•    Visits patients on an assigned nursing unit or area and helps ensure that every patient is visited by a member of the management or professional team at least once during their hospital stay.

•    Assists and contributes to stated patient satisfaction goals by providing quality service.        

  •    Reads and complies with all policies and procedures of facility, Morrison and Compass as appropriate.

•    Follows all security procedures for facility and department.                      


•    Follows facility, department, Morrison, and Compass safety policies and procedures to include incident reporting.

•    Wears name tag identification and is aware of role in minimizing security incidents.  

•    Follows the facility’s protocols for Hazardous Materials and Waste Program.

•    Adheres to Emergency Preparedness Program.  Participates in disaster drills as appropriate.

•    Adheres to Life Safety Program and participates in fire drills as appropriate.

•    Responds to utility failures per department policy.

•    Projects and practices consistent ownership attributes, which provide a high level of customer service at all points of contact.

•    Performs other tasks that may be assigned.

What will you need?
  • Ability to read, write and follow instructions in English. Good oral communication skills. 
  •  Excellent customer service skills. 
  •  Strong analytical and mathematical abilities.  
  •  Excellent organization and people skills.  • Maintains continuing education hours as outlined by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association and the Department of Business and Professional Regulation of the State of Florida. 
  •  Computer skills with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Internet and current hospital patient care computer programs, preferred. 
  •  Bachelors or advanced degree from an accredited institution with major in Food and Nutrition or Clinical Dietetics.  
  •  Successful completion of dietetic internship within a CUP program, internship, or Master's degree program. 
  •  Registered, or in the process of being registered within six months of hire date, by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association.  
  • Licensed, or in the process of being licensed within six months of hire date, by the State of Florida.

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

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