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AdventHealth Clinical Dietitian in Orange City, Florida

Description

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

  • Benefits from Day One

  • Paid Days Off from Day One

  • Student Loan Repayment Program

  • Career Development

  • Whole Person Wellbeing Resources

  • Mental Health Resources and Support

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 : 7:30am-4:00pm/8:00am-4:30pm

Location: 1055 Saxon Blvd. Orange City, FL 32763

The community you’ll be caring for: AdventHealth Fish Memorial

The role you’ll contribute:

The Clinical Dietitian works closely with the interdisciplinary health care team to provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy that are integrated and compatible with the patient’s medical program goals and objectives. Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy using established standards of care and practice protocol/guidelines; managing resources in a cost-effective manner; participating in performance improvement efforts; and maintaining professional competency and skills required for professional practice.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Utilizes hospital policies and procedures to provide timely and appropriate nutrition intervention and therapy within the scope of practice defined by the hospital.

  • Develops a therapeutic plan of specialized nutrition support, including enteral and/or parenteral nutrition.

  • Provide recommendations for an individualized plan for nutrition intervention.

  • Collaborates with pharmacists for provision of parenteral nutrition care.

  • Evaluates the effectiveness and measures progress towards outcomes of medical nutrition therapy interventions.

  • Reassesses nutrition care process and implements changes as indicated.

  • Communicates with the medical team through interdisciplinary meetings, rounds and discharge planning meetings.

  • Assures that care delivered to each patient is in accordance with the State practice act.

  • Documents in the patient’s legal medical record.

  • Provides appropriate documentation that summarizes the nutrition care plan in the patient’s medical record, including nutrition assessment, diagnosis plan, implementation, and progress toward goals.

  • Follows hospital policies for documentation.

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Read, write, and speak English; handwriting must be legible.

  • Must be knowledgeable with the National Research Council’s Recommended Dietary Allowances.

  • Must be able to communicate patient nutrition needs to the physician, nursing staff, and other appropriate staff.

  • Ability to apply Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Process.

  • Mathematical capabilities essential to job duties.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows to include Microsoft Office.

  • Must be able to use a telephone, calculator, copy machine, fax machine, and computer.

  • Inter-campus travel.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS PREFERRED:

  • Proficiency in CBORD computerized foodservice program.

  • Bilingual.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Completion of a didactic program in dietetics and supervised practice program approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND).

  • Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition, or related area required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • One year of experience in acute care setting preferred.

  • Experience using Cerner electronic medical record.

  • Acute Care and Rehabilitation experience.

  • Master’s degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition, or nutrition related field.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

  • Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR).

  • Florida Department of Health Dietitian/Nutritionist license.

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION PREFERRED:

  • Certified Nutrition Support Clinician, Certified Diabetes Educator, Renal Certification, Certified Pediatric Specialist.

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

Category: Nutritional Services

Organization: AdventHealth Fish Memorial

Schedule: 1 - Day

Shift: AdventHealth Fish Memorial

Req ID: 22036491

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.