Clinical Dietitian PRN
Req #: 17012431
Location: Orange City, FL
Job Category: Nutritional Services
Organization: Florida Hospital Fish Memorial
Potential Referral Bonus: $
Florida Hospital Fish Memorial
For a young hospital built in 1994, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial has a long history dating back to 1952. Beginning as a humble, 50 bed facility more than six decades ago, we’ve grown to become one of Volusia County’s most comprehensive and trusted healthcare resources. With Florida Hospital's tremendous resources and expertise, our community hospital has continued to thrive; constantly improving with advanced medical technologies and experienced clinical talent.
Through our dedication to excellence we have been recognized as Orlando Sentinel’s "Top 100 Companies for Working Families” for 9 consecutive years, received the Performance Achievement Award from the Medicare Quality Improvement Organization of Florida and also received 24th Annual Commissioner’s Business Recognition Award from the Florida Educational Foundation and FL Department of Education.
As a member of Adventist Health System, Florida Hospital Fish Memorial operates as a not-for-profit organization focused on improving the health of the community it serves. This is a direct reflection of our mission is to extend the healing ministry of Christ with skill and compassion. Best of all, it’s just a short trip from some of Florida’s most exciting attractions—and minutes from the beaches in Daytona!
You will be responsible for:
- 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.
- Utilizes hospital policies and procedures to provide timely and appropriate nutrition intervention and therapy within the scope of practice defined by the hospital.
- Develops of a therapeutic plan of specialized nutrition support, including enteral and/or parenteral nutrition.
- Provide recommendations for an individualized plan for nutrition intervention.
- Conducts in-services and educational presentations to hospital/department staff.
- Precepts and trains dietetic interns, nutrition students and new employees
- Assist in budget request and planning as needed
- Adheres to budget restraints, managing resources (time, materials, and staff) in a cost-effective manner.
- Controls costs and minimizes waste
- Precepts, develops and evaluated dietetic interns
- Maintains dietetic registration and continuing education requirements.
- Develops and implements an individualized plan for professional growth and development including participation in professional organizations and activities, workshops, seminars, and staff development programs.
- Other duties as assigned
What you will need:
- One year experience in acute care setting preferred.
- Must be knowledgeable with the National Research Council’s Recommended Dietary Allowances.
- Ability to apply Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Process.
- 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).-required.
- Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition, or related area required.
- Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-required.
- Florida license Dietitian/Nutritionist required.