Clinical Dietitian PRN
AdventHealth Daytona Beach
Location Address: 301 Memorial Medical Parkway Daytona Beach, FL 32117
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Per Diem / PRN
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 will you need?
One year experience in acute care setting preferred.
Experience using Cerner electronic medical record-required.
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.
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.
Proficient in Microsoft Windows-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 Department of Health dietitian/nutritionist license-required.