HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Dietitian PRN in Bradenton, Florida

We are looking for a qualified Clinical Dietitian to join our team!

A Clinical Dietitian coordinates all phases of nutrition care including nutrition assessment, care planning, monitoring, education and counseling of hospitalized patients and outpatients in a variety of settings. Perform duties in support of and in compliance with performance improvement plans, JCAHO, and other licensing, accrediting, and regulatory agencies.

Responsibilities of this position will include:

Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in planning and organizing the nutritional care of patients.

Assesses patient nutritional needs, diet restrictions, etc. to develop and implement dietary care plans and provide nutritional counseling. Develops measurable short and long-term nutritional goals and evaluates to desired outcomes.

Ensures the accurate calculation of nutritional needs based upon individual therapeutic need.

Ensures documentation in medical record is timely, accurate and in accordance with PCD guidelines.

Monitors and inspects meal service for conformance to prescribed diets and standards of palatability and appearance.

Participates in rounding and proactively responds to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and positively impact overall patient experience.

Contributes to a culture of patient centered care by ensuring a quiet healing environment.

Education:Bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition, or comparable major.

Experience:1 year experience as a Dietitian in an acute care environment OR successful completion of coordinated program or dietetic internship of not less than 900 hours under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian.

Licensure:Licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN) by the Florida Board of Dietetics and Nutrition; Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration; candidates eligible for registration may be hired with the understanding that registration will be achieved within 90 days of hire

Skills:Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills

Title: Clinical Dietitian PRN

Location: Florida-Bradenton-Blake Medical Center - Bradenton

Requisition ID: 00309-5993