Halifax Health is seeking a Clinical Dietitian for Food & Nutrition.
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 patients 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. 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. Adheres to budget restraints, managing resources (time and materials) in a cost-effective manner. Maintains dietetic registration, state licensure and continuing education requirements. Serves as an evidence-based resource for other healthcare professionals and the community.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college required.
Registered Dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) required.
Florida Department of Health Dietitian/Nutritionist license required.
At least one year of experience in the acute care setting preferred.
Experience using Meditech, electronic medical record and CBORD, nutritional software-preferred.
Must be knowledgeable with the National Research Councils Recommended Dietary Allowances.
Experience in calculation needs for pediatric, adult and elderly patients-preferred
Must be able to communicate patient nutrition needs to the physician, nursing staff, and other appropriate staff.
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-preferred.
Recognized by The Joint Commission as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures, Halifax Health serves Volusia and Flagler counties, providing a continuum of healthcare services through a network of organizations including a tertiary hospital, community hospital, psychiatric services, a cancer treatment center with four outreach locations, the areas largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in womens health, two community clinics, three childrens medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization. Halifax Health offers the areas only Level II Trauma Center, Comprehensive Stroke Center, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit, Pediatric Emergency Department, Child and Adolescent Behavioral Services, complete Neurosurgical Services, OB Emergency Department and Level II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit that cares for babies born as early as 28 weeks. For more information, visit www.halifaxhealth.org