• Clinical Dietitian

    Job Locations US-FL-Daytona Beach
    Department
    Food and Nutrition - Clinical
    Position Status
    Full-Time
    Shift
    Days/1st
    Requisition Number
    2020-6647
  • Overview

    Halifax Health is seeking a Clinical Dietitian for Food & Nutrition.

    Summary

    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. 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.

     

    Job Qualifications

    • 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 Council’sRecommended 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.

    About Us

    Halifax Health

    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 area’s largest hospice, a center for inpatient rehabilitation, primary care walk-in clinics, a walk-in clinic specializing in women’s health, two community clinics, three children’s medical practices, a home healthcare agency, and an exclusive provider organization.  Halifax Health offers the area’s 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 halifaxhealth.org.

     

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