Dietitian/Nutritionist AdventHealth Medical Group FT Days Ocala
Location Address- Ocala, FL
Top Reasons to Work at AdventHealth Medical Group West Florida
Rapidly Growing Organization
Rollover PDO with service year increases in accrual
Patient facing positions receive company paid initial sets of scrubs
You Will Be Responsible For:
Ability to communicate effectively in written, electronic and verbal form to patients, public, staff, and physicians.
Ability to function independently on assigned patient care units and also with non-patient care duties (office, projects, committees).
Ability to counsel and educate others and adapt method of teaching style to accommodate different lifestyles or backgrounds.
Attends staff meetings as appropriate or provides any information needed prior to meetings.
Establishes and maintains positive communication with staff.
Communicates with patient and/or family.
Communicates with physician or any member of the patient care team with any pertinent data needed to ensure nutrition care plan is implemented.
Communicates with patient / parent / guardian regarding plan of care based on assessed level of comprehension, understanding and readiness to learn.
Provides patient/parent education based on assessed education level, barriers to learning, and learning preferences.
What You Will Need:
Completes a minimum of a bachelor's degree at a U.S. regionally accredited university or college and course work approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND)
Completes a CADE-accredited supervised practice program at a healthcare facility, community agency, or a foodservice corporation, or combined with undergraduate or graduate studies
Registered Dietitian(RD) with Florida State License (Or proof of submission for FL License if out of state)
Registered Dietitian Eligible (RDE) - Must sit for Registration exam and pass within 120 days of hire in order to maintain employment. Once Registration obtained, must show proof of Florida State Licensure submission. NOTE: RDE will have all medical record documentation co-signed by Registered/Licensed Dietitian until Primary Source Verification of Registration and Florida Licensure is obtained.
Works closely with the physician practice, specifically within bariatric surgery practices, to provide medical nutrition therapy that is integrated and compatible with the patient’s medical program goals and objectives.
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