Department: APH Endocrine Spec Pract
Status: Full Time
Develops and implements nutritional care plans based on assessment of patient nutritional needs taking into account both growth and disease state requirements.
Writes orders per policy.
Counsels patients and/or significant others on nutritional principles, dietary plans, and food selections taking into account cultural and ethnic requests.
Communicates appropriate dietary history and nutritional care data through medical record documentation system.
Participates in physician and health care team interdisciplinary rounds.
Serves as the consultant on nutrition care.
Coordinates activities in the diet office as needed.
The registered dietitian is expected to adhere to Orlando Health policies, procedures, guidelines, mission and vision statements, and commitment to excellence.
Maintains reasonably regular, punctual attendance consistent with Orlando Health policies, the ADA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards.
Maintains compliance with all Orlando Health policies and procedures.
Other Related Functions
Provides nutrition education and in-service to patients, families, and health care team members.
Reviews current scientific findings to update menus, hospital formulary, diet manual, and standards of care for specific patient
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to assess patients nutritional requirement and specific needs appropriate to
the age of the patient.
Knowledgeable in medical nutrition therapy for appropriate nutrition related care of patients.
Participates in clinical Performance Improvement activities as assigned.
Represents Orlando Health through outside speaking engagements to the community.
Provide the care needed as described in all Orlando Health policies and procedures.
Bachelors Degree from a U.S. regionally accredited university or college and coursework accredited or approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Dietetics Education (CADE) of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) registration and State of Florida licensure required.
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