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Dietitian, Registered - Arnold Palmer Hospital Adolescent Medicine


Position Summary

Provide evidence-based medical nutrition therapy to patients as part of the Clinical Nutrition team.


Essential Functions

• Writes orders per policy.
• Counsels patients and/or significant others on nutritional principles, dietary plans, and food selections, considering cultural, religious, and ethnic requests/preferences.
• Develops, implements, and documents the nutritional care plans based on assessment of patient nutritional needs considering nutrition status and disease state requirements.
• Demonstrates the necessary competency level to assess patient's nutritional requirements and specific needs over the lifespan.
• Demonstrates evidenced-based knowledge of medical nutrition therapy for appropriate nutrition-related care of patients.
• Communicates appropriate dietary history and nutritional care data through the medical record documentation system. Participates in physician and health care team interdisciplinary rounds, as applicable.
• 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

• Represents Orlando Health through outside speaking engagements to the community and/or media events as assigned.
• Represents Clinical Nutrition Department as a participant on task force or committee as assigned.



Bachelor's 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.