HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Dietitian, PRN in Plantation, Florida

*Clinical Dietitian

*Plantation General Hospital

Plantation, FL

*Facility Description:

Plantation General Hospital is a full-service facility that is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and has been providing a range of healthcare services to residents of Plantation and Central Broward County for 45 years. Our nationally recognized centers of excellence specialize in maternity, high risk maternity; pediatrics, pediatric intensive care and Level III neonatal intensive care have earned us a distinguished reputation for quality.

Plantation General Hospital is recognized by The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and as a Center of Excellence in Neonatal services, one of the only three in the nation. We deliver the very best care to our communities and the patients we serve.

/Plantation General Hospital is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune’s list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for four consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!/*


/We offer a generous compensation package for Full-time and Part-time including: vacation, 401k, and Medical Insurance./*

*Job Description:

The Clinical Dietician works under the direction of the Clinical Nutrition Services Manager to ensure that patient’s nutritional needs are met. Visits, screens and prioritizes patient care based on acuity level, affecting the nutritional care of patients. Assesses nutritional needs, develops and implements nutritional care, and evaluates and reports these results appropriately. Coordinates these activities with the department’s management team, cooperating with other areas of the department. Serves as a role model for the department. * Appropriately documents medical nutrition treatment plan in the patient’s medical record indicating all pertinent data and information. * Completes and documents patient education i.e. food drug interaction, nutrition counseling as appropriate in a timely manner. * Completes Nutrition assessments and reassessments on patients in a timely manner as dictated by internal and external regulatory standards. * Demonstrate appropriate use of PPE with a thorough understanding of procedures to minimize exposure in keeping with the safety culture within the hospital. * Conducts Nutrition Screening / Prioritization of care for all patients that need to be seen on a daily basis. * Attends multidisciplinary care plan rounds on assigned floors as indicated by hospital and department policy and procedures. * Takes on an active role in the reviewing / developing and or approving of the diet manual, patient menus, nutrition education materials related to patient care. * Plans, implements, correlates and supervises all activities related to the total therapeutic diet program and the teaching related to therapeutic diets. * Organizes functions of Nutrition services through the appropriate assignment of responsibilities, delegation or authority, and overall direction of the work flow process. * Applies current nutritional research as obtained. * Interprets, evaluates and utilized pertinent current research relating to nutritional care. * Records nutritional progress notes concisely and accurate in the medical record in the SOAP format utilizing existing online documents. * Records special food preferences accurately and neatly in patient Kardex, includes all nourishments throughout the day. * Maintains accurate records of each patient contact and the result of that contact;/ records pertinent information, diet, prescription, weights, labs, medications, and subjective patient information. * Transcribes diet instruction and consults in the consultation log book as well as transcribing all pertinent patient information into the patient Kardex. * Exhibits a professional image, have a clean and crisp appearance, wear ID badges visibly at all times. * Completes other duties as assigned

Job Qualifications * Degree in Human Nutrition or related area required. * 1 year of experience in healthcare nutrition management required Additional Qualifications * Adaptability – Effectively adapts to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, or cultures. * Energy – Maintains high levels of activity or productivity; sustaining long working hours when necessary. * Empathy – Deals effectively with others who may be experiencing stress and loss to reduce tension. * Stress Tolerance – Maintains stable performance under pressure. * Communication – Communicate clearly, proactively, and concisely with all key stakeholders, customers, and management. * Customer Engagement – Able to effectively engage with patients and family member as appropriate to meet there need and expectation for cleanliness during their stay

Title: Clinical Dietitian, PRN

Location: Florida-Plantation-Plantation General Hospital - Fort Lauderdale Area

Requisition ID: 00056-8382