HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Clinical Dietitian Per Diem in Okeechobee, Florida

Clinical Dietician PRN Raulerson Hospital Okeechobee, FL

Facility Description:
For more than 34 years Raulerson Hospital has been providing our community quality healthcare with a personal touch. Raulerson is a 100-bed acute care hospital providing a full range of medical and surgical services for both inpatient and outpatient procedures. We are always looking for dedicated professionals to join our dynamic healthcare team and become a member of our family.

About the area…
Okeechobee is a place that almost immediately feels like home. A unique, small community hospital with state of the art practices, in a down to earth community. Our spot in the Big Lake area of Central Florida affords world-class sports fishing, natural beauty, easygoing lifestyle and friendly people. Just a hop, skip and jump from many of Florida's cities and attractions, Okeechobee is an affordable place to live, a fun place to relax and a great place to thrive. / // Raulerson 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 five consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence! /

JOB SUMMARY:

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.

    POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

    CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE/REGISTRATION:

  • Registered Dietician with the American Dietetic Association or RD eligible by meeting requirements for certification as a Registered Dietitian

  • Licensure with the State of Florida, Department of Professional Regulation, Board of Medicine Required.

    AT ENTRY LEVEL:

  • Must become a Registered Dietitian and obtain license with the state of Florida within 6 months of employment.

  • Must work under the direct supervision of the Clinical Nutrition Manager.

    EDUCATION

  • Degree in Human Nutrition or related area required

    EXPERIENCE:

  • One year of experience in healthcare nutrition management preferred

Job: *Food Services & Nutrition

Title: Clinical Dietitian Per Diem

Location: Florida-Okeechobee-Raulerson Hospital - Okeechobee

Requisition ID: 00119-2539