Registered Dietitian Specialist III -AdventHealth Orlando
Location Address: 601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth â“ Orlando
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time, Monday â“ Friday, day shift, occasional weekends
You Will Be Responsible For:
The RD III provides safe, quality dietetic, food and nutrition services based upon customer expectations and needs and the mission and vision of the organization by following the Academy of Nutrition and Dieteticsâ™ Standards of Practice in Nutrition Care including the Nutrition Care Process, the Academies Code of Ethics, organization screening, education and assessment procedures, and all national, state and local regulations.
Provides specialized medical nutrition therapy by use of anthropometric measures, biochemical/medical data, nutrition focused physical exam findings, food and nutrition-related knowledge and history, and comparative standards and calculations to assess for nutrition-related problems.
Works closely with the nurse, physicians and other interdisciplinary team members to coordinate nutrition care. Participates in medical rounds for specialized areas. Follows effective screening, education and assessment procedures, documents according to organization standards and policies, and practices safe and ethical ordering and billing of food and nutrition-related items and services.
Gathers the latest clinical nutrition research in his/her relevant area and disseminates to the organization. Participates in, and/or generates research to enhance practice by using best available research/evidence as foundation of evidenced based practice and ensuring evidenced-based practices are implemented in the delivery of nutrition and dietetic services.
What You Will Need:
Masterâ™s degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition or nutrition-related field
OR Bachelorâ™s degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition or nutrition-related field AND 4-6 years of clinical nutrition experience
Current, active State of Florida Dietitian/Nutritionist license
Current, active Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
Board Certified specialist in practicing area (pediatrics, renal, oncology, geriatrics) through the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) or nutrition support through the National Board of Nutrition Support Certification (NBNSC)
Graduate degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition, Health Sciences or nutrition-related field
CBORD Diet Office Experience
Cerner electronic health record experience
Experience working with dietetic students and interns
Post-graduate training in nutrition
Advanced practice or specialist nutrition certification in nutrition
Post-graduate certificate in nutrition
Bilingual - English required/Spanish preferred
The Registered Dietitian Specialist (RD III) provides advanced medical nutrition therapy including nutrition education, nutrition counseling, enteral/parenteral nutrition intervention, and condition-specific nutrition care on patients/clients using the Academy of Nutrition and Dieteticsâ™ Standards of Practice in Nutrition Care and Standards of Professional Performance for Registered Dietitians in specialized populations (pediatrics, nutrition support, renal, oncology/transplant, bariatrics, gerontology). The RD III utilizes relevant data to assess patients/clients for nutrition-related problems, identify and label specific treatable nutrition problems/diagnoses, implement appropriate nutrition interventions to correct nutrition-related behaviors/risk factors, and monitor and evaluate outcomes related to nutrition diagnosis, goals and interventions for patients/clients. The RD III exhibits quality in practice, competence and accountability for ensuring patient safety, and provides safe and quality- based services while meeting the mission and vision of the organization while meeting all regulatory requirements. The RD III gathers current clinical research, presents to leadership and facilitates approved practice change with minimal supervision. Applies dietetic knowledge including at organizational committees, patient rounds and through effective precepting of students, interns, and staff. The RD III utilizes resources effectively and efficiently, designs and implements quality improvement programs, supports institutional accreditation and provides regulatory compliance initiatives.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.