Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
We offer great benefits with immediate Health Insurance coverage
Career growth and advancement potential
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/Day
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, Advent Health’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork.
Utilizes hospital policies and protocols to provide timely and appropriate nutrition intervention and therapy
Determines plan for nutritional intervention to treat nutritional problems
Defines measurable goals with documentation in medical record
Provides professional nutrition counseling that is age and culturally specific
Provides nutrition education that is sensitive to the patient’s learning need, condition, readiness to learn, literacy, hearing, language, and age
If In Weight Loss Management:
Serves as the Clinical Dietitian for the Specialty Service lines at program at FHCH
Collects data, tracks, and report outcomes as requested by program Director to facilitate improved standards of care; participates in research as opportunities arise.
Participates in educational classes pre-op for all bariatric surgical procedures
If In Transplant:
Utilizes CMS guidelines and hospital policies and procedures to perform nutritional assessment of patients applying for transplant
Evaluates biochemical, clinical, anthropometric and other applicable data
Obtains medical and non-medical information through interviewing the patient and/or caregivers and reviewing medical record (OTTR)
What You Will Need:
Bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition, or comparable major
If in Transplant Center: More than one-year clinical experience as a Registered Dietitian
Registered Dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
Florida Department of Health dietitian/nutritionist license
Certification in area of specialty:
If in Nutritional Support: Certified Nutrition Support Clinician (CNSC)
If in Neonatal Intensive Care: Certified Nutritional Support Clinical (CNSC)
If in Pediatrics: Commission on Dietetic Registration Board Certification in Pediatric Nutrition
If in Diabetes: Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
If in Renal: Commission Dietetic Registration Board Certification in Renal Nutrition
If In Oncology: Commission on Dietetic Registration Board Certification in Oncology Nutrition
If In Weight Loss Management: Certified in Adult Weight Loss Management
Utilizes the hospital’s policies, procedures, and protocols to identify patients with nutrition risks. Provides expert evaluation of nutritional status, recommends and implements nutrition intervention and therapy, educates and explains to patients, families, and healthcare professionals, and follows-up plans of care to measure and respond to outcomes. Precepts and develops dietetic interns, pharmacy interns or residents, and physician residents. Supports department goals and objectives. Documents and writes orders in the medical record; according, to hospital policies and protocols.
IN TRANSPLANT CENTER: Utilizes CMS guidelines for Transplant Centers, identifying potential transplant patients, donors, and post-transplant patients. Informs potential transplant patients of potential diet and nutrition-related risks. Provides education on optimizing nutritional status to prepare for surgery. Documents and communicates in the OTTR medical record and with the multidisciplinary team assessment results, interventions provided and care plan goals; according, to the Transplant Center’s policies. Encourages multidisciplinary care by participating in team Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement (QAPI) programs, Patient Review Committee (PRC) meetings, evidence-based-practice groups, and hospital staff committees. Serves as an expert resource and nutrition educator to the healthcare team by remaining abreast of the current evidence-based-practice guidelines and recommendations for transplant nutrition.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.