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Dietitian PRN

Hudson, FL, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Regional Medical Center Bayonet is a 290-bed acute care hospital and Level II Trauma Center located in Hudson, and home of the nationally acclaimed Heart Institute. Just 30 minutes from the Tampa city life, the hospital is located on Florida’s Nature Coast and boasts beautiful beaches and intercostal waterways.

 

The GME teaching hospital has achieved distinction as a certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center, Chest Pain Center with PCI, accredited Arrhythmic Center or Florida (SCPC) and Accredited with Commendation Community Cancer Program (CoC).  Additionally, the hospital is a Five-Star Recipient for Hip Fracture 13 Years in a Row 2005-2017 and Five-Star Recipient for Back Surgery 8 Years in a Row 2010-2017 from Healthgrades. For more information, visit www.RMCHealth.com.


POSITION SUMMARY:  Coordinates all phases of nutrition care including nutrition assessment, care planning, monitoring, education and counseling of hospitalized patients and outpatients in a variety of settings. 


Perform duties in support of and in compliance with performance improvement plans, JCAHO, and other licensing, accrediting, and regulatory agencies.

Demonstrates responsibility and accountability in planning and organizing the nutritional care of patients.         

 

Assesses patient nutritional needs, diet restrictions, etc. to develop and implement dietary care plans and provide nutritional counseling.  Develops measurable short and long-term nutritional goals and evaluates to desired outcomes.

 

Ensures the accurate calculation of nutritional needs based upon individual therapeutic need. 

 

Ensures documentation in medical record is timely, accurate and in accordance with PCD guidelines.

 

Monitors and inspects meal service for conformance to prescribed diets and standards of palatability and appearance.

 

Participates in rounding and proactively responds to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and positively impact overall patient experience.

 

Participates in rounding and proactively responds to patient needs to improve patient outcomes and positively impact overall patient experience.


Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition, or comparable major.

 

One year in an acute care environment preferred; OR Successful completion of coordinated program or dietetic internship of not less than 900 hours under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian.

 

Licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN) by the Florida Board of Dietetics and Nutrition; Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration; candidates eligible for registration may be hired with the understanding that registration will be achieved within 90 days of hire.

 

Critical thinking, service excellence and good interpersonal communication skills, ability to read/comprehend written instructions, ability to follow verbal instructions, PC skills.

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Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
Facility: Regional Medical Center Bayonet Point
Job ID: 00311-7484
Category: Food Services and Nutrition
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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