SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem
JFK Medical Center North Campus
West Palm Beach, FL
One family. Same exceptional care with access to a larger network of services. West Palm Hospital is now JFK Medical Center North Campus, an extension of your trusted JFK Medical Center family. By expanding our footprint, we are proud to offer you the best in comprehensive services and care.
Located in the heart of West Palm Beach, JFK North Campus is a 245-bed acute care facility with over 40 years’ experience in providing the highest quality of care to our community. Conveniently located right off I-95, and equipped with large private rooms, soothing environments and technologically advanced medical equipment, our comprehensive service offering not only establishes JFK North Campus as a premiere, full-service hospital but makes certain that our highly trained and caring staff is prepared to address the healthcare needs of those we serve.
The hospital employs over 600 full and part-time employees and over 900 members on its medical staff. With our top-notch specialists, state-of-the-art equipment, highly skilled and compassionate caring staff, we are committed to delivering pleasant patient experiences and positive medical outcomes.
JFK North Campus is accredited by the Joint Commission and holds designation as an Advanced Certified Primary Stroke Center. JFK North Campus is proud to be named a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR). These distinctions are a direct result of our physicians and employees’ commitment to clinical excellence.
JFK Medical Center North Campus is a member of the nation’s leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA has been named one of Ethisphere’s World’s Most Ethical Companies for eight 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.
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.
Registered Dietician with the American Dietetic Association Required
Licensure with the State of Florida, Department of Professional Regulation, Board of Medicine Required.
Degree in Human Nutrition or related area required
One year of experience in healthcare nutrition management required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
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
SPECIAL DEMANDS: Must be able to work in environments containing human blood and body fluids. Must be able to speak, write, and read in English.