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Dietitian

Brooksville, FL, United States

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Description

SHIFT: PRN

SCHEDULE: PRN/Per Diem

Oak Hill Hospital is the largest medical facility in Hernando County, recently completing a major expansion, bringing its bed total to 280 and adding its popular obstetrics program, The Maternity Suites.  The hospital is one of the area’s largest private employers, and offers Hernando County’s only comprehensive cardiovascular surgery program and one of the most advanced robotic assisted surgical systems. The hospital launched GME a few years ago which continues to expand and now includes family medicine, internal medicine and transitional year programs.

 

Oak Hill has achieved several distinctions including: first in the nation to have achieved 100% board certified emergency nurses; first Florida hospital and two-time recipient of the Lantern Award by the Emergency Nurses Association; 24/7 intensivist critical care coverage in its 36 bed ICU; certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center  comprehensive Women’s Imaging Center with digital mammography; accredited ComprehensiveCommunity Cancer Program and rthopaedic & Spine Institute.

 For more information, visit www.OakHillHospital.com  This is a PRN position. Hours are approximately 8-32 hours per week and this will be discussed during the interview.


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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Facility: Oak Hill Hospital - Spring Hill
Job ID: 00643-8806
Category: Food Services and Nutrition
Contract: PRN/Per Diem
Shift: PRN
Job Class: PRN

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