Clinical Dietitian PRN in Davie, Florida, United States
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HCA Florida University Hospital

Clinical Dietitian PRN

Davie, FL, United States
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule
Food Services and Nutrition   Job ID: 187343
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Clinical Dietitian 
Food and Nutrition Services Department 
PRN, Shifts Vary, 0.001 FTE
HCA Florida University Hospital
Davie, FL
 
Facility Description:
HCA Florida University Hospital is a state-of-the-art, regional, multi-specialty hospital bringing together leaders in exceptional patient care, groundbreaking research, and outstanding education who share a commitment to the care and improvement of human life. HCA Florida University Hospital is located adjacent to the campus of Nova Southeastern University. It provides a full range of healthcare services to Davie and surrounding communities in Broward County, including a 24/7 emergency department, labor/delivery and birthing, orthopedics, oncology, neurosciences, diagnostic services, and a full range of inpatient and outpatient general surgical services.
 
As one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare is comprised of more than 185 hospitals and 2000+ sites of care in 20 states and the United Kingdom. Many things set HCA Healthcare apart from other healthcare organizations; however, at our core, our greatest strength is our people. Join our tradition of excellence!
 
 
Job Description:
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.
  • Organizes functions of Nutrition services through the appropriate assignment of responsibilities, delegation or authority, and overall direction of the work flow process.
  • Applies current nutritional research as obtained.
  • Interprets, evaluates and utilized pertinent current research relating to nutritional care.
  • Records nutritional progress notes concisely and accurate in the medical record in the SOAP format utilizing existing online documents.
  • Records special food preferences accurately and neatly in patient Kardex, includes all nourishments throughout the day.
  • Maintains accurate records of each patient contact and the result of that contact;/ records pertinent information, diet, prescription, weights, labs, medications, and subjective patient information.
  • Transcribes diet instruction and consults in the consultation log book as well as transcribing all pertinent patient information into the patient Kardex.
  • Exhibits a professional image, have a clean and crisp appearance, wear ID badges visibly at all times.
  • Completes other duties as assigned

  • Degree in Human Nutrition or related area required
  • One year of experience in healthcare nutrition management required
  • Registered Dietician with the American Dietetic Association Required
  • Licensure with the State of Florida, Department of Professional Regulation, Board of Medicine Required

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Food Services and Nutrition
PRN/Per Diem • PRN Status/As Needed Schedule

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

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