Location Address: 601 E Rollins St, Orlando, FL 32803
Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth - Orlando
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
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, Monday - Friday
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, AdventHealth’s core values of Integrity, Compassion, Balance, Excellence, Stewardship, and Teamwork
Patient Care Services
Provides individualized Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) with nutrition assessment to patients with a physician referral, based on AdventHealth and NS standards and evidence-based guidelines. Develops and implements an individualized plan for nutrition intervention in accordance with the patient nutrition risk assessment and health goals, nutrition prescription, and self-management training. Utilizes assessment and evaluation techniques that consider age-specific care guidelines, and cultural, religious, and ethnic concerns. Provides patient or healthcare surrogate with diet instruction and supporting nutrition education materials for prescribed diet by incorporating learning approaches that consider the cultural, religious, educational, and medical situation of the patient; assesses the patient’s response to education.
Communication & Documentation
Communicates with the prescribing physician, patient, and/or healthcare surrogate to coordinate care and promote optimal outcome. Documents 1) the care provided to patient utilizing only approved forms and/or guidelines; and 2) the patient’s response to education. Maintains appropriate documentation of services and contacts with patients. Demonstrates accountability for the proper use of patients protected health information.
Promotes Interdisciplinary Care
Serves as nutrition expert, educator, and liaison to physicians and other health care team members. Assists in the education of dietetic students and interns; plans learning experiences, teaches, and evaluates performance. Conducts in-services and educational presentations to hospital/department staff.
Identifies and collects performance improvement data, monitors outcomes, and initiates corrective actions. Participates in planning and developing nutrition-related policies, procedures, and goals.
Maintains productivity standards and practices effective time management and prioritizing of tasks. Enters charges for services daily as directed. Maintains accurate record keeping of daily clinical activities, including information for scheduling and billing. Manages resources (time, materials, and staff) in a cost-effective manner. Assists in developing/revising patient educational materials, clinical forms, and protocols.
What You Will Need:
Bachelor’s degree in Food & Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition, or related field
Completion of an American Dietetic Association-approved dietetic internship
Three years’ clinical nutrition experience
Registered Dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
Florida Department of Health dietitian/nutritionist license
Ability to communicate effectively in both written and verbal form to patients, public, medical staff, and physicians
Critical thinking to integrate facts, informed opinions, active listening, and observations
Team and service-oriented
Decision making, problem solving and collaboration
Proficient in Windows Office Suite
Master’s degree in Food & Nutrition, Dietetics, Nutritional Sciences, Human Nutrition, or related field
Five years’ clinical nutrition experience
Experience using Cerner medical record
Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE)
Certification of Training in Childhood and Adolescent Weight Management
Certification of Training in Adult Weight Management
Bi-lingual-English required/Spanish preferred
Proficient in CBORD computerized diet office program
The Outpatient Clinical Dietitian provides expert evaluation of nutritional status, recommends and implements nutrition intervention and therapy, and provides education and explanation to outpatients. Will provide follow-up upon request of outpatient or healthcare professional. Fosters performance improvement and promotes evidence-based clinical practices. Documents nutrition care and provides documentation to the ordering physician. Provides nutrition presentations, participates in hospital or corporate events, and facilitates group classes as requested. Supports department goals and objectives. Ensures clinical area of responsibility is in alignment with NS and AdventHealth System and regulatory agencies.
Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all. Some weekend and evening work may be required. Occasional local travel may be required. Four-week notification required prior to separation of work.
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.