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Clinical Dietitian Part Time in Palm Coast, FL at Adventist Health System

Date Posted: 11/12/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
  • Job Category
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Job Function
    Nutritional Services
  • Travel
    Yes, 25 % of the Time
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • AHS Zone
    1-Shared Services
  • Organization
    Florida Hospital Flagler

Job Description


Work Hours/Shifts

Part Time Hours 

Florida Hospital Flagler

At Florida Hospital Flagler, we’re deeply rooted in the community and strive to extend the healing ministry of Christ in everything we do. Our recently constructed, state-of-the-art hospital in Palm Coast, Florida is equipped with the latest technology, specially trained experts, and advanced care centers. 

Florida Hospital Flagler is owned and operated by Adventist Health System, a faith-based health care organization. Through our Christian mission of hope, health and healing, we strive to promote wellness of mind, body and spirit. At Florida Hospital Flagler, providing the best possible care to our community requires hiring the best possible care providers.


You will be responsible for:

  • The Clinical Dietitian works closely with the interdisciplinary health care team to provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy that are integrated and compatible with the patient’s medical program goals and objectives.
  •  Primary responsibilities include developing and implementing nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy using established standards of care and practice protocol/guidelines; managing resources in a cost effective manner; participating in performance improvement efforts; and maintaining professional competency and skills required for professional practice.
  • Utilizes hospital policies and procedures to provide timely and appropriate nutrition intervention and therapy within the scope of practice defined by the hospital.
  • Develops of a therapeutic plan of specialized nutrition support, including enteral and/or parenteral nutrition.
  • Provide recommendations for an individualized plan for nutrition intervention.
  • Conducts in-services and educational presentations to hospital/department staff.
  • Precepts and trains dietetic interns, nutrition students and new employees
  • Assist in budget request and planning as needed
  • Adheres to budget restraints, managing resources (time, materials, and staff) in a cost-effective manner.
  • Controls costs and minimizes waste
  • Precepts, develops and evaluated dietetic interns
  • Maintains dietetic registration and continuing education requirements.
  • Develops and implements an individualized plan for professional growth and development including participation in professional organizations and activities, workshops, seminars, and staff development programs.
  • Other duties as assigned


What will you need?

  • One year experience in acute care setting preferred.   
  • Experience using Cerner electronic medical record-required.
  • Must be knowledgeable with the National Research Council’s Recommended Dietary Allowances.
  • Must be able to communicate patient nutrition needs to the physician, nursing staff, and other appropriate staff.
  • Ability to apply Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Nutrition Care Process.
  • Completion of a didactic program in dietetics and supervised practice program approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND).-required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows-required.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics, foods and nutrition, or related area required. 
  • Registered dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)-required.
  • Florida Department of Health dietitian/nutritionist license-required.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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