Dietitian - Per Diem
Company: UF Health Rehabilitation Hospital
Posted on: August 6, 2022
Overview: UF Health Rehabilitation Hospital *A collaboration
with Select Medical & UF Health* Gainesville, FL Registered
Dietitian Per Diem/As Needed Benefits of becoming a Dietitian with
us: Manageable case loads
A high success rate of patients going home from our hospital
Flexible Responsibilities: Position Summary Provides quality
nutritional care to patients, including the assessment of
nutritional needs, the development of medical nutrition therapies,
and implements these plans with the multi-interdisciplinary team.
Participates in multi-interdisciplinary rounds. Provides nutrition
education to patients and families. Acting Food Service supervisor
as needed/ required by the department. Implements established
departmental and Institute policies and procedures. Follows
standard practices and complies with regulatory requirements.
Specific Duties Provides quality nutrition services including, but
not limited to, screening, initial assessment, re-assessments,
nutrition counseling and education, therapeutic diet calculations,
and calorie counts. Develops an appropriate nutritional care
Considers religious, cultural, and ethical factors when completing
nutrition assessments and creating plan of care.
Evaluates potential food/drug interactions, and/or herb/supplement
interactions. Provides nutrition education/counseling as
Communicates and implements the nutritional plan of care with the
interdisciplinary care team.
Attend Interdisciplinary Care meetings, when assigned, for the
development of patient care plans. Participates with the
interdisciplinary team in various medical rounds (as available at
the facility) i.e., wound rounds, or dysphagia rounds.
Develops and implements educational programs for patients and
staff. Works with the patient to identify a nutrition education
plan and sets achievable goals.
Keeps current with nutritional practices and theories. Maintains
current ADA requirements, (i.e., Professional Portfolio,
self-development, and continuing education classes.)
Oversees Food and Nutrition departmental office systems, including
diet cards, place cards, ordering nutritional supplements, etc.
Utilizes the electronic patient information system as needed.
Acts as Food Service manager during scheduled weekends, holidays,
or covering vacation shifts. Supervises staff along with Dietary
Manager to achieve hospital and departmental mission and goals.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree with major
studies in Food and Nutrition related field required
Current state licensure/certification - if required by state
Current registration by the Commission on Dietetics Registration
One year of work experience in a facility setting with clinical
responsibilities or equivalent required
Additional Data: Overview of Select Medical Inpatient
Rehabilitation Hospitals Select Medical's Inpatient Rehabilitation
Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best
address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges
for individuals with: Brain Injury
Spinal Cord Injury
Multiple Traumas **Select Medical is committed to having a
workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal
opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for
employment, and employees are treated during employment without
regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry,
physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other
characteristic protected under applicable law.
Keywords: UF Health Rehabilitation Hospital, Gainesville , Dietitian - Per Diem, Healthcare , Gainesville, Florida
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