HCA, Hospital Corporation of America Dietitian PRN in Inverness, Florida

Celebrating more than a 50 year history of healing, Citrus Memorial Hospital is the leading provider of healthcare in Citrus County and the surrounding area. More than 150 physicians and 1,000 employees at the 198-bed acute care hospital offer a wide range of services including 24-hour emergency room care, heart and vascular surgery, orthopedic and spine surgery, and women’s services. Citrus Memorial is fully accredited by the Joint Commission and is fully licensed by the State of Florida.

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.

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.

Title: Dietitian PRN

Location: Florida-Inverness-Citrus Memorial Hospital

Requisition ID: 26670-1435