Florida Academy

of Nutrition and Dietetics

Outpatient Dietitian - Part-Time needed in Sarasota

 

At Sarasota Memorial Health Care System, our community-owned regional medical center and leading acute care hospital is named by U.S. News & World Report as one of “America's Best Hospitals”, ranking above all other Florida institutions in several specialties. These awards combined with our supportive team environment help to ensure your success!

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To ensure our continued success and outstanding quality, Sarasota Memorial is committed to hiring the most talented team members. We constantly strive to find the most talented staff to help deliver excellence. Currently, we are seeking an experienced:

OUTPATIENT DIETITIAN – Part-time

Job ID: 414868

Sarasota, FL

JOB SUMMARY: Ensures effective workflow within Food and Nutrition Services Diet Office via CBORD operating system. Acts as a liaison between diet office staff clinical dietitians and supervisors to promote customer service and compliance to nutritional standards. Evaluates and modifies patient menu tickets according to physician prescribed diets and checks patient trays. Responsible for operation of CBORD to assure menu ticket accuracy for prescribed diets. Assists with diet office operation when needed. Evaluates assesses plans charts in patients’ medical record and implements patients nutritional care. Complies with all nutrition standards of practice. Pursues optimal standards of quality care and customer satisfaction. Maintains Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP). As required facilitates training of new employees and assists with ongoing education for various department initiatives. Assists with ensuring accuracy of overall tray line operations and other supervisory tasks as needed.

QUALIFICIATIONS: Degree with major in Dietetics or related field. Completion of an approved internship or equivalent in therapeutic dietetics. Registered Dietitian or RD status obtained within 6 months of hire if RD eligible at hire. Licensed Dietitian Within 6 months of employment at Sarasota Memorial Hospital or within 6 months after RD status obtained. Minimum of one year experience in dietetics. Active in professional dietetic associations at a local and national level. Ability to consistently demonstrate the values of Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Systems. Courtesy and diplomacy in dealing with patients hospital staff fellow workers and the departments management team.

Conveniently located to most major Florida cities and attractions, Sarasota Memorial Health Care System offers our team members all the amenities associated with an active “Florida Lifestyle”. Surround yourself with world-class shopping, PGA quality golf courses, award winning theater, hiking trails and some of the nation’s top beaches. We invite you to explore all of the opportunities found right here in Sarasota, FL!  Learn more about our career opportunities by visiting our website at www.smh.com or our beautiful community, by visiting our local Chamber of Commerce www.sarasotachamber.com

Apply online: www.smh.com or email resume to: Natilea-yoder@smh.com

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Senior Registered Dietitian needed at FIU

 

 

Senior Registered Dietitian (Part-Time/Nutritionist)

 

ABOUT FIU

Florida International University is recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers more than 180 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes $9.8 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded over 200,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU @ I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: the Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA  and has over 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

 

The Herbert Wertheim College of Medicine is currently seeking a Senior Registered Dietitian to join our team of professionals.

 

Duties Include:

 

  • Provides medical nutrition therapy and develops diets for chronic conditions such as autism, epilepsy, cerebral palsy, etc. utilizing current, scientific literature and best practices.
  • Performs individualized nutrition assessments and, diagnoses nutrition-related problems
  • Determines and implements appropriate interventions. Monitors and evaluates the outcome of interventions.
  • Provides nutrition education to patients, caregivers, and family members.
  • Works with a multidisciplinary team of physicians, therapists and behaviorists, family members and care givers to address nutritional and Gastrointestinal (GI) concerns of adults and/or children with autism and other related developmental disabilities.
  • Conducts research and develops grants focusing on dietary interventions and outcomes in adults with autism
  • Teaches and mentors dietetic interns, students, and other healthcare professionals in training including medical students, physician residents, and allied health professionals
  • Conducts community outreach and education. May attend events on weekends and evenings, as needed. Consults with community partners and stakeholders as needed. Some local, state and national travel may be involved.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Master's degree in Dietetics and Nutrition and two (2) years of experience.
  • Registered Dietitian

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Three to five years of clinical experience with medical nutrition therapy.
  • Two years in an outpatient clinical setting working with patients requiring gluten free and dairy/casein, low carbohydrate and/or ketogenic diets.
  • Experience working with adults with autism and associated GI conditions including constipation, diarrhea, food intolerance, oral sensitivities.
  • Previous experience in prescribing gluten, casein free, low carbohydrate and ketogenic diets that incorporate cultural and ethnic food preferences.
  • Strong background in understanding how diets, preservatives, vitamins and research based complementary and alternative therapies can be utilized to improve behaviors, sensitivities, etc.
  • Proficiency in utilizing electronic medical record.
  • Ability to work independently or with minimal guidance is key.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills, both written and verbal, empathy and cultural competence for minorities served by the Embrace Clinic.

 

HOW TO APPLY

For more information or to apply, please visit us on-line at http://careers.fiu.edu and reference job opening ID 512957. Qualified applicants must submit a letter of interest accompanying their curriculum vitae with names and addresses of three professional references.

 

FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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