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  • Clinical Dietitian - Inpatient Rehab

    Job ID
    82700
    Location
    US-FL-Gainesville
    Experience (Years)
    3
    Category
    Food Preparation and Serving - Dietary
    Street Address
    4101 NW 89th Blvd
    Company
    UF Health Rehabilitation Hospital
    Position Type
    Full Time-Regular
  • Overview

    UF Health Rehabilitation Hospital

     **A Collaborative Relationship with UF Health and Select Medical**

     

    Gainesville, FL

     

     

    At UF Health Rehabilitation Hospital our services have been designed for patients who need a longer rehabilitation hospitalization for their recovery. We are currently seeking a Dietitian to join our team.

     

    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
    • Stroke
    • Amputation
    • Neurological Disorders
    • Orthopedic Conditions
    • Multiple Traumas

     

     

    Come join us now as we transition into our brand new 60-bed acute rehab hospital in February 2019!

     

     

    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.

     

     

    Qualifications

     

    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 appropriate nutritional care plan. 
    • 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 appropriate.  
    • Communicates and implements nutritional plan of care with the interdisciplinary care team. 
    • Attend Interdisciplinary Care meetings, when assigned, for development of patient care plans. Participates with the interdisciplinary team in various medical rounds (as available at 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 cardex, 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. 

    Minimum Education & Experience (Including Licenses)

     

    1. Baccalaureate Degree in Food and Nutrition or equivalent required.
    2. Current registration status as a Dietitian Registered with the American Dietetic Association or has completed a Dietetic Internship Program approved by the American Dietetic Association required.
    3. One to three years experience in a healthcare setting preferred.

     

    Additional Data

     At our rehabilitation hospital, our intense focus on high-quality results creates a challenging, fast-paced and extremely rewarding environment. We offer a comprehensive benefits package with a variety of options to meet your healthcare needs.

     

    Other benefits of the position include:

    • Excellent Orientation Program
    • Paid Time Off (PTO)
    • Extended Illness Days (EID)
    • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
    • Prescription Coverage
    • Life Insurance
    • Short- and Long-Term Disability
    • Continuing Education and Tuition Reimbursement
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan
    • Personal and Family Medical Leave
    • Join the network of over 40,000 employees with huge growth and relocation opportunities

    Recruiter information: Justine Sheffer

    Contact Email: JSheffer@selectmedical.com