The primary responsibility of the Clinical Dietitian is to plan, organize, direct and evaluate all phases of patient nutritional care, including patient therapy and education. Other responsibilities include monitoring the nutritional health of patients to see that dietary recommendations are being followed, encouraging patients to eat and counseling patients and families on nutritional modifications. The Clinical Dietitian proactively works with all related departments (medical, nursing, pharmacy, etc.) conducting nutritional screenings and assessments, and prepares plans and evaluation techniques according to the standards of care. In addition, the Clinical Dietitian is involved with staff training, orientation of new dietitians, continuing education and representing UF Health Central Florida professionally and ethically as required.
Non-Essential duties may include: Filling in other roles/positions as necessary or any other duties as assigned by a Manager.
- Must obtain Florida license within 6 months of employment
- Registered with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Special Skills/Qualifications/Additional Training/Experience Required:
Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English
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