Company: HCA Healthcare
Posted on: January 26, 2023
Description Clinical DietitianFood and Nutrition Services
Department PRN, 0.001 FTEHighlands Regional Medical CenterSebring,
FL Facility Description:Highlands Regional Medical Center is a
126-bed acute hospital providing a full range of Emergency,
Surgical and Inpatient and Outpatient services. Serving Sebring,
Florida, and the surrounding counties since 1965, Highlands
Regional Medical Center offers advanced technology and attracts the
most highly qualified physicians and surgeons in the area. The
Emergency Room offers the area's only dedicated Senior ER featuring
designated parking, hearing amplifiers, optical devices, special
attention to discharge planning and one-on-one help with scheduling
follow-up appointments. The Orthopedic Institute at Highlands
provides patients undergoing joint replacement surgery an upscale
environment while also promoting wellness and healing. The hospital
specializes in surgical services close to home including minimally
invasive procedures, which can result in shorter hospital stays and
a faster recovery.Highlands Regional Medical Center's personnel,
consisting of highly trained professionals, are dedicated to ensure
consistent excellence in healthcare delivery. We invite you to
learn more about our career opportunities as well as living in
Sebring, "The City on the Circle," which is home to the Sebring
International Raceway as well as a wide range of boutique and
gallery shopping opportunities, fine and casual dining, and a host
of parks and lakes that satisfy all recreational interests.
Position Description: The Clinical Dietitian works under the
direction of the Clinical Nutrition Services Manager to ensure that
patient's nutritional needs are met. Visits, screens and
prioritizes patient care based on acuity level, affecting the
nutritional care of patients. Assesses nutritional needs, develops
and implements nutritional care, and evaluates and reports these
results appropriately. Coordinates these activities with the
department's management team, cooperating with other areas of the
department. Serves as a role model for the department.
- Appropriately documents medical nutrition treatment plan in the
patient's medical record indicating all pertinent data and
- Completes and documents patient education i.e. food drug
interaction, nutrition counseling as appropriate in a timely
- Completes Nutrition assessments and reassessments on patients
in a timely manner as dictated by internal and external regulatory
- Demonstrate appropriate use of PPE with a thorough
understanding of procedures to minimize exposure in keeping with
the safety culture within the hospital.
- Conducts Nutrition Screening / Prioritization of care for all
patients that need to be seen on a daily basis.
- Attends multidisciplinary care plan rounds on assigned floors
as indicated by hospital and department policy and procedures.
- Takes on an active role in the reviewing / developing and or
approving of the diet manual, patient menus, nutrition education
materials related to patient care.
- Registered Dietitian with the American DieteticAssociation
- Licensure with the State of Florida, Departmentof Professional
Regulation, Board of Medicine Required.
- Degree in Human Nutrition or related arearequired
- One year of experience in healthcare nutritionmanagement
Keywords: HCA Healthcare, Lakeland , Clinical Dietitian, Healthcare , Sebring, Florida
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