SHIFT: Days (rotating weekends)
Food and Nutrition Services Department
Full Time, Day Shift, 1.0 FTE
Since 1950 Mercy Hospital has been serving the healthcare needs of South Florida. Licensed for 488-beds, Accredited by the Joint Commission, Mercy Hospital is affiliated with more than 1,000 physicians representing a wide range of medical specialties to serve the residents of Miami-Dade county and surrounding communities. Services include emergency care, heart and vascular care, maternity and neonatal care (Level II NICU), as well as outpatient and CARF accredited inpatient rehabilitation. Accessible by land, air and sea, Mercy is designated by the Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center and the hospital's Comprehensive Community Cancer Program is accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer.
Mercy Hospital is sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Augustine, Florida, and affiliated with HCA Healthcare's East Florida Division. As Miami-Dade County's only Catholic hospital, Mercy has maintained its reputation for excellence while following the Catholic tradition of caring for God's people and providing spiritual support. Since its inception, Mercy Hospital has been dedicated to providing excellent medical care, while remaining true to its mission of caring for the physical and spiritual needs of all the people it serves.
The Clinical Dietitian manages the medical nutrition therapy care and education for all patients in the hospital and outpatients through physician referral, and for groups through community outreach. The position demonstrates appropriate use of PPE with a thorough understanding of procedures to minimize exposure in keeping with the safety and culture within the hospital. Clinical Dietitian will be responsible for conducting nutrition screenings/prioritization of care for all patients that need to be seen on a daily basis.
Bachelor's Degree Required
Master's Degree in Dietetics and Nutrition Preferred.
Registered with American Dietetic Association Required
Licensed in State of Florida
One (1) + years experience in Healthcare required
Working knowledge of technical information and terminology from physicians, supervisors, medical records, reference books, manuals and labels.
Current knowledge of medical nutrition therapy and medical terminology
Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage and motivate staff
Strong supervisory, leadership, management, and coaching skills.
Demonstrate flexibility in dealing with internal and external customers and staff
Ability to communicate on various levels to include management, client, customer, and associate level.
Ability to work with computers and the necessary software typically used by the department
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