Department: Transplant Clinic
Location: 1801 NW 9th Ave. Miami, FL 33136
The Dietitian assesses the nutritional needs of patients of all ages, infants through geriatrics; develops and implements nutritional care plans; communicates information pertinent to the nutritional care of the patient through documentation in the patient's medical record and verbally with other care providers. Provides high quality, evidence-based care to patients.
Develops and maintains regular and therapeutic meals/menus. Provides nutrition counseling to patients of all ages, their families and/or significant other. The Clinical Dietitian actively participates in projects, committees, and/or task forces to improve department and hospital processes and patient care outcome.
Stays current with most recent nutrition-related trends, research, policy, certifications and standards of practice. Supervision is received from a professional superior who reviews results for adherence to standards and established hospital policies and procedures.
Experience: Generally requires 3 to 5 years of related experience. Clinical experience with one to three years direct experience is preferred.
Education: Bachelor's degree in related field is required.
Licensure Certification: Registered Dietitian and Florida Licensure required. Certification in specialty area (i.e., CDE, NBNSC, Pediatric Nutrition, Membership in the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, (AND) or the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN). American Heart Association (AHA) Basic Life Support (BLS) for Healthcare Providers certification with at least 6 months validity required.
Knowledge Skill Abilities: Ability to analyze, organize and prioritize work accurately while meeting multiple deadlines.
Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form. Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure. Ability to understand and follow instructions. Ability to exercise sound and independent judgment Knowledge and skill in use of job appropriate technology and software applications.
Jackson Health System