Clinical Dietician Per Diem
Okeechobee , Florida
September 07, 2017
Clinical Dietician PRN
Raulerson Hospital
Okeechobee, FL

Facility Description:
For more than 34 years Raulerson Hospital has been providing our community quality healthcare with a personal touch. Raulerson is a 100-bed acute care hospital providing a full range of medical and surgical services for both inpatient and outpatient procedures. We are always looking for dedicated professionals to join our dynamic healthcare team and become a member of our family.

About the area...

Okeechobee is a place that almost immediately feels like home. A unique, small community hospital with state of the art practices, in a down to earth community. Our spot in the Big Lake area of Central Florida affords world-class sports fishing, natural beauty, easygoing lifestyle and friendly people. Just a hop, skip and jump from many of Florida's cities and attractions, Okeechobee is an affordable place to live, a fun place to relax and a great place to thrive.

Raulerson Hospital is a member of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, Hospital Corporation of America. HCA Ranks on Fortune's list of Most Admired Companies for three consecutive years. In addition, HCA has also been named one of Ethisphere's World's Most Ethical Companies for five consecutive years. Join our tradition of excellence!

Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Food and Nutrition Services Director and the direct supervision of the Lead Dietitian, the Clinical Dietitian is responsible for performing functions of a specialized clinical nutrition service, such as nutrition assessment, modified diet formulations, patient nutrition education, and nutrition counseling and consultation. Assists in the nutrition education and inservicing of department employees, other hospital employees, and staff physicians. Assists in the quality improvement program. Participates in patient care conferences and in discharge planning to provide nutritional expertise to the team throughout the continuum of care. She/he will be responsible for age specific consideration of patients identified as Neonatal/Infant (Birth to 1 year), Pediatric (1-12), Adolescent (12-18), Adult ( 18-65) and Geriatric (65 ).
A. Baccalaureate with major in nutrition, dietetics or a related field. Completion of an ADA approved internship or other ADA approved program.

B. Registered Dietitian or registry eligible; Florida Licensed Dietitian or eligible for licensure. New Graduates:

C. One or more years in clinical dietetics is desirable.

A little about us:
HCA is the nation’s leading private provider of healthcare services. Comprised of locally managed facilities which include 230,000 employees at over 160 hospitals, over 120 surgery centers and 100 urgent care facilities in 20 states and the United Kingdom

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