public health specialist - the family nutrition program- fort myers
Are you passionate about the health and well-being of low-income Floridians? So are we! The Family Nutrition Program helps limited-resource families in Florida access more nutritious food choices on a budget and adopt healthier eating and physical activity habits to reduce the risk of obesity and chronic disease. The Public Health Specialist for the Family Nutrition Program supports capacity building among school districts, early childhood education networks, food pantries and other community-based organizations to expand access to local, delicious, fresh, and nutritious food and physical activity opportunities for Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)-eligible populations in Southwest Florida (Lee, Collier and Charlotte Counties).
Registered dietitian - healthcare network - collier county
The primary purpose of this position is to assess the nutritional need of patients, maintain all records and plan of care, assure quality nutritional services are provided on an on-going basis. The incumbent will be working in collaboration with our physicians to develop a well-rounded nutritional program for patients, involved in the weight management program onsite and individualized nutritional plans for those who desire weight management service, and with other dietary needs.
Senior public health nutritionist - New Port Richey, FL
Completes Nutrition Assessment for all low, high and medically high-risk WIC clients to provide client-centered nutrition services. Documents Nutrition Care Plan and identified nutrition risks using a standardized process. Provides VENA based nutrition assessment and counseling utilizing appropriate educational materials. Assess client’s readiness to change and help client choose appropriate goal(s). Makes referrals for appropriate health and social services. Establishes appropriate number of subsequent individual nutrition education contacts. Evaluates and revises nutrition care plan as needed.
Come join one of the nation’s leading providers of healthcare services. HCA Healthcare is made up of locally managed facilities that include 184 hospitals and 1,800 sites of care located in 21 U.S. states and in the United Kingdom.
In the area of South Florida, HCA Healthcare consists of 14 facilities spanning out from Sebring to Miami.
Check out the HCA website for a wide range of opportunities for Dietitians! There are multiple positions open from Clinical Dietitian to CNM to Food Service Director, with lots of opportunity for growth!
The NICU Dietitian Specialist will provide clinical nutrition services to patients and ensure patient satisfaction, proper diet maintenance, quality care, regulatory compliance and good public relations.
Join our team and be eligible for comprehensive benefits to include tuition reimbursement, a 401K Plan, AND dues and licensure fee reimbursement, as well as many other benefits.
Provides clinical nutrition services including nutrition assessment, modified diet formulation, self-management training and nutrition intervention to an inpatient NICU population.
Assesses the nutritional status of patients through documentation in the medical record.
Develops, revises and individualizes nutrition care plan based on information from the patient, medical record, family and health care team members.
Advises department on patient care and food service matters.
Orients, mentors and trains staff and interns, as applicable.
Complies with all regulatory standards, including federal, state and accrediting agencies and adheres to facility confidentiality, HIPAA regulations, and patient rights policies.
Participates in facility-wide and departmental Quality Assurance/Performance Improvement (QAPI) Programs.
Participates in and attends departmental meetings, staff development, and professional programs, as appropriate.
Complies with all policies and procedures of the facility, TouchPoint Support Services and Compass Group, as appropriate.
Credentialed as a Registered Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) required.
Licensed by the State Dietetics Licensing Board in states where applicable required.
Minimum of two (2) years of experience (post Dietetic internship) working as a Registered Dietitian required.
Minimum of one (1) year of experience (post Dietetic internship) working in an inpatient pediatric hospital setting preferred.
Applicants credentialed as a Board Certified Specialist in Pediatric Nutrition (CSP) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) preferred.
Experience with computers and programs including Microsoft Office Suite required.
The registered dietitian (RD) is responsible for the nutritional intervention for a variety of patients. The RD recommends appropriate medical nutrition therapy based on patient‘s diagnosis and nutritional status. Educates patients, family and significant others on nutritional guidelines to follow at home, as needed. Contributes to departmental achievements through process improvement. Documents nutritional interventions including plan of care in patients' charts following established procedures. Educator and resource person for area of nutrition specialization.