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Dietitian (Part Time) at The Nemours Foundation in Pensacola, Florida

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Part-Time

Job Description:

As one of the nation’s leading pediatric health care systems, Nemours is committed to providing all children with their best chance to grow up healthy. We offer integrated, family-centered care to more than 300,000 children each year in our pediatric hospitals, specialty clinics and primary care practices in Delaware, Florida, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Nemours strives to ensure a healthier tomorrow for all children – even those who may never enter our doors – through our world-changing research, education and advocacy efforts. At Nemours, our Associates help us deliver on the promise we make to every family we have the privilege of serving: to treat their child as if they were our own. 

Nemours is seeking a Clinical Dietitian,Part Time, to join our team in Pensacola, Florida.

With clinic locations in Pensacola and Destin, Fla., Nemours provides pediatric specialty care to children and families in northwest Florida and southern Alabama. We offer comprehensive, family-centered care in more than 30 pediatric specialties with several of our physicians regularly named among the “Best Doctors in America®.

This position serves as a nutrition consultant in the outpatient setting

Position Responsibilities

Functions as a nutrition consultant, completing nutrition referrals from Nemours physicians.

  • Demonstrates skills necessary to complete nutritional assessments and care plans by displaying knowledge of expected growth and development appropriate for the patient’s age, sex, social/ethnic background and disease entity.

  • Displays knowledge of calculating specialized formula recipes and meal plans, as well as composition/classification of infant and pediatric formulas 

Develops and implements nutritional care plans based on documented nutritional assessments which encompasses data pertaining to diet history, expected growth, cultural/ethnic background, and disease specific requirements.

  • Communicates nutritional assessments, counseling reports, and care plans to referring physicians and other healthcare providers through medical record documentation system 

  • Interacts and coordinates nutritional care of clinic patients with physicians and other health care providers

  • Participates in division team rounds as necessary

Continually updates knowledge recommended for nutritional therapies pertaining to specific disease entities.

  • Selects, develops and continually updates nutrition education materials

  • Participates in the education of residents and staff members

  • Serves as a reference for community nutrition questions

Participates in data retrieval and analysis and coordination with ADA (American Diabetes Association) Recognition Program

  • Fulfills continuing education requirements by ADA Recognition Program

Remains knowledgeable of healthcare regulations

  • Complies with HIPPA Regulations

  • Complies with OSHA/Safety Regulations

  • Adheres to NCC-P Customer Service Standards of Performance

Position Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • State of Florida Dietitian License (LD/N) required

  • Commission on dietetic registration within 90 days of hire required

  • CDE preferred.  If non-CDE will complete fifteen (15) hours of continuing education each year in diabetes related field

  • Minimum of 1 year experience required; clinical education or internship experience may fulfill requirement

Our dedication to professionals who are dedicated to children frequently earns Nemours a spot on the list of top workplaces in the communities we serve. Our Associates enjoy comprehensive benefits, including our unique “Bridge to a Healthy Future” pediatric health plan, an integrated wellness program, opportunities for professional growth, and much more. As an equal opportunity employer, Nemours focuses on the best-qualified applicants for our openings.