Nutritionist - Family Medicine (Part-time) at University of Miami in Miami, Florida

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The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.


With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.


The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.


The Department of Family Medicine has an exciting opportunity for a Part-time Nutritionist to work in the UHealth Campus. The Nutritionist designs and implements therapeutic nutritional care plans for patients using general dietetic standards and regulations to promote good dietary health. Moreover, the Nutritionist educates staff, patient and families, monitors and documents patient progress, and consults with physicians as needed.


  • Focuses on the nutritional aspect of a patient's lifestyle and is able to educate and encourage the patient towards making appropriate changes depending on patient's goals, lifestyle, health issues and risks.


  • Comfortable with public speaking and makes regular educational presentations.


  • Identifies ways to improve care of patients and makes recommendations to appropriate staff.


  • Assesses and monitors patients' progress, maintaining detailed and complete records of health care plans within Epic.


  • Performs advanced nutrition-related testing, can make appropriate recommendations, and has facility with interpretation of tests.


  • Incorporates the use of supplements, prescribing appropriate and thoughtful regimens to patients including dosage, frequency, duration, possible side effects, and drug interactions.


  • Researches and recommends ways to expand and improve nutrition programs within the UM campuses and within the community including culinary medicine.


  • Collaborates with other health care professionals, such as physical therapists, chiropractors, physicians, Chinese Medicine physicians, etc. to develop a treatment plan both within the Integrative Health team and outside of it.


  • Identifies research opportunities and willing to partner with colleagues in research.


  • Communicates with providers across the UM Medical campus as appropriate.



This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities as necessary.




MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS



  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field


  • Minimum 1 year of relevant experience


  • Certification in relevant specialty or field


  • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form.


  • Ability to handle difficult and stressful situations with professional composure.


  • Ability to maintain effective interpersonal relationships.


  • Ability to understand and follow instructions.



Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience and/or certifications may be considered.



The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, tuition remission and more.


UHealth-University of Miami Health System, South Florida's only university-based health system, provides leading-edge patient care powered by the ground breaking research and medical education at the Miller School of Medicine. As an academic medical center, we are proud to serve South Florida, Latin America and the Caribbean. Our physicians represent more than 100 specialties and sub-specialties, and have more than one million patient encounters each year. Our tradition of excellence has earned worldwide recognition for outstanding teaching, research and patient care. We're the challenge you've been looking for.


Patient safety is a top priority. As a result, during the Influenza ("the flu") season (September through April), the University Of Miami Miller School Of Medicine requires all employees who provide ongoing services to patients, work in a location (all Hospitals and clinics) where patient care is provided, or work in patient care or clinical care areas, to have an annual influenza vaccination. Failure to meet this requirement will result in rescinding or termination of employment.


The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.



Job Status:

Part time



Employee Type:

Staff



Pay Grade:

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