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Clinical Dietitian

Location: Fort Myers, FL
Department: FOOD & NUTRITION SERVICES
Categories: Professional
Type: Full-Time
Shift: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM
Schedule: Days

Description:

Plan and provide Nutrition interventions that include consideration of specific age-related characteristics and needs related to physical development, motor control, communication, socialization, and safety. Assists in the coordination and integration of clinical nutrition services with other LMHS departments, committees and physicians. Manages the nutritional care of all patients including screening, assessment, intervention and education.

Requirements:

Education: Minimum BS in Dietetics / Human Nutrition and Foods

Experience: Preferred in general clinical nutrition, and / or long term care but not required. For Pediatrics, pediatric experience preferred.

Training: On the job training is provided

License: Commission on Dietetic Registration – Registered Dietitian (RD): Required
May be RD Eligible to apply for position but must be RD before candidate may start
Florida Licensure (LD) through the Florida Department of Profession Regulations (DPR): Required – obtain within 90 days of hire
Certified Nutrition Support Specialist: Preferred
Certified Specialist in Pediatrics: Preferred (for pediatric position)

Other: Working knowledge of principles of current clinical nutrition and patient care for all stages of the life cycle. Demonstrate ability to interface with system personnel and medical staff on issues of clinical nutrition and patient care.


External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled, must be able to perform the essential job specific functions (listed within each job specific responsibility) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by the organization on a case by case basis. If the requirement is not marked, then it is considered not applicable.
General Requirements (has the ability to…)
Sit - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Bend - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Reach - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Sensory Requirements (has ability for…)
Far Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Near Vision - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Color Vision - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Depth Perception - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Seeing Fine Details - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Hearing Overhead Pages - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to…)
Cope with high level of stress - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Make decisions under high pressure - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Work alone - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Demonstrate high degree of patience - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Adapt to shift work - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Work in areas that are close and crowded - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Hand Manipulation (ability with…)
Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
Firm Grasping - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Fine Manipulation - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Use of Keyboards - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Required Lifting (ability to lift…)
Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)
11 to 24 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull…)
Up to 10 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
11 to 24 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
51 to 75 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
76 to 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Over 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Environmental (may be exposed to…)
Infectious Diseases - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Dust, Fumes, Gases Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)
Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)
Loud Noises - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Others (note below)
Work flexible schedule to meet unit needs Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)