Clinical Dietitian in Miami Beach, FL at Mount Sinai Medical Center of Florida, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/22/2020

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Job Description

Clinical Dietitian I

Schedule: 8:30 am-5:00 pm. Must work weekends on a rotational basis.  

As Mount Sinai continues to grow, so does our legacy of caring.

Mount Sinai Medical Center is proud to be South Florida's hospital of choice for great medicine. With more than 4000 employees, 500 volunteers, 670 beds, 26 operating suites and more than 650 physicians and 950 nurses. Mount Sinai is South Florida's largest private independent not-for-profit teaching hospital. It takes the contribution of many individuals to make Mount Sinai the world-class institution it is today. As a team we have focused our efforts on assuring that our patients receive high quality medical care.

Job Duties:

1. Maintains the appropriate Licensure, credentials and registrations; including but not limited to licensure as Dietitian/Nutritionist (LDN) in the State of Florida and registration as Dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.          

2. Maintains expertise in medical nutrition therapy in general clinical practice.                                           

3. Performs calorie counts as requested and maintains accurate records daily of nutritional care activities, participates in patient tray assessments and meal rounds.                                               

4. Develops and implements medical nutrition care plans.                                                                                                                             

5. Performs nutrition screening, intervention, as well as comprehensive nutrition assessments and reassessments following departmental policies and procedure.                                                                                                                                            

6. Accurately calculates nutrient composition of enteral feedings and parenteral solutions.                                                                                                                                                                                

7. Monitors, evaluates, modifies & documents medical nutrition therapy following established policies and procedures.                                                                                                                                                                

8. Initiates and follows up on nutrient intake analysis as indicated in departmental polices and procedures.                                                                                                                                   

9. Provides counseling and education to patients and or significant others regarding medical nutrition therapy as needed.                                                                                                                                                                                

10. Develops and reviews educational materials for patients as needed.                                                                                                                

11. Precepts dietetic interns during clinical rotations: Coordinates clinical activities for dietetic interns to meet their education objectives, serves as a resources to dietetic interns regarding medical nutrition therapy, monitors and evaluates clinical performance of dietetic intern and reports dietetic interns' performance to Clinical Nutrition Manager.                                                                                                                                                                  

Qualifications:

  • Registered Dietitian with the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the American Dietetic Association.  Licensed, or eligible for licensure, as a Dietitian/Nutritionist in the state of Florida (within 6 months of employment).                                                   
  • Bachelor's degree in Foods and Nutrition of Dietetics from an accredited college or University

We Offer:

  • An excellent, team focused work environment with opportunity for professional growth
  • Free parking for all employees
  • All employees receive 50% discount on Metro pass
  • Full time employees receive 1 free meal per day