Dietitian

UF Health Shands Hospital   Gainesville, FL   Full-time     Health Care Provider
Posted on July 26, 2022
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Provides clinical nutrition care to patients, demonstrating knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span; assessing data reflective of the patient's status; evaluating nutritional status; and developing, implementing, monitoring and documenting nutrition care plans. Serves as a resource with development of age-specific education materials and instruction of dietetic students.
 

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major course work in clinical dietetics.
  • Completion of an American Dietetic Association (ADA)-approved dietetic program.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Prefer three to five years of clinical experience with two in clinic setting.
  • Must possess thorough knowledge of nutrition assessment and nutrient requirements, as well as current theory and practices of dietetics for this patient population.
  • Familiarity with research procedures and protocols desirable.
  • Must be able to maintain CPR certification.
  • Needs strong communication skills and the ability to positively interact with professional and non-professional hospital and health science center personnel.
  • Must be able to participate as a team member of the interdisciplinary team.


Licensure/Certification/Registration:

  • Must have passed or be eligible to take the ADA registration exam.
  • Must be a state of Florida licensed dietitian/nutritionist or be eligible for same.
    • Within six months of starting employment, must have passed both the ADA registration and become licensed as a dietitian/nutritionist in the state of Florida. Otherwise, failure to do so will result in non-continuation of employment.


Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $25.48
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $35.54