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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransBrain Health Dietician
Orlando, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

· Benefits from Day One

· Paid Days Off from Day One

· Career Development

Our promise to you: Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Shift : • Primarily Monday – Friday with occasional weekend special events (walks, educational events)

The community you’ll be caring for:

· Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando

· serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America

· AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country

· We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year

The role you’ll contribute:

Under the general supervision of the Brain Health Manager, the Brain Health Dietitian works with patients, families/caregivers, physicians, interdisciplinary team, and external agencies to develop a disease specific dietary plan for patients with neurological disorders. These patients will derive primarily from our Neuroscience Brain Health programs to include but not limited to: Neuromuscular, Neuroimmunology, Movement Disorders, Memory Disorders, Headache, and general neurology. The Brain Health Dietitian will be working closely with the Neuroscience program Medical Directors to support outpatient clinics and community support/education, in the coordination of necessary ancillary or consultative services. The Brain Health Dietitian also serves as a resource for patients, physicians, and allied health professionals, serving in the role of educator and consultant to referred patients. Actively participates in outstanding customer service and accepts responsibility in maintaining relationships that are equally respectful to all.

The value you’ll bring to the team:

· Conducts initial assessment and reassessment of patient and family/caregiver's education needs and develops a specific plan of care to meet those needs.

· Demonstrates ability to revise plan of care as indicated by the patient's response; evaluates overall teaching plan for effectiveness in achieving optimal established goals and optimal outcome.

· Utilizes and coordinates resources to provide appropriate continuum of care for the patient and family/caregiver.

· Provides dynamic one-on-one instruction and group instruction.

· Obtains information and continuing education necessary to provide current neuro/medical nutrition therapy education.

· Complete documentation in the patient's medical record according to department standards.

· Provides timely and accurate responses to telephone calls from patients/family and other health professionals.

· Understands and utilizes appropriate patient referral, scheduling, and appointment processes in the department.

· Recommends and develops protocols and clinical pathways to ensure quality neuroscience care.

· Demonstrates time management and organization skills for completing daily, weekly, and long-term assignments.

· Participates in community outreach events as defined by department.

· Provides professional expertise to other members of the neuroscience care team, nursing staff, and community.

· Provides in-services and continuing education programs to meet identified/justified needs.

· Adequately maintains supplies and teaching models for education program need


The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:


· Bachelor’s degree in Dietetics

· 4 years’ experience


· Experience in neuroscience dietetics

· Minimum of 4 years clinical experience


· Commission on Dietetic Registration

· Current active registered dietitian status with Commission of Dietetic Registration

· Current active registered dietitian status in the state of Florida

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Nutritional Services

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24013818

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $26.96 - $40.44

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 24013818

  • Job Family: Nutritional Services

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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