Food and Nutrition Services
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Responsible for coordinating all patients’ material care and patient related activities. Ensures that quality nutritional care for patients of all ages is provided within an interdisciplinary health care team approach.
Responsible for the supervision of regular and modified diets preparation and patient meal tray services. Ensures that the highest standards for AHCA and JCAHO and other regulatory agencies are maintained.
Plans, develops and maintains appropriate Performance Improvement Program of the care and./or service of the Department. Integrates operations with other departments to ensure efficiency and coordination. Develops, reviews and updates policies and procedures. Demonstrates leadership and expertise in Clinical Nutrition Management, Safety and Sanitation. Responsible for the development and implementation of the department’s orientation and continuing education program of all personnel.
Knowledge of all areas of diet therapy, food purchashing , production and patient services and Performance Improvement. The ability to communicate effectively with staff, subordinates, patients and other hospital staff. Bilingual (English/Spanish) helpful. Knowledge of computer languages, software and hardware preferred.
Registration as a Dietitian (RD) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration.
Licensed as a Dietitian/Nutritionist (LD) by the State of Florida’s Department
Of Health, Association of Medical Quality Assurance within 12 months of
Be an active member of the American Dietetics Association.
Any combination of relevant education, work experience, and / or certifications will be considered
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