Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.
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Location: Jacksonville, Florida
This position is responsible for nutrition intervention, nutrition counseling, education, and documenting nutrition care plans. Participates in the quality improvement program at the direction of the dietitian. Also responsible for screening new admissions, conducting meal rounds, calculating calorie counts and checking tray line. The individual must demonstrate knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span. The ability to assess data reflective of the patient's status and appropriately interpret information relative to the patient's age-specific needs is required. Proficient computer skills necessary for daily tasks.
Enrollment in or completion of: An approved Dietetic Technology Consortium Program at an accredited college or university through the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND); OR an approved Nutrition or Dietetics Bachelor's Program at an accredited college or university through the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND) within one year of hire date, must pass the national registration examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR). Must complete continuing professional educational requirements to maintain registration.
Must have good interpersonal skills and a thorough understanding of special diets, either through coursework or on-the-job training.
License or certification
Certification as a Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics within 1 year after accepting Tech-Dietetic position.
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $14.94 per hour.
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Jacksonville is the largest city in area in the continental United States. A beautiful coastal Florida city that features excellent year-round climate, over 20 miles of beaches and outstanding outdoor recreational, cultural and family-oriented amenities. The "River City by the Sea" has an excellent school system, reasonable cost of living and a thriving business environment. Medical professionals and patients are drawn to Jacksonville by an extraordinary network of high-profile healthcare facilities. Jacksonville continues to grow as more people relocate from all over the U.S. and abroad, to see what the great River City has to offer!
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Mayo Clinic is an equal opportunity educator and employer (including veterans and persons with disabilities).