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Date: Jul 17, 2019

Location: MACCLENNY, FL, US, 32063

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Requisition No: 65926 

Agency: Children and Families

Working Title: DIETITIAN

Position Number: 60010313 

Salary:  $51,000.04 

Posting Closing Date: 07/31/2019 

Dietitian - #60010313



This position is responsible for administering medical nutrition care to the individuals served at a large state Psychiatric institution.  The position requires the ability to communicate and consult with physicians, nurses and other qualified staff regarding the nutritional status of the individuals as it relates to health and well-being. 


Duties & Responsibilities/Examples of Work:

  • Monitors nutritional status by observation of food intake, consulting with individuals served and reviewing medical records for significant lab test results, pertinent medications, current anthropometric measurements and dietary restrictions. 
  • Records progress utilizing ADIME/PES format, making recommendations when indicated to ensure optimum customer satisfaction.
  • Provides nutritional assessments for new admits and annually for all individuals on designated units within specified time frames to ensure compliance with the annual review service process.
  • Participates in treatment team meetings on designated units as a scheduled to review treatment and progress of individuals served.
  • Maintains updated records of pertinent date of individuals served.
  • Provides diet instructions/nutrition education when appropriate for inpatient individuals and for individuals who are being discharged from the hospital.
  • Conducts in-service training programs in nutrition to dietary personnel and other hospital personnel when indicated. 
  • Reports all equipment and safety issues to ensure a safe and secure environment.
  • Observes individuals diet acceptance and preference at mealtime in dining rooms and designated units.
  • Collects quality assurance data for established criteria to ensure optimum customer satisfaction.
  • Attends conferences, seminars, workshops, etc. for continuing education credits and improving job performance.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Licensure as a Dietitian / Nutritionist in accordance with Florida Statute 468.
  • One year of professional experience as a Dietitian and/or Nutritionist.
  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with a major in dietetics or food and nutrition. 
  • Registered Dietitian / Nutritionist will be given preference.
  • ** NOTE: All responses to qualifying questions for the vacancy advertisement must be verifiable on your State of Florida, Employment Application. **

The State of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer, and does not tolerate discrimination or violence in the workplace.

Candidates requiring a reasonable accommodation, as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, must notify the agency hiring authority and/or People First Service Center (1-866-663-4735). Notification to the hiring authority must be made in advance to allow sufficient time to provide the accommodation.

The State of Florida supports a Drug-Free workplace. All employees are subject to reasonable suspicion drug testing in accordance with Section 112.0455, F.S., Drug-Free Workplace Act.

VETERANS’ PREFERENCE.  Pursuant to Chapter 295, Florida Statutes, candidates eligible for Veterans’ Preference will receive preference in employment for Career Service vacancies and are encouraged to apply.  Candidates claiming Veterans’ Preference must attach supporting documentation with each submission that includes character of service (for example, DD Form 214 Member Copy #4) along with any other documentation as required by Rule 55A-7, Florida Administrative Code.  Veterans’ Preference documentation requirements are available by clicking here.  All documentation is due by the close of the vacancy announcement. 

Nearest Major Market: Jacksonville