Serve as a specialist in nutritional assessment, management and education of the patient and/or in coordinate a food service system. Share specialty expertise with peers.
Examples of Work
Job functions are specific duties that would be included in the essential functions of the job description. These functions are not all-inclusive nor do they cover the full extent of the duties performed.
- Performs dietitian duties in a sub-specialty area.
- Conducts research in the field of nutrition, dietetics, and Food Service Systems.
- Assists in development of budgetary data, such as FTE requirements, equipment needs, revenue forecasting.
- Interviews and recommends selection of applicants, trains new employees, assigns and schedules work, acts upon leave requests, conducts annual performance evaluations and recommends disciplinary action.
- Instructs dietitians and other personnel in area of specialty.
- Develops and utilizes data base systems and trains other staff in their use to evaluate nutrition care and food control processes.
- Assists in developing education objectives and implementing programs of study for dietetic and post-masters students.
- Trains community dietitians in current research and its application to nutrition and food service systems in sub-specialty areas.
- Trains other health care professionals in clinical applications of nutrition principles.
- Performs the duties of Dietitian.
Education and Experience
Must meet the requirements of Chapter 468, Florida Statutes, and have one year of appropriate experience.
Licensure and Certification
Licensed as a Dietitian in accordance with Chapter 468, Florida Statutes
May serve as a team leader.
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