Dietitian | Dietary General

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville

Job ID: 96232
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Department: Dietary General
Shift/Days: Variable
Posted FTE: 1.00 = 40 Hours

Job Opening Summary

Provides clinical nutrition care to patients by demonstrating knowledge of the principles of growth and development over the life span; assessing data reflective of the patient's status; evaluating nutritional status; and developing, implementing, monitoring and documenting nutrition care plans. Serves as a resource for the development of age-specific education materials and instruction of dietetic students.

Job Opening Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with major coursework in clinical dietetics.
  • Completion of an American Dietetic Association (ADA)-approved dietetic program.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • Three to five years' clinical experience with two in a clinic setting preferred.
  • Must possess thorough knowledge of nutrition assessment and nutrient requirements as well as current theory and practices of dietetics for this patient population.
  • Familiarity with research procedures and protocols desirable.
  • Must be able to maintain CPR certification.
  • Needs strong communication skills and the ability to positively interact with professional and non-professional hospital and health science center personnel.
  • Must be able to participate as a team member in the interdisciplinary team.


  • Must have passed or be eligible to take the ADA registration exam.
  • Must be a state of Florida licensed dietitian/nutritionist or be eligible for same.
  • Within six months of starting employment, must have passed both the ADA registration and become licensed as a dietitian/nutritionist in the state of Florida. Failure to do so will result in non-continuation of employment.

Minimum Pay Rate - Hourly: $25.48
Midpoint Pay Rate - Hourly: $35.54

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UF Health Shands Hospital is committed to diversity as a competitive advantage in attracting top talent from across the nation and around the world. We believe in sharing knowledge, learning from one another, valuing different opinions, and celebrating the things that make each one of us unique in our own right. UF Health Shands Hospital is an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

UF Health Shands Hospital - Gainesville
Gainesville, FL 32608

Why Work With UF Health

Benefits to fit your life.

As you would expect from an organization this size, our core benefits include medical insurance and prescription drug plans, short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, generous paid time off, 10 paid holidays per year and an employee assistance plan. Voluntary benefits include tuition reimbursement, dependent care and health care reimbursement accounts, dental insurance, vision plan and more. Retirement benefits include a 403(b) plan.

About UF Health
About UF Health

UF Health Shands is recognized as Florida’s premier hospital system, thanks to our commitment to quality clinical care that yields outstanding outcomes and continually earns us national recognition. It is our privilege to offer distinguished, patient-centered care and build upon our role as the state’s premier provider of medical expertise and specialties.

UF Health ranks 53rd on the 2021 Forbes list of Florida’s 100 best workplaces and ranks 31st on their list of best workplaces in the nation for women. UF Health Shands Hospital was included in Indeed’s list of the “2019 Top-Rated Workplaces” for hospitals, which recognizes the 25 “Best Hospitals” in the U.S. We are number 20.

About The Area
Welcome to the Sunshine State.

There’s a reason the Sunshine State is the tourism capital of the world and the third-most populous state in the country. As a Florida resident, you’re never far from the world’s best beaches, theme parks and attractions (and their Florida resident discounts), and cultural arts. Factor in our favorable tax rate and entrepreneurial spirit, and it’s easy to see why so many individuals, families and businesses choose to make Florida their home.

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