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Dietitian healthcare

Location:
Tampa, FL
Posted:
February 23, 2020

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Najla Abdulaziz Al Nassar Moyles DHSc, MS

Registered Dietitian (RD), Licensed Dietitian/Nutritionist (LD/N)

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Tampa, FL 33615

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EDUCATION

June 2016 Nova Southeastern University

Doctor of Health Science

Fort Lauderdale, FL

May 2009 Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland OH

MS Public Health Nutrition

May 2009 Department of Nutrition, Case Western Reserve University,

Cleveland, OH

Dietetic Internship

June 2003 College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Dietetic Internship

June 2002 College of Applied Medical Sciences, King Saud University

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

BSC in Community Health, Nutrition Sciences.

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCES

September 2017-current

Adjunct Nutrition Faculty, Everglades University, Tampa FL

·Evaluates and advises students Teaches lecture provide practical hands-on instruction in an engaging learning environment, incorporating innovative teaching methodologies in order to enhance the learning experience of students and achieve learning outcomes.

·Designs and delivers class instruction through the development of instructional plans to meet course competencies, the development of activities, which support lesson objectives.

·Administer and grade examinations and assignments.

·Manages the learning environment through keeping accurate records, submitting grades and other reports on time, and enforcing school/campus academic and attendance policies.

·Recruits and participates in retention of students

·Manage online or paper grading system

·Serves on committees

·Relates professional/life/industry experience as a clinical dietitian to learning by the continuation of professional/technical skills development, the introduction of healthcare perspective into courses, and the active awareness of professional/industry trends and opportunities.

·Used online learning management systems to organize content and communicate with students outside of class to encourage clarity and transparency.

August 2019-Current

Clinical dietitian (PRN), AdventHealth North Pinellas, Tarpon Springs FL

·Performance of assessments, reassessments, development and implementation of patients’ nutritional plan of care.

·Documents nutrition care plans.

· Plans therapeutic diets and implements preparation and service of meals for patients in the facility.

·Evaluates nutritional care and provides follow-up continuity of care. Documents nutrition care plans.

·Inspects meals served for conformance to prescribed diets.

·Instructs patients and their families in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection, and preparation.

·Provides nutrition related patient education and educate staff.

·Consults with physician and other health care personnel to determine patient's nutritional needs and diet restrictions.

·Responsible for documentation and communication of nutrition intervention to ensure quality care throughout the continuum of care.

·Responsible for interdisciplinary representation for Food and Nutrition Services in all aspects of patient care.

November 2018-Current

Clinical Dietitian (PRN), Tampa Community Hospital and Memorial Hospital of Tampa, Tampa FL

·Performance of assessments, reassessments, development and implementation of patients’ nutritional plan of care.

·Documents nutrition care plans.

· Plans therapeutic diets and implements preparation and service of meals for patients in the facility.

·Evaluates nutritional care and provides follow-up continuity of care. Documents nutrition care plans.

·Inspects meals served for conformance to prescribed diets.

·Instructs patients and their families in nutritional principles, dietary plans, food selection, and preparation.

·Provides nutrition related patient education and educate staff.

·Consults with physician and other health care personnel to determine patient's nutritional needs and diet restrictions.

·Responsible for documentation and communication of nutrition intervention to ensure quality care throughout the continuum of care.

·Responsible for interdisciplinary representation for Food and Nutrition Services in all aspects of patient care.

May 2015-January 2019

Patient Services Manager/Clinical Dietitian, Tampa Community Hospital, Tampa FL

·Performance of assessments, reassessments, development and implementation of patients’ nutritional plan of care.

·Develops quality improvement plans to ensure compliance with government and standard guidelines.

·Provides nutrition related patient education.

·Responsible for documentation and communication of nutrition intervention to ensure quality care throughout the continuum of care.

·Ensure patient satisfaction and good public relations through the safe and efficient use of resources.

·Coordinates activities related to menu distribution and updates.

·Facilitate and supervises operations related to production, distribution and service of food to ensure optimal nutrition care of patients.

·Continually monitoring operations, and completing assessments and necessary action plans to provide optimal meal service and nutrition care to patients.

·Deliver nutrition education presentations to employees as applicable, such as lunch and learn presentations.

·Serve as liaison between Food & Nutrition Services and other clinical departments. Collaborates with multidisciplinary teams for the continual development of the Food and Nutrition department.

·Demonstrates a thorough working knowledge and enforces best practice and uniform compliance with all current policies, procedures, and regulatory standards (hospital, department, TJC, HRS, OSHA, other within patient nutrition and food service areas.

·Research topics and develop materials for Food and Nutrition staff education to ensure competency.

·Coordinates and evaluates patient food service standards to ensure patient satisfaction with meals and services; and initiates action to correct any problems.

·Ensure processes are followed, initiate performance improvements.

·Manages and controls resources, vendors, and materials to ensure quality and adequacy of supplies.

·Precept nutrition student in clinical and food service rotations.

·Develop and present educational sessions for nursing staff regarding clinical nutrition topics and to community.

·Work directly with physicians in the development of patient nutritional education plans.

October 2012-May 2015

Clinical Dietitian, Tampa Community Hospital, Tampa FL

·Performance of assessments, reassessments, development and implementation of patients’ nutritional plan of care.

·Provides nutrition related patient education.

·Responsible for documentation and communication of nutrition intervention to ensure quality care throughout the continuum of care.

·Responsible for interdisciplinary representation for Food and Nutrition Services in all aspects of patient care.

September 2011-Feburary 2012

Public Health Nutritionist, Hillsborough County Health Department, Tampa FL

·Assess anthropometric and dietary data to determine client’s eligibility for the WIC program in accordance with federal regulations and local policies and procedures.

·Develop, monitor, evaluate and revise nutrition care plans for individual clients at nutritional risk. Establish client centered nutrition goals and provide nutrition counseling to WIC participants. Monitor and follow protocols for nutrition assessment and follow up for high risk/medically high risk WIC participants.

·Document services in WIC Data System and in the WIC administrative file using SOAP format in accordance to local policy.

·Promote breastfeeding and provide breastfeeding education to pregnant and postpartum/breastfeeding mothers at each nutrition education appointment.

·Discuss client’s progress with other professionals when appropriate. Provide referral to other health care and social service programs. Coordinate services with other CHD programs, including immunizations and primary care.

Jan 2010-April 2011

WIC Nutritionist, Onslow County Health Department, Jacksonville NC

·Provide comprehensive nutritional counseling to WIC participants.

·Screen patients for WIC eligibility according to established criteria.

·Provide general and in-depth breastfeeding information.

·Refer patients to other health care systems and resources.

Jun 2004- Nov 2005

Clinical Dietitian

National Guard Hospital, Clinical Nutrition Department

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

·Provide nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy integrated with the patient's medical goals.

·Patients seen with conditions including but not limited to obesity/overweight, oncology, renal, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, diabetes, anemia and underweight.

·Evaluate, interpret, monitor and document the nutritional status and nutritional needs of hospitalized patients and out patients using established standards of care and practice guidelines.

·Identify and provide age-specific nutrition counseling to meet the cultural needs of the patients and their families.

·Develop, review, update and implement educational materials to meet the needs of patients and professionals.

·Write order for diet, supplement, enteral/parenteral nutrition and laboratory data per hospital policy.

·Application and practice of motivational interviewing and patient-centered goal-setting

·Provide nutrition classes and presentation for parents and staff.

·Documentation on patient charts, including nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring, and evaluation.

·Work with and help direct diet technicians for better patient care.

·Work with an interdisciplinary team including doctors, nurses, case managers, diabetes educator, speech therapist, occupational therapist, physical therapist, and social worker.

·Function as an integral member of the clinical interdisciplinary team.

·Dietetics and nutrition internship preceptor (work with the interns to schedule learning experiences during the rotation, orient to the facility and rotation, provide daily supervised learning experiences, and evaluating).

Dec 2003-March 2004

Clinical Dietitian

Dallah Hospital Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

·Counseling, nutrition education, and charting (hypertension, hyperlipidemia, weight gain/loss, diabetes and renal)

·Instruct nutrition class and presentation for parents and staff, respectively.

Oct 2003-Dec2003

Customer Service representative

Kingdom Hospital

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

·Participates with the Board, Medical Staff, and senior management in the development and implementation of strategic plans.

·Handle requests and questions by patients and their families.

·Investigate and settle complaints.

·Handle patient dissatisfaction and resolve problems within departments.

·Training the hospital staff about providing customer service to patients.

·Acts as a liaison between patients and health care professionals.

·Establishes and attains challenging/achievable patient care, safety, and education while ensuring financial viability.

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

·American Society of Parental and Enteral Nutrition, Member since 2007.

·Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Member 2007 to 2013.

·Ohio Dietetic Association, Member 2007 to 2009.

·NC Dietetic Association, Member 2009 to date.

·Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Member, 2011 to 2013.

·American Public Health Association, Member 2008 to 2009.

·Attended professional symposiums in the field of Clinical Nutrition, Public Health, and leadership including but not limited to Cleveland Clinic Obesity Summits, ASPEN 2018 Nutrition Science and Practice Conference, and Leadership Development Institutes.

CERTIFICATIONS

Registered Dietitian

FL Licensed dietitian/nutritionist (LDN)

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VOLUNTEER SERVICE

February 2008

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland Ohio

Provided companionship to hospitalized patients, offer encouraging conversation, refill water pitchers, offer comfort items, and assist with resolving non-clinical concerns.

April -Jun 2004

Clinical Dietitian, National Guard Hospital, 45 hours/week

PROFICIENCIES

Languages: (Spoken and written)

English, Arabic.

Translation of educational materials and interpreter for: English-Arabic and Arabic-English

Computer literate, proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint and Internet.

HONORS AND AWARDS

High Performance Certificate, Food and Nutrition, HCA West Florida Division 2018

Certificate of Appreciation, Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL, 2017

Certificate of Appreciation, Women and Infant Nutrition and Breastfeeding program, Onslow County, NC, 2011

Graduate program scholarship, Saudi Arabian Ministry of Higher Education 2005-2009.



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