Clinical Dietitian Part Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/14/2022


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Job Description


Clinical Dietitian AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

Location Address: 9100 W. 74th Street, Mission, KS 66204


Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Shawnee Mission

  • Received Magnet® recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center in January 2019
  • Providing faith-based, whole person care to Kansas City since 1962
  • Excellent health benefits, an onsite child care center and fitness facility  
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Largest health care provider in Johnson County with three campuses
40 hours per pay period
You Will Be Responsible For:

Nutrition Assessment & Reassessment

•           Initiates and monitors nutrition assessments/reassessments per Medical Nutrition Therapy (MNT) and regulatory standards.

•           Assessment criteria include achievable/measureable goals and plan of care.

•           Prioritizes patients at nutrition risk for timely management.

•           Reassesses patients throughout their hospitalization according to MNT Standards.

•           Documentation is complete and consistent with MNT standards of care, including response to treatment.

Therapeutic Diets

•     Demonstrates understanding of therapeutic diets, meal planning, processing patient menus and options for additional items available to patients.

•     Uses standards appropriate to age and clinical condition/diagnosis.

•     Selects items/products appropriate to patient age, condition, nutrient needs and route of delivery.

•     Evaluates patient response to diet served and communicates problems or ideas to appropriate Food Service personnel.


•     Demonstrates understanding of cultural, ethnic, religious, socioeconomic, and psychological factors/barriers that impact patient/client’s nutrition and motivation to change.

•     Uses educational and behavioral objectives and provides appropriate educational material/information.

•     Counseling documentation indicates teaching effectiveness, understanding and expected compliance.

•     Communicates with referral source if appropriate.


Enteral/Parenteral Nutrition

•     Uses standards/interventions/goals and plan of care appropriate to age and Clinical condition/diagnosis.

•     Calculates calories, protein, and fat provided in parenteral/enteral solutions (includes applicable medications).

•     Selects products appropriate to patient age, condition, nutrient needs and route of delivery.

•     Assessment/reassessment documentation includes current rate, what it provides, response to treatment and achievable/measurable goals.


•     Maintains accurate records of work activities (stats/logs) and submits required reports on time.

•     Demonstrates understanding of where to find necessary information in medical record, computer, and paperwork.

•     Maintains organized paperwork.


•     Follows approved abbreviations, avoiding those on the Do Not Use List per The Joint Commission.


•     Demonstrates safe and effective use of computers and printer.



•     Understands and utilizes “managing up”

•     Understands and utilizes AIDET in patient interactions

•     Utilizes LAST in service recovery situations

•     Assumes additional responsibilities to support team efforts when necessary

•     Demonstrates care and courtesy at all times

•     Exhibits good judgment and time management skills to accomplish daily tasks

•     Demonstrates a customer-centered approach in problem solving and decision making

•     Understands and adheres to all HIPPAA regulations

•     Offers ideas and feedback to enhance function of team

•     Exhibits professional manner through grooming, dress, language, and non-verbal behavior

What You Will Need:
•     Bachelor’s Degree
•     1 to 2 Years of Position-Related Experience
  • Includes experience as a clinical dietitian in an acute care health setting
  • Kansas Licensed Dietitian
Job Summary:

Shawnee Mission Health will be a regional beacon of wellness, hope and healing attracting customers seeking unsurpassed clinical quality and compassionate care for the whole person, following the example of Christ’s healing ministry

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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