Medical Nutrition Therapist II PRN AdventHealth Connerton at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 10/21/2021


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  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
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  • Job Family
    Nutritional Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Medical Nutrition Therapist II AdventHealth SC Connerton

Location Address: 9441 Health Center Drive Land O' Lakes, Florida 34637

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth SC Connerton

  • Specialty hospital for medically complex patients
  • Pulmonary and Vapotherm Center of Excellence
  • Staff consists of all Registered Respiratory Therapist, 65% BSN or above RN’s, Current staff certifications include CCRN, PCCN, CNML, WCNC, NEA-BC, and RN-BC
  • Onsite BSN completion program partnership with South University with staff discounted rate
  • Simulation Lab and Clinical Transition Pilot Program

Work Hours/Shift:


You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Excellence, Stewardship and Teamwork as outlined in the organization’s Performance Excellence Program.

    • Comprehensive knowledge and application of nutrition services and medical nutrition therapy.

    • General knowledge of nutrient analysis, word processing, basic computer skills, e-mail and spreadsheet software.

    • Ability to search the web for nutrition research or practice updates and apply knowledge to updating reference materials, preparing for presentations, education, etc.

    • Avails self to staff on units as the nutrition expert.

    • Performs Meal Test Trays 3 times per month (breakfast, lunch, dinner).

    • Attends  interdisciplinary meetings and rounds on assigned units as scheduled unless valid excuse demonstrated and MNT Manager and Unit RN Leader notified.
    • Attends assigned team and/or committee meetings unless valid excuse demonstrated and MNT Manager notified for alternate arrangements.

    • Assists in regulatory survey preparation when applicable.

    • Reviews and/or updates department resource/reference materials when applicable or required.

    • When confronted with barriers to meeting patient care standards, improves process by planning and implementing action steps.

    • Identifies specific patient or staff needs, initiates and develops educational or clinical materials then evaluates outcomes.

    • Assures that care delivered to each patient is in accordance with established standards.

    • Skill and knowledge in working with an electronic health record system.

    • Analyzes and interprets reliable assessment data to identify an actual occurrence, risk of, or potential for developing a nutrition problem.

    • Nutrition Diagnoses/Problems are included on the patient care plan and updated as more data becomes available, or signed off as applicable.

    • Provides appropriate intervention in accordance with the identified patient’s goals.

    • Identifies and follows through with potential complex discharge planning needs, intervenes early to promote timely attainment of goals.

    • Adheres to reassessment timeframe per standards. Reassesses and updates nutrition care process and implement changes as indicated.

    • Complies with National Patient Safety Goals regarding abbreviation usage, patient identification.

    • Assessment, interventions and procedures utilizing equipment are appropriate for age group.

What You Will Need:

      • Completes a minimum of a bachelor's degree at a U.S. regionally accredited university or college and course work approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE) of The Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics (AND).

      • Completes a CADE-accredited supervised practice program at a healthcare facility, community agency, or a foodservice corporation, or combined with undergraduate or graduate studies.

      • 1 year experience in a clinical setting.

      • Registered and Certified Dietitian by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics; Florida Licensure.

Job Summary:

Works closely with the Interdisciplinary Health Care Team to provide medical nutrition therapy that is integrated and compatible with the patient’s medical program goals and objectives

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

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