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Company Name: Tampa General Hospital
City: Tampa
US States: FL
Zip: 33624
Job Position Offered: Clinical Nutrition Specialist
Job Status: Full-time
Job Description: GENERAL SUMMARY:

Tampa General Hospital (TGH) has an exciting opportunity to join their dynamic team of Registered Dietitians (RDs). Our remarkably engaged team of registered dietitians provide timely world-class patient care through the application of standardized best practices, interdisciplinary team collaboration, and judicious use of technological advances to assess, educate, document, research and report their related interventions. This competent team of licensed professionals own advanced degrees and specialty certifications in diabetes, oncology, nephrology, nutrition support, transplant, and pediatrics. Their commitment to optimal nutrition care is extended to our community through our dedicated ambulatory team.

This is a newly created Inpatient dietitian position needed to support the expanding growth of TGH, ranked #1 hospital in Tampa. Our team of dietitians utilize their comprehensive knowledge base to provide evidence-based, individualized nutrition care in conjunction with our interprofessional team of experts.


Major responsibilities include developing and implementing medical nutrition therapy using established standards of care and maintaining competency and skills required for professional practice.
Responds to consults and nutrition screens and appropriately arranges follow-ups within the established timeframes based on departmental policy.
Proactively identifies patients with nutritional needs. Documents nutritional interventions in the plan of care using the Nutrition Care Process in the EMR
Serves as preceptor to Dietetic Interns and medical residents as appropriate.
Uses exceptional time management, critical thinking, problem-solving skills, communication skills, public speaking, computer skills and excellent service strategies. Additionally, Dietitians are expected to perform routine tasks with minimal supervision
Demonstrates diplomacy and ability to interact with others, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Keeps abreast of new trends and developments in nutrition and applies knowledge in current practice.
Proficiency with multiple software applications such as: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Epic, Cbord, or HealthTouch


Bachelor’s degree in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics from an institution with an accredited program is required. Master’s degree preferred. specialty certifications a plus
CDR Registered Dietitian-Nutritionist with the Commission on Dietetics Registration – RDN.
Licensure with the Dietetics and Nutrition Practice Council – Florida Department of Health – LDN.
One (1) year of experience in clinical settings is preferred. Will consider new graduates with demonstrable knowledge of clinical nutrition, and instructional techniques.