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Job Opening: Tampa General Hospitlal

Clinical Nutrition Specialist – Transplant 

Tampa General Hospital 

Facility Profile TGH is the area’s only level I trauma center and one of just two ABA-verified adult & pediatric burn centers in Florida. With five medical helicopters*, we transport critically injured or ill patients from 23 surrounding counties to receive the advanced care they need. The hospital is home to one of the busiest solid organ transplant centers in the country. TGH is a nationally designated comprehensive stroke center, and has a 32-bed Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. Other outstanding centers include cardiovascular, orthopedics, high-risk and normal obstetrics, urology, ENT, endocrinology, and the Children’s Medical Center, which features a nine-bed pediatric intensive care unit and pediatric kidney transplant services. As the region’s leading safety net hospital, Tampa General is committed to providing area residents with world-class and compassionate health care ranging from the simplest to the most complex medical services. Tampa General Hospital was named the #1 hospital in Tampa Bay by U.S. News & World Report, 2020-2021, and recognized as one of America's Best Hospital's in five medical specialties: Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Diabetes & Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & GI Surgery, Nephrology, and Orthopedics. Tampa General Hospital has been designated a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the highest recognition for nursing excellence, for the fourth consecutive time – an accomplishment that fewer than one percent of hospitals nationwide have earned. TGH is accredited by The Joint Commission and was awarded disease-specific certification in five medical specialties. TGH is also accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF). *Air transport provided by Metro Aviation, Inc. 

Job Summary 

The Clinical Nutrition Specialist will conduct assessments on nutritional status and manage the nutritional care process of patients at Tampa General Hospital (TGH) in a timely cost-effective manner. Serve as a “nutrition resource” to medical units, interdisciplinary team, and ambulatory care environment. Perform computer-related activities as required and executes job requirements in accordance with the mission, vision, and values established by TGH. Reports to the Director of Clinical Nutrition. 

Qualifications 

Bachelor's degree in Food and Nutrition or Dietetics from an institution with an accredited program is required. Current license as a Dietitian by the Florida Department of Professional Regulation and registration by the American Dietetic Association’s Council for Dietetic Registration Specialty certification from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and/or Master's Degree is a plus 2 years of experience in an acute care setting serving transplant patient populations is strongly preferred. Requires diplomacy and the ability to interact with others, with excellent written and verbal communication skills. Keeps abreast of new trends and developments in the area of nutrition and utilizes this knowledge in current practice. 

Proficiency with multiple software applications such as Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), EPIC, Cbord and/or Computrition.

For more information, please visit:  https://www.tgh.org/careers 

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