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Internship

Student Dietitian Clinical Placement - Tampa

🚀 Placement Program

Tampa

AI generated summary

  • You need a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Nutrition/Dietetics or be enrolled in an accredited program. Outstanding customer service skills and desire to provide superior care are a must.
  • You will assist the Renal Dietitian in conducting nutrition interviews, calculating diet prescriptions, providing counseling, collecting data for assessments, writing progress notes, and creating nutrition projects for patients and staff at Fresenius Medical Care North America.

Placement Program

Healthcare, Science•Tampa

Description

  • The student intern supports FMCNA's mission, vision, core values and customer service philosophy. Adheres to the FMCNA Compliance Program, including following all regulatory and FMS policy requirements. 
  • The student intern functions as part of the dialysis health care team in providing medical nutrition therapy for patients under the direct supervision of a registered dietitian in accordance with FMCNA policies, procedures, and training and in compliance with regulations set forth by the corporation, state, and federal agencies. 

Requirements

  • Education:
  • Bachelors or Master's degree in Nutrition or Dietetics; or current enrollment in an accredited Coordinated Program in Dietetics.
  • Experience and Required Skills:
  • Preferred outstanding customer service to all external and internal customers. Possess the desire to deliver superior care to our patients and embrace Fresenius' mission and values.

Education requirements

Currently Studying
Bachelors
Masters

Area of Responsibilities

Healthcare
Science

Responsibilities

  • Dietetic Intern: An individual who currently is enrolled in a Dietetic Internship or a university-based Coordinated Program in Dietetics accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND).
  • The dietetic student/intern may under direct guidance of the Renal Dietitian:
  • Review of Renal Nutrition Basics and other applicable components of the Orientation and Training requirements of staff dietitians
  • Review the typical workflow for the Renal Dietitian, and/or Role of the RD
  • Conduct a nutrition interview with a patient
  • Calculate a diet prescription recommendation
  • Provide nutrition counseling to patient/designated caregiver on the prescribed renal diet
  • Collect data for initial, 90 day, semi-annual (if applicable by State), and annual Comprehensive Interdisciplinary Assessments
  • Assist the registered dietitian in development and implementation of nutrition plan of care
  • Review monthly nutrition data with patients and/or designated caregivers
  • Practice writing monthly nutrition progress notes
  • Provide input to the development and implementation of nutrition plan of care
  • Create nutrition related projects for patients or staff (such as, bulletin board, patient/staff education handouts, games, lobby activity)
  • Attend Quality Assessment and Performance Improvement and /or other interdisciplinary team meetings with the registered dietitian, and participate as appropriate

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Tampa