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Job Requisition Number 18431



The Dietetic Technician provides food and nutrition services to patients under the supervision of the Registered Dietitian (RD). Primary responsibilities include: nutrition screening and participation in the Nutrition Care Process (NCP) as determined by the RD for nutrition assessment; developing and implementing nutrition intervention/plan of care such as following up on nutrition screening completed by nursing; documenting medical, food, and nutrition related data; reviewing patient menus for conformance to diet order; providing individualized or group nutrition education; monitoring meal, snack, and/or medical food intake to contribute to evaluation of patient’s progress and revision of intervention/plan of care, if indicated; monitoring the quality and accuracy of food served to patients; and maintaining professional competency and skills required for professional practice. The Dietetic Technician also assists with Milk Lab/Formula Lab operations, facilitates daily workflow, and supports patient food service menu program activities.


  1. Screens patients for nutritional risk according to established standards.
  2. Documents results of screening and provides nutrition follow up as assigned by the RD, writes modified diets and uses the nutrient analysis program.
  3. Collaborates with patient food service and nutrition staff to ensure conformance with diet order, patient preferences, and other applicable components of the nutrition prescription.
  4. Participates in supervised practice experiences for nutrition and dietetics students/interns, other disciplines when requested, and helps orient new employees as assigned.
  5. Assists with Room Service Call Center, Feeding Labs and/or Food Service operations and facilitates workflow as assigned.
  6. Participates in department’s and/or unit’s quality performance and improvement activities.
  7. Other duties as required.

Other information:

Technical Expertise

  1. Experience working with all levels within an organization is required.
  2. Experience in healthcare is preferred.
  3. Proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word) or similar software is required.

Education and Experience

  1. Associate’s degree required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  2. Certification: Dietetic Technician, Registered required or obtained within 6 months of hire date.
  3. Years of relevant experience: 1 years preferred.
  4. Years of experience supervising: None


Full Time

FTE: 1.000000

Status: Onsite

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