Under the supervision of Clinical Dietitian, the Diet Tech (DTR) is responsible for basic nutrition care and education of hospital patients. The Diet Tech collects necessary nutrition screening information and assists in identifying patients at nutrition risk. Check all modified menus for accuracy using approved Diet Manual.
This position also works in the sensitive area of NICU preparing breastmilk and formula for infants. The DTR is also an active participant in nutritional care of the adult patients. The DTR works closely with the Dietitian in screening, educating and carrying out nutritional interventions, documenting all encounter in the electronic medical record.
Diet Technician Registered (DTR).
One (1) year of relevant nutrition experience, preferably in a hospital, nursing care facility, or other comparable healthcare environment.
Must possess knowledge of safe food preparation and handling techniques.
Proven knowledge of nutritional food values, meal planning and therapeutic menu processes.
Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Must have excellent communication and customer service skills.
Proven sound critical thinking as often works independently with minimal direct supervision.
Associate's Degree in Dietetic/Foods or Nutrition.
One (1) year of clinical nutrition experience.
Will be provided hospital scrub attire for the work area.
Appropriate attire for compliance with infection control recommendations will be required.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
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