Dietetic Technician Registered – Per Diem
Company: City of Hope
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Application Link: https://aa067.taleo.net/careersection/ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=10017435&lang=en&sns_id=mailto#.Y1hbJq_apgE.mailto
Job Description: Assists the Clinical Dietitian in assessing patient’s nutritional needs and providing nutrition education. Performs calorie counts, corrects menus and checks assembled meal trays for accuracy and quality standards
*Screens nutrition status of assigned patients, assists in development of care plans for identified problems, monitors patient responsiveness to care plans.
*Plans in-between meal nourishments for patients on assigned service as needed.
*Communicates any nutritional problems beyond his/her scope/practice to the Clinical Dietitian.
*Assists in monitoring compliance with quality assurance standards in related field of expertise.
*Calculates calorie and protein intake and documents the results in the patients’ medical records.
*Provides nutrition education to patient and significant others on modified diets and food and drug interactions.
*Contacts room service operators and associates with diet order information.
*Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reviewing current literature, attending inservice meetings, and workshops.
*Participates in and promotes teamwork with the multidisciplinary team on a daily basis.
*Interacts, establishes cooperative working relationships, and communicates effectively with co-workers.
*Follows customer friendly guidelines in meeting customer needs.
*Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines.
*Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.
*Demonstrates proper and safe use of equipment.
*Assists in training as required.
*Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:
Associate’s Degree in Nutrition or related field.
One year of related experience preferred.
Dietetic Technician Registered status.
As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.
Have questions? Email Recruiter Lisa Kerns at email@example.com.
City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.