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Dietetic Technician

Jobs Post
Company Name: 
Worthington Corrections

As a Diet Technician you will plan, coordinate and manage all patient/resident nutrition care activities complying with the standards established by Aramark, regulatory agencies and client. You will develop and implement cost effective, profit-generating nutrition programs, function as a member of the multidisciplinary health care team to implement nutrition care plans, and establish and maintain policies, standards and programs for the provision of optimal, cost-effective nutrition care to patients/residents.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Conducts nutrition assessments, care plans, education, and provide appropriate follow up. Documents appropriately in electronic medical record. Coordinates nutrition care with interdisciplinary healthcare team.
  • Supports the Food Service Director (FSD) in implementation of therapeutic diet needs, including daily orders, tray assembly, sanitation, training of staff, proper documentation as it relates to therapeutic diets. Work with the FSD on written action plans for problem areas.
  • Develops a strong level of trust and credibility with clients and the field regarding the technical nutritional competency of ARAMARK Correctional Services.
  • Promotes sharing of best practices within accounts.
  • Maintains administrative functions as needed, including word processing and assembly of field tools.
  • Conducts periodic test trays. Responds and follows up with grievances related to therapeutic diets.    
  • Assist FSD in providing and documenting in-service trainings for all employees related to diet implementation and/or documentation.
  • Collaborate with medical on written diet orders to ensure consistency and understanding of diet meal plans created. Prepare monthly diet summary reports.
  • Provides supervising dietitian and/or manager overall input on general food preferences, food allergies, meal plan development, and in-service training creation.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:  Describe experience, education and related coursework typically required or expected to perform essential job functions.

Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree approved by Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics as a Dietetic Technician Registered, with a minimum of two years relevant experience and ServSafe certified.  Food service operations management experience preferred.  Ability to accurately and efficiently utilize a food production software system.  Ability to build relationships, communicate effectively with clients, medical, front line manager and on-site staff.  Requiresproficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.  Valid driver’s license.

Hours: 
Not Specified
Salary: 
Negotiable
Benefits: 
N/A
City: 
Worthington
State: 
Ohio
Date Posting Date: 
2017-04-24