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Dietetic Technicians

Assist in the provision of food service and nutritional programs, under the supervision of a dietitian.

Salary Breakdown

Dietetic Technicians

Average

$27,090

ANNUAL

$13.02

HOURLY

Entry Level

$22,520

ANNUAL

$10.83

HOURLY

Mid Level

$26,320

ANNUAL

$12.66

HOURLY

Expert Level

$30,120

ANNUAL

$14.48

HOURLY


Current Available & Projected Jobs

Dietetic Technicians

1

Current Available Jobs

1,450

Projected job openings through 2024


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Dietetic Technicians

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Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Dietetic Technicians

Common knowledge, skills & abilities needed to get a foot in the door.

KNOWLEDGE

Food Production

KNOWLEDGE

English Language

KNOWLEDGE

Public Safety and Security

KNOWLEDGE

Customer and Personal Service

KNOWLEDGE

Administration and Management

SKILL

Reading Comprehension

SKILL

Speaking

SKILL

Monitoring

SKILL

Active Listening

SKILL

Critical Thinking

ABILITY

Oral Comprehension

ABILITY

Oral Expression

ABILITY

Deductive Reasoning

ABILITY

Problem Sensitivity

ABILITY

Written Comprehension


Job Opportunities

Dietetic Technicians

  • Dietetic Technician
    Banner Health    Mesa, AZ 85201
     Posted 4 days    

    Primary City/State:
    Mesa, Arizona

    Department Name:
    Culinary & Nutrition-Hosp

    Work Shift:
    Day

    Job Category:
    General Operations and Culinary Services

    Located on an 80-acre campus in Mesa, Arizona, Banner Desert Medical Center is one of Arizona's largest and most comprehensive hospitals and is recognized by U.S. News and World Report as one of Phoenix's Best Hospitals. We provide an abundance of exceptional opportunities with more than 600 licensed beds, including over 100 dedicated to children. Areas of excellence include high-risk pregnancy and neonatal care, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, cardiology, oncology and emergency medicine. With 21 operating rooms, we offer a full range of surgical specialties and advanced technology that includes the daVincir Surgical System. About Banner Children's Hospital at Desert If you desire to provide the best care possible to the most vulnerable patients, come to Banner Children's Hospital at Desert in Mesa, Ariz. Within our 248-bed, state-of-the-art facility, specially trained nurses, physicians and other clinical professionals utilize the most advanced technology - including iCare ICU monitoring and robotic surgery - to provide high quality, child-friendly, family-centered care. Our facilities feature a recently expanded 104-bed NICU, a 24-bed PICU, six pediatric ORs and a 26-bed ED. We also offer dedicated pediatric rehab, radiology, oncology and hematology capabilities. With clinical diversity, exceptional training programs and a supportive culture, this is a place where you can grow in your career as you help our very special patients.

    POSITION SUMMARY
    This position, in collaboration with the Registered Dietitians and members of the health care team, provides clinical nutrition care for moderate and low nutritional risk patients. Provides nutrition education to patients and families on appropriate meal selections within dietary restrictions to accomplish patient goals.

    CORE FUNCTIONS
    1. Provides nutritional education and instruction on identified diet plans to individual patients, patients in group settings, and patient families based upon physician order and/or nutritional education needs. May provide nutrition education to community.

    2. Prioritizes tasks and uses effective time management skills to maintain productivity standards. Assists the dietitian in providing an efficient and cost effective nutrition care program while meeting service excellence standards.

    3. In designated areas, performs timely nutrition assessments and may provide screening using designated criteria to identify patients at nutritional risk and appropriately determines the nutritional status of patients by completing assessments based on nutrition practice guidelines.

    4. Provides timely follow up and monitoring of patients identified for re-screening and re-assessment and refers patients to the dietitian; documents pertinent information in the medical records and patient plan of care while meeting requirements of regulatory agencies (i.e. Joint Commission, CMS, State and other regulatory agencies).

    5. Assists with continuous quality improvement activities and ongoing problem solving and conducts meal rounds as indicated.

    6. This position must make clinical judgment decisions related to patient care and where appropriate, consults with a dietitian, supervisor, or other members of the health care team regarding patient concerns. This position has tremendous impact on the customer satisfaction of patients. May provide direction to the department staff in the activities necessary to provide quality nutrition patient care.

    MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

    This position requires: (1) an Associate Degree from an approved Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Dietetic Technician program, and successful passing of the DTR exam (Dietetic Technician, Registered) within 6 months of employment; or (2) a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics; or (3) demonstrated equivalent knowledge as typically obtained with five years acute-care nutrition experience.

    Employees working at Banner Behavioral Health Hospital or the Whole Health Clinic must possess an Arizona Fingerprint Clearance Card at the time of hire and maintain the card for the duration of their employment.

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR); Experience in Nutrition within an acute care setting is preferred.

    Additional related education and/or experience preferred.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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