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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

  • Clinical Dietetic Technician
    Phoenix Children's Hospital    Phoenix, AZ 85067
     Posted 13 days    

    Clinical Dietetic Technician

    Position Details

    Department: PCH-MAIN | IP Nutrition

    Category: Patient Care Svcs(Tech & Asst)

    Location: Phoenix

    Posting #: 685036

    Date Posted: 7/10/2022

    Employee Type: Regular

    Position Summary

    Performs a variety of functions to provide high quality nutritional care to patients from infants to adults. Responsible for handling the day-to-day nutrition care for patients in support of the dietitian. Participates in patient screening, assessments, calorie counts, documentation into the medical record, educations, menu development, and various other projects as needed. Supports the mission and vision of Phoenix Children`s Hospital.

    PCH Values

    + Family-Centered care that focuses on the need of the child first and values the family as an important member of the care team

    + Excellence in clinical care, service and communication

    + Collaborative within our institution and with others who share our mission and goals

    + Leadership that set the standard for pediatric health care today and innovations of the future

    + Accountability to our patients, community and each other for providing the best in the most cost-effective way.

    Position Duties

    + Screens patients for nutritional risk by gathering data to establish nutrition status criteria in accordance with established age specific standards for growth and development.

    + Calculates nutrient intakes on calorie counts; documents findings to patient`s medical record to ensure timely availability for coordination of care plan.

    + Clarifies diet and nourishment prescriptions with the registered dietitian or medical team.

    + Works closely with patients and families to provide optimal nutrition, including creating customized menus, according to age, development, allergies, medical condition and individual needs and preferences.

    + Under supervision of Registered Dietitian, performs limited nutritional assessment of patients; formulates nutrition care plan.

    + Performs basic diet and individualized nutrition program education to patients and families to ensure thorough understanding of program.

    + Participates in a variety of department based and hospital sponsored educational programs to maintain skills and competencies.

    + Works cooperatively with own and other departments to continuously improve the quality of services provided.

    + Actively participates in staff and team meetings; assists in decision making to ensure complete and appropriate information is shared among/between patient care team.

    + Demonstrates excellent customer service and adapts to unanticipated requests.

    + Treats all information and data within the scope of the position with appropriate confidentiality and security.

    + Maintains a working knowledge of technical terminologies and classifications as appropriate for the proper completion of job duties.

    + Follow policies and procedures outlined for the hospital and department.

    + Performs miscellaneous job related duties as requested.

    Phoenix Children’s Hospital is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, or other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations. Phoenix Children’s also provides aids and services to people with disabilities to communicate effectively with us.


    Employment Type

    Full Time


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