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Diet Technician 2*

Company: Loma Linda University Medical Center
Location: Loma Linda
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

* Clinical Nutrition IP (Unscheduled, Variable Shift) - Our mission is to continue the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ. Our core values are compassion, excellence, humility, integrity, justice, teamwork and wholeness. The Dietetic Technician 2 responsibilities include collection and review of nutrition screening information for patient referral to a dietitian, monitoring for changes in nutritional status during admission, providing patients on a specialized diet program the opportunity to select menu items, assuring that nutritional restrictions and food preferences have been met, and completing nutrient intake analysis reports. Assists with counseling patients and family members on basic medical nutrition therapy per approved protocols and under the supervision of a Dietitian. Participates in training dietetic students and staff, and will attend clinical meetings, in-services, and area-specific meetings. Participates in weekend/holiday rotation. Performs other duties as needed. Associate's Degree in Dietetic/Foods or Nutrition required. Bachelor's Degree in Food or Nutrition preferred. Minimum of one year of clinical nutrition experience preferred. Knowledge of nutritional food values, meal planning and therapeutic menu processes. Able to operate calculator, computer, typewriter, copy machines, and telephone. Able to read; write legibly; speak in English (and Spanish preferred) with professional quality; use computer and software programs necessary to the position; troubleshoot and calibrate patient care equipment. Able to relate and communicate positively, effectively, and professionally with others; be assertive and consistent in following and/or enforcing policies; work calmly and respond courteously when under pressure; lead, supervise, teach, and collaborate; accept direction. Able to communicate effectively in English in person, in writing, and on the telephone; think critically; work independently with minimal supervision; perform basic math functions; manage multiple assignments effectively; work well under pressure; problem solve; organize and prioritize workload; recall information with accuracy; pay close attention to detail. Able to distinguish colors and smells as necessary for patient care; hear sufficiently for general conversation in person and on the telephone; identify and distinguish various sounds associated with the work place/patient care; see adequately to read computer screens, medical records, and written documents necessary to position; discern temperature variances through touch. DTR certification preferred Additional Information * Organization: Loma Linda Univ Medical Center * Employee Status: Regular * Schedule: Unscheduled * Shift: Variable

Keywords: Loma Linda University Medical Center, Fontana , Diet Technician 2*, Professions , Loma Linda, California

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