Job Description

Job Title: Diet Technician
Job ID: 681785
Status: Full-Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Hours:
Shift: Day Job
Facility: UPMC Presbyterian
Department: Clinical Nutrition
Location: 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh PA 15213

Description

Purpose:
Provide services in assigned areas of food service management and provides dietary consultation under the direction of the Dietitian.  This position will be Monday thru Friday, with rotating holidays and weekends.

Responsibilities:
  • Assist with the education, mentoring, and training of dietetic students/intern and new employees.
  • Conduct timely patient visits, accurately assessing nutrition risk levels per department criteria. Effectively communicate assigned nutrition risk to the appropriate clinical staff.
  • Participate in performance improvements for quality care and patient satisfaction.
  • Plan or edit menus and nourishments with patients to meet individual nutrition care needs in accordance with diet order, patient preferences, and allergies/intolerances.
  • Provide basic nutrition education as assigned.
  • Provide ongoing nutritional care to assigned patients and appropriately evaluate outcomes including changes in nutrition risk status.

Qualifications

  • Associates degree in nutrition or related area.
  • Analytical ability to plan diets.
  • Interpersonal skills to effectively interact with patients, families and other healthcare professionals and to provide basic nutrition instruction.

Licensure, Certifications, and Clearances:
Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration or registry eligible preferred.

  • Act 34 Criminal Clearance

UPMC is an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Salary Range: $14.82 to $22.86

Union Position: No

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