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Dietetic Technician

Company: Elevate Care Waukegan
Location: Waukegan
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Elevate Care Waukegan - The Dietetic Technician will assist the Head Dietitian to plan, implement, and provide nutrition services for the facility.
Duties/Responsibilities:

Assists in obtaining diet history for use in the development of special patient menus and diet counseling.
Assists in counseling diabetic patients and others with special needs about dietary requirements for their illnesses.
Assists in supervising food preparation of special menus.
Interviews patients to get their reactions to quality of food service and their responses to their recommended diets.
Speaks to family members to make them aware of dietary needs of the patient and offer suggestions about following prescribed diets.


Caring, helpful bedside manner.
Accuracy in preparing reports about patients dietary requirements.
Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Education and Experience:

Completion of a two-year program approved by the American Dietetic Association as a dietetic technician.
State license required. Accreditation by the American Dietetic Association preferred.
At least six months of experience or internship in a healthcare dietary department.

Experience:

Nutrition: 1 year (Required)
Dietary department experience: 1 year (Required)
Nursing home: 1 year (Required)
Physiology knowledge: 1 year (Preferred)

License/Certification:
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Registered Dietitian (Preferred)

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Keywords: Elevate Care Waukegan, Waukegan , Dietetic Technician, Professions , Waukegan, Illinois

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