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"Dietetic Technician"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Assist dietitians in the provision of food service and nutritional programs. Under the supervision of dietitians, may plan and produce meals based on established guidelines, teach principles of food and nutrition, or counsel individuals.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Dietetic Technician"

1) Observe patient food intake and report progress and dietary problems to dietician.

2) Prepare a major meal, following recipes and determining group food quantities.

3) Analyze menus and recipes, standardize recipes and test new products.

4) Supervise food production and service, or assist dietitians and nutritionists in food service supervision and planning.

5) Obtain and evaluate dietary histories of individuals to plan nutritional programs.

6) Plan menus and diets or guide individuals and families in food selection, preparation, and menu planning, based upon nutritional needs and established guidelines.

7) Determine food and beverage costs and assist in implementing cost control procedures.

8) Develop job specifications, job descriptions, and work schedules.

9) Select, schedule, and conduct orientation and in-service education programs.

 

 

11) Deliver speeches on diet, nutrition and health to promote healthy eating habits and illness prevention and treatment.

12) Refer patients to other relevant services to provide continuity of care.


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Job Description for "Dietetic Technician" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  S-R-I        SOC:  29-2051.00