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Diet Tech / Clinical Nutrition / Sharp Grossmont / Part Time / Day Shift

Job ID JR131225 Date Posted 11/17/2022
La Mesa, California
  • Grossmont Hospital
  • Day
  • Regular
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Shift Start Time:

7:30 AM

Shift End Time:

4 PM

Additional Shift Information:


Weekend Requirements:

As Needed

On-Call Required:


What You Will Do
Under the direct supervision of a registered dietitian performs nutritional screenings, and assists in the implementation or monitoring of patient nutrition care.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nutrition & Dietetics or equivalent.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1 Year experience in healthcare.
  • CDR Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) - Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) -PREFERRED

Essential Functions

  • Administrative support
    Prioritizes and organizes work assignments effectively so that expectations are met for productivity and time management.
    Completes reports and other paperwork on time and as expected.
    Leaves work area clean and organized.
    Demonstrates competency using the computer and applicable software to meet department needs.
    Prepares reports as assigned.
    Documents relevant department data accurately.
  • Nutrition care
    Identifies patients that need a nutrition screen, and gathers appropriate information from the electronic medical record to perform nutrition screen.
    Interviews patients to obtain information to complete nutritional screens.
    Accurately documents nutrition screen in the electronic medical record.
    Obtains food preferences from patients and clarifies food allergies. Updates this information in the electronic medical record and to menu planning staff.
    Under the supervision of a registered dietitian, assists in the implementation and monitoring of nutrition care.
    Interviews patients regarding eating patterns, food tolerances and preferences.
    Interviews patients regarding weight and diet history per patient screen questions.
    Documents in medical records per guidelines.
    Communicates with registered dietitians, members of the multidisciplinary care team, and food service staff.
    Collect data from the medical record.
    Provide patient education as assigned.
    Attend patient care rounds/conferences as assigned.
  • Quality improvement
    Performs peer reviews as assigned.
    Participates in quality improvement projects as assigned.
    Audit therapeutic diet trays as assigned.
  • Therapeutic diets
    Reviews patient menus for accuracy.
    Communicates with members of the food service staff and clinical dietitians in a timely manner to ensure that diet orders and food preferences are up to date.

Sharp HealthCare is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability or any other protected class

Bachelor's Degree; CDR Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) - Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR)
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