Dietetic Technicians

Dietetic Technicians

Assist in the provision of food service and nutritional programs, under the supervision of a dietitian. May plan and produce meals based on established guidelines, teach principles of food and nutrition, or counsel individuals.

Key Competencies * Dependability * Concern for Others * Integrity * Cooperation * Self Control * Attention to Detail * Stress Tolerance * Initiative * Independence * Adaptability/Flexibility

Representative Tasks * Observe patient food intake and report progress and dietary problems to dietician. * Prepare a major meal, following recipes and determining group food quantities. * Supervise food production or service or assist dietitians or nutritionists in food service supervision or planning.



Job Family Healthcare Practitioners and Technical

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