Cedars-Sinai Registered Diet Technician I (DTR) - Full Time - ($5,000 Sign On Bonus) in Los Angeles, California
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What will you be doing in this role?
The Registered Diet Tech (DTR) provides nutrition care services to patients under the guidance of a Registered Dietitian (RD) and within scope of practice and ADA Practice Standards. The Diet Tech assists the Clinical Dietitian in the screening and evaluation of the nutrition care needs of patients, development of nutritional care plans, diet counseling, and recordkeeping. DTR's may supervise patient food service production and service under supervisory guidance. Meets the food and service expectations of patients and visitors. Performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the special population(s) served. DTR's will interact effectively with inter- and/or intra-department medical and support personnel to meet patient care goals and provide timely response to requests.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides quality services based on patients expectations and needs
Interviews patients to obtain and verify information. Demonstrates appropriate patient interview techniques.
Reviews diet orders as part of the evaluation process. Explain menu modifications/substitutions to patients
Demonstrates knowledge of nutrition risk factors
DTR's provides direct care to individual patients on designated units in the inpatient acute care setting
$5,000 Sign On Bonus
B.A./B.S. in Dietetics, Nutrition or related field
Registered by Commission on Dietetic Registration (DTR) or eligible to take the National Registration exam.
Experience in healthcare food and nutrition service operations and/or as a diet aide, or comparable experience preferred.
Excellent customer service and communication skills.
Computer proficiency is a requirement.
Cedars-Sinai is an EEO employer. Cedars-Sinai does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of the race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, ancestry, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition (cancer-related or genetic characteristics or any genetic information), marital status, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age (40 or older), military and/or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal or state law.