Cedars-Sinai Reg Dietetic Tech I Prdm in Los Angeles, California
The Dietetic Technician Registered carries out menu manipulation of complex therapeutic diets on one or more designed units: assists in the case finding process by interviewing patient, verifying pertinent clinical information and checking computer reports where necessary under the general supervision of a Clinical Dietitian Technician Registered / or Clinical Dietitian. Creates an environment or culture that enables the unit and hospital to fulfill its mission and meet or exceed its goals. Performs all job duties with sensitivity and attention to the cultural, age, developmental, and environmental safety issues of the patient population(s) served. Interacts effectively with intra-departmental medical support personnel to meet patient care goals and provide timely care.Educational Requirements:
Registration required or eligibility to take the national registration exam.
Experience in healthcare food and nutrition service operations and/or as a diet aide, or comparable experience preferred. Organizational ability to include coordination of multiple projects within established time framed problem analysis and resolution, and excellent interpersonal skills. Customer oriented. Possesses a minimum computer competency comprised of a working knowledge of Windows including Excel and PowerPoint program. As applicable to individual job duties and expectations, must additionally possess a working knowledge of word processing spreadsheets, presentation development, e-mail, Internet and data entry and analysis. Able to communicate in English, verbally and in writing with staff, patients and customers over the telephone or in person. Able to evaluate processes, identify areas of improvement, develop programs and system in a team environment to meet desired outcomes.
Has current working knowledge of Title XXII, OBRA, and JCHO requirements as they relate to clinical nutrition care services.
Physical Demands: (e.g., lifting, standing, walking)
Must be able to stand and walk over the greater portion of the assigned shift.