Northwell Health Dietetic Technician (Per Diem) in Manhasset, New York

Req Number 001E3O

Job Category Nursing Support

Job Description

Implements and evaluates the selective food service provided to patients. Coordinates and collaborates the meal service for a designated group of patients with other health care professionals. Maintains various patient records in accordance with department policies and procedures.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Implements and evaluates the selective meal service provided to patients. Assists patients in completing menus and offers alternate food selections, when required.

  • Obtains patient’s food preference, allergies and intolerances from patient and or family member. Records information in departmental system.

  • Assists in modifying daily menu in accordance with the physician’s written diet order, the departmental Diet Manual, established Nutrition and Food Service Department, the patient’s food preferences and/or allergies and the meal pattern established by the Registered Dietitian. Records menus into departmental computer system.

  • Checks patient tray line.

  • Reports inaccuracies in the processing of information by the computerized system to management.

  • Performs related duties, as required.

Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in Nutrition or Dietetics, required.

  • Registration with the American Dietetic Association, preferred.

  • Prior dietetic experience, preferred.