Assists the Clinical Dietitians in providing medical nutrition therapy for patients. Prepares infant formulas according to HACCP guidelines. Assists the Food Supervisors.
High School/GED Required
Associate degree for Dietetic Technician or pursuing college degree to become a Registered Dietitian.
Must have completed college-level courses in basic nutrition and diet therapy.
Minimum Work Experience
Required Licenses/Certifications for position
Registered Dietetic Technician by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) preferred.
Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities
Ability to communicate effectively (verbal and written,) MS office skills, computer skills, ability to work with all staff, families and providers, customer service focused.
Note: Reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.
Medium lifting, pushing and pulling is required for 20-50 lbs occasionally, 10-20 lbs frequently and 10 lbs constantly to move objects. Sudden emergency situations have the potential for exposure to lifting or moving of up to 100 lbs. Frequent bending, walking, sitting, squatting, reaching and standing are required. Keyboard/computer use and/or repetitive motions may be required.
Internal Number: 8854
About East Tennessee Children's Hospital
East Tennessee Children's Hospital is a 152-bed hospital certified by the state of Tennessee as the only Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center in East Tennessee and is accredited by the Joint Commission. As a Comprehensive Regional Pediatric Center, Children's Hospital offers full capabilities to care for seriously ill children in a unique pediatric environment and offers the services of many different pediatric subspecialties. Children's Hospital works jointly with the University of Tennessee Medical Center to ensure that injured children in this region receive trauma care at the institution most appropriate for the child's needs. We also assist smaller hospitals by providing pediatric health care training opportunities.