Nutrition Services Tech Dietary Full Time Variable

Nutrition Services Tech Dietary Full Time Variable job in Albuquerque, NM

Shift: Variable
Schedule: Full - Time Regular

      Nutrition Service Tech, Dietary,Full-Time, Days

We are looking for a Nutrition Service Tech to join our Dietary team in Albuquerque, NM.
 
 
 

  This full-time job is located at Lovelace Medical Center, in the heart of Albuquerque, is an acute care hospital providing comprehensive care, including around-the-clock emergency care, surgical services, non-invasive robotic spine surgery, cardiology, stroke care, radiology and oncology services, including the state’s only Gamma Knife Center for non-invasive radiologic brain surgery.

 

Nutrition Services Tech Responsibilities:

 

  •   Assists Registered Dietitians in providing for the overall nutrition of selected patients including screening, assessment, and development of the plan of care .
  • Ensures proper communication of this plan is delivered to the patient identifying the patients learning needs and the care team.
  •   Monitors patients’ tolerance to diet and attends and participates in the development of care plans. 
  • Checks tray line to ensure that correct and acceptable food items are sent to patients.
  • Assists patients with menu selections, notes food preferences and/or allergies, documents special patient food requests, and delivers between-meal snacks to patients are requested.

   
 
 

 

Nutrition Services Tech Education and Experience job Requirements:

 

  • Minimum: High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • Desired: 60 hours college with a minimum of 2 college courses in nutrition or an accredited diet technician course
  • Experience desired; not required
  • One (1) year experience as a diet technician or nutrition assistant preferred
  • Registration via the American Dietetic Association and/or Licensed by the State of new Mexico preferred but not required
  • Interpersonal skills, ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to work on own or as an effective team member
  • Effective communication skills

 

Why Lovelace?
 

 

  • Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work, 2017 and 2018.
  • Midas+ Platinum Quality Award, 2016Truven Top 15 Health System, 2016
  • Recognized by Healthgrades for quality achievements in best specialty, cardiac, orthopedics, neurosciences, pulmonary, vascular and gastrointestinal categories.

 

Lovelace is a drug-free employer with smoke free campuses.

         
           

Department / Location

Dietary
Lovelace Medical Center - Albuquerque, NM