Nutrition Services Tech Full Time

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Nutrition Services Tech- Dietary, Full-Time, Albuquerque, NM

We are looking for a Nutrition Services Tech to join our Dietary team in Albuquerque, NM. 
This Full-Time job is located at     Lovelace Medical Center, in the heart of Albuquerque, 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. 

The Nutrition Services Tech a ssists Registered Dieticians in providing for the overall nutrition of selected patients including screening, assessment, and development of the plan of care. The Nutrition Services Tech e nsures proper communication of this plan is delivered to the patient identifying the patient’s 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, and a       ssists patients with menu selections, notes food preferences and/or allergies, documents special patient food requests, and delivers between-meal snacks to patients as requested.       

Nutrition Services Tech Education and Experience Requirements:

  •   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, Ranked #4 in the nation among providers
  • Midas+ Platinum Quality Award, 2016
  • Truven 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. 

  ID: 3377

Department / Location

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