Nutrition Service Tech/ Dietary

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Date posted: 10/25/2019

job description

Nutriton Service Tech, Dietary, PRN, Variable Hours

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

  This PRN job is located at   Lovelace Westside Hospital   provides care to Albuquerque’s Westside and Rio Rancho, including the area’s only inpatient pediatric unit, a kid-friendly emergency room and senior care emergency room services. Named a Pinwheel Champion by the Institute for Patient and Family-Centered Care.    


Nutrition Services Tech Responsibilities:

  •   Assists Registered Dieticians 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 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.
  • 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?

  •   “A” grade from Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, 2017   

  •   Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work (2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2008)       

  •   Lovelace Bariatric accredited as a Level 1 facility under the Bariatric Surgery Center Network Accreditation Program of the American College of Surgeons   


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




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Dietary - Lovelace Westside Hospital

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