Tenet Healthcare Corporation

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Dietetic Tech FT Days St Lukes Baptist Hospital

at Tenet Healthcare Corporation

Posted: 9/7/2018
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1805035081

Job Description


Under general supervision, performs a variety of skilled and semi-skilled duties related to patient's nutritional care such as: entering dietary data into the computer, maintaining accurate patient profiles, and obtaining patient food preferences.
Completes established competencies for the position within designated introductory period.
Other related duties as assigned


  • Examines diet orders and menus received from hospital units and prepares production sheets of specific food to be prepared for the kitchen staff.
  • Calls patient to assist/receive menu selection.
  • Processes new diet orders and changes to the patient diet order as required.
  • Generates and edits patient tray tickets and if necessary enter date into the computer.
  • Modifies diets following standards established by the Registered Dietitian.
  • Interview patients and/or caregivers to obtain food preferences if necessary.
  • Answers telephone calls and relays information concerning meal changes, complaints, or patient discharges to the Supervisor or Registered Dietitians.
  • Works, tray line/tray accuracy as required for timely and accurate patient services as needed.



Required: High School Graduate or equivalent.
Preferred: AA Degree in Dietetic Technician or minimum2 years of college education in Nutritional and Dietetics


Required: 1 year in healthcare food service setting.


Required: Food Handler certification based on city or state requirements.
Preferred: Dietetic Technician Registration (ADA)