Pediatric Nutrition Care Technician Days Contingent
DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
Location: Detroit, Michigan
Internal Number: 2105036762
Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan is an international leader in pediatric and adolescent medicine. Surgical services include general, thoracic, reconstructive and cardiovascular. Imaging technology designed specifically for children provides advanced diagnostic services including Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and MRI. The Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan Emergency Department is a verified Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center and dedicated pediatric burn center. Experts in pediatric critical care, rehabilitation, and neonatal and perinatal medicine provide care for thousands of children every year at Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan, Childrenâ��s Hospital of Michigan - Troy and six ambulatory sites.
Under the direction of a registered dietitian, functions as a resource person to Nutrition Services Clerks and Dietary Aides. Provides input into performance reviews of nutrition service clerks and dietary aides who cover in the formula room. Works as a Nutrition Services Clerk assisting patients to select their menu according to their diet restrictions. Takes formula orders. Writes formula recipes compliant with formula orders under the guidance of the dietitian. Updates and prints formula labels. As needed, uses recipes to prepare formulas. Delegates and assures review of diet changes and updates room service program as needed with preferences and allergy information. Visits new patients with allergies to confirm allergies and document as needed. Completes weekly inventory in the formula room. Assists with scheduling the Nutrition Services Clerks and Formula Room Dietary Aide positions. Reviews the clerical processing of dietary information, and performs other related duties as assigned. Adheres to hospital and department policies, procedures, and objectives and performs other duties as assigned. Promotes the values of the DMC by demonstrating behaviors supportive of a commitment to quality, community welfare, respect and involvement, teamwork, open and effective communication, innovation and education and efficient and effective use of resources.
1. One year of diet office experience or nine credits in Nutrition related college coursework.
2. Must be able to pass the Nutrition Care Exam with a score of 90% or above within one month of training.
3. Prefer completion of 2 year associates degree program for Dietetic Technician approved by the Commission on Accreditation for Dietetic Education or a Bachelor's degree in Nutrition/Dietetics.
4. After completing the degree and dietetics coursework, pass a Dietetic Technician national examination administered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), preferred.
Job: Laboratory and Clinical Technicians
Primary Location: Detroit, Michigan
Facility: DMC Children's Hospital of Michigan
Job Type: PT2Y
Shift Type: Days
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