Please note that this position is a part-time appointment
UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 06/10/2021 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 06/22/2021. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
The Diet Techs (DTR) will manage the tracking, preparation, and distribution of human milk and modular formulas. Participates in department's special projects and performance improvement activities, particularly those related to the NICU formula/breastmilk operation. Precepts dietetic interns/students. Attends inservices and meetings to keep abreast of operational needs and new processes.
The DTR will actively assesses, evaluates, and maintains professional development and competency related to assigned units. Techs serve a high-risk population and must have pronounced attention to detail in formula prep and sanitation of all equipment. Works closely with other techs to share information and duties based on operational needs to accomplish daily goals. The DTR is also an active participant in the nutritional care of adult patients. The DTR works closely with the Dietitian in screening, educating, and carrying out nutritional interventions, documenting all encounters in the electronic medical record.
Registered Dietetic Technician (DTR) by the Commission on Dietetics (CDR) Certification.
One (1) year of previous directly related nutritional experience preferably in ahospital, nursing care facility, or other comparable healthcare environment.
Requires proficiency in basic math skills.
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
Must have superior customer service and critical thinking skills.
Experience with NICU population.
Employment is subject to a criminal background check and pre-employment physical.
Must be able to work various hours and locations based on business needs.
Must be open to working with adult clinical nutrition in nutrition interventions, education and investigations.
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