Dietetic Technician

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

Job posting number: #7103755 (Ref:10017435)

Posted: June 23, 2022

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

About City of Hope

City of Hope is an independent biomedical research and treatment organization for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Founded in 1913, City of Hope is a leader in bone marrow transplantation and immunotherapy such as CAR T cell therapy. City of Hope’s translational research and personalized treatment protocols advance care throughout the world. Human synthetic insulin, monoclonal antibodies and numerous breakthrough cancer drugs are based on technology developed at the institution.  AccessHope™, a subsidiary launched in 2019 serves employers and their health care partners by providing access to City of Hope’s specialized cancer expertise.

A National Cancer Institute-designated comprehensive cancer center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, City of Hope is ranked among the nation’s “Best Hospitals” in cancer by U.S. News & World Report and received Magnet Recognition from the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Its main campus is located near Los Angeles, with additional locations throughout Southern California and in Arizona.

City of Hope’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We believe diversity, equity and inclusion is key in serving our mission to provide compassionate patient care, drive innovative discovery, and advance vital education focused on eliminating cancer and diabetes in all of our communities.  Our commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion ensures we bring the full range of skills, perspectives, cultural backgrounds and experiences to our work -- and that our teams align with the people we serve in order to build trust and understanding.  We are dedicated to fostering a community that embraces diversity - in ideas, backgrounds and perspectives; this is reflected in our work and represented in our people.

Position Summary

Assists the Clinical Dietitian in assessing patient's nutritional needs and providing nutrition education. Performs calorie counts, corrects menus and checks assembled meal trays for accuracy and quality standards

Key Responsibilities include:

Screens nutrition status of assigned patients, assists in development of care plans for identified problems, monitors patient responsiveness to care plans.

Plans in-between meal nourishments for patients on assigned service as needed.

Communicates any nutritional problems beyond his/her scope/practice to the Clinical Dietitian.

Assists in monitoring compliance with quality assurance standards in related field of expertise

Calculates calorie and protein intake and documents the results in the patients’ medical records.

Provides nutrition education to patient and significant others on modified diets and food and drug interactions.

Contacts room service operators and associates with diet order information.

Enhances professional growth and development through participation in educational programs, reviewing current literature, attending inservice meetings, and workshops.

Participates in and promotes teamwork with the multidisciplinary team on a daily basis.

Interacts, establishes cooperative working relationships, and communicates effectively with co-workers.

Follows customer friendly guidelines in meeting customer needs.

Follows established City of Hope and department policies, procedures, objectives, performance.

improvement, attendance, safety, environmental, and infection control guidelines. Practices a high level of integrity and honesty in maintaining confidentiality.

Demonstrates proper and safe use of equipment.

Assists in training as required.

Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.

Basic education, experience and skills required for consideration:

Minimum Education:

  • Associate's Degree in Nutrition or related field.

Minimum Experience:

  • One year of related experience preferred.

Required Certification/Licensure:

  • Dietetic Technician Registered status

Additional Information:

  • As a condition of employment, City of Hope requires staff to comply with all state and federal vaccination mandates.
  • Per Diem

City of Hope is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.

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Job posting number:#7103755 (Ref:10017435)
Application Deadline:Open Until Filled
Employer Location:City of Hope
United States
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