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Dietetic Technician (Pediatrics)- PRN

Requisition #: 271363
Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, MD 21201
Category: Allied Health/Clinical Professional
Work Shift: Rotating Shift
Work Week: Casual (less than 20)
Weekend Work Required: Yes
Date Posted: Aug. 26, 2020

The Dietetic Technician is an integral part of the nutrition care team. Works under the guidance of the RD and the LD Dietitian and has responsibilities in the following assigned areas: interviewing patients, performing anthropometric measurements, calculating nutrient intakes, educating patients and families on specific diets, monitoring food quality and meal acceptance, and preparing formula and breast milk fortification. Documents patient care notes in electronic medical record (POE). Knowledge of food composition, menu planning, and safe food handling .Requires a level of analytical ability to assess patient for potential nutritional risk, assist in planning suitable diets, and in implementing the patient's care plan. Calculate nutrient intake and recipes. Requires interpersonal skills necessary to effectively interact with patients, families, physicians and other health-care professionals and to provide nutritional instruction. Exhibits communication skills necessary to interpret age-specific responses to assessment, treatment, and interactions with others. Other duties as necessary.

Casual/On Call, Rotating Shift (19 hours per week)

Weekend Work Required

Work Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital, East Baltimore Campus, Baltimore, MD 21287


Associate's degree or successful completion of a Dietetic Technician Program approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) is required. Bachelor's degree preferred.

Work Experience:

Six (6) months of related experience required. ServSafe Certification preferred.

Johns Hopkins Health System and its affiliates are drug-free workplace employers.

We are committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for our patients, visitors and staff members. The Johns Hopkins Hospital has a tobacco-free at work policy. Employees must refrain from using any tobacco products during their work shifts — including while at lunch or on breaks, and whether they are on or off campus.

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