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Assist in the provision of food service and nutritional programs, under the supervision of a dietitian. May plan and produce meals based on established guidelines, teach principles of food and nutrition, or counsel individuals.
- The SOC (Standard Occupational Classification) code is 29-2051.00
- The Mean Annual Wage in the U.S. is $ 29,360.00
- The Mean Hourly Wage is $ 14.00
- Currently, there are 32,240 people on this job
☝️ Information based on the reference occupation “Dietetic Technicians”.
Also Known As…
- Dietetic Technicians
- Dietary Manager
- Dietary Aide
- Dietary Aid
- Diet Technician Registered (DTR)
- Diet Tech (Dietetic Technician)
- Diet Tech (Diet Technician)
- Diet Clerk
- Cook Chill Technician (CCT)
- Certified Dietary Manager (CDM)
- Registered Diet Technician
- Nutrition Technician
- Nutrition Counselor
- Nutrition Assistant
- Menu Planner
- Food Service Technician
- Dietetic Technician, Registered
- Dietetic Assistant
- Dietary Assistant
- Diet Assistant
- Diet Aide
- Clinical Technician
- Clinical Dietetic Technician
Tasks for “Diet Assistant”
- Observe patient food intake and report progress and dietary problems to dietician.
- Determine food and beverage costs and assist in implementing cost control procedures.
- Analyze menus or recipes, standardize recipes, or test new products.
- Provide dietitians with assistance researching food, nutrition, or food service systems.
- Conduct nutritional assessments of individuals, including obtaining and evaluating individuals' dietary histories, to plan nutritional programs.
- Refer patients to other relevant services to provide continuity of care.
- Deliver speeches on diet, nutrition, or health to promote healthy eating habits and illness prevention and treatment.
- Supervise food production or service or assist dietitians or nutritionists in food service supervision or planning.
- Select, schedule, or conduct orientation or in-service education programs.
- Develop job specifications, job descriptions, or work schedules.
- Prepare a major meal, following recipes and determining group food quantities.
- Plan menus or diets or guide individuals or families in food selection, preparation, or menu planning, based upon nutritional needs and established guidelines.
Related Technology & Tools
- Programmable calculators
- Desktop computers
- Medical measuring tapes
- Personal computers
- Commercial kitchen stoves
- Commercial kitchen mixers
- Laptop computers
- Body-fat calipers
- Food scales
- Commercial kitchen microwave ovens
- Medical floor scales
- Commercial kitchen food slicers
- Commercial kitchen knives
- Commercial kitchen ovens
- DietMaster Systems Clinical Nutrition
- CyberSoft NutriBase
- Axxya Systems Nutritionist Pro
- Microsoft Excel
- Microsoft PowerPoint
- Food Service Solutions FoodCo
- Computrition Nutrition Care Management NCM Select
- Microsoft Access
- CBORD Nutrition Service Suite
- Presentation software
- MEDITECH software
- Microsoft Outlook
- Microsoft Word
- LunchByte Systems NUTRIKIDS
- NutriGenie Optimal Nutrition
- ESHA Research The Food Processor
- USDA Child Nutrition Database
- Microsoft Office
- Web browser software
- Spreadsheet software
- Patient electronic medical record EMR software
- Desktop publishing software
- Appointment scheduling software
- The Nutrition Company FoodWorks
- Cybersoft Primero Software Suite
- ValuSoft MasterCook