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Job #3009
Dietetic Technician
Food/Nutrition Services Department
Full Time, Days
Pennington, NJ
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  • Identifies patients at moderate nutritional risk and refers high-risk patients to Registered Dietitian. Uses information gained from patient interview and data from medical record to write chart notes.
  • Ensures nutrition care and documentation are within established time frames. Documents nutrition care in dietary Kardexes.
  • Calculates nutrition needs and uses patient information, medical record data and nutrition calculations to assess patient's nutritional status.
  • Utilizes nutrition assessment to facilitate development of care plan in accordance with clinical nutrition practice guidelines.
  • Posts, calculates and documents calorie counts.
  • Communicates to educate patients on modified diets and food and drug interactions.
  • Acts as the Food/Nutrition Department liaison on specified nursing units with the clinical, medical and ancillary staff. 
  • Completes assigned meal rounds and tray assessments.

  • Associate's degree from an approved dietetic program or Bachelor's in Nutrition or Dietetics.
  • One or more years of experience in a healthcare environment.

Capital Health is the region’s leader in providing progressive, quality patient care with significant investments in our exceptional physicians, nurses and staff, as well as advanced technology. Comprising two hospitals (our Regional Medical Center in Trenton and Capital Health Medical Center – Hopewell), our Hamilton outpatient facility and various primary and specialty care practices across the region, Capital Health is a dynamic healthcare resource accredited by The Joint Commission.

A four-time Magnet®-recognized health system for nursing excellence, Capital Health serves as a Level II regional trauma center, comprehensive stroke center, regional perinatal center (including a Level III NICU), and emergency mental health screening center. We also offer the region’s first and most experienced Pediatric Emergency Department and most recently, New Jersey’s first Autism-Friendly Pediatric Emergency Department. Capital Health takes great pride in our innovative programs, such as our Capital Institute for Neurosciences; nationally accredited Center for Comprehensive Breast Care; Center for Digestive Health; Marjorie G. Ernest Joint Replacement Center of Excellence; award-winning Cancer Center; and our Heart & Vascular Institute, which includes the region’s first accredited Chest Pain Center.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits that include:
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Low employee expense for medical and dental insurance
  • 403b savings and retirement program
  • Educational assistance program

Find out why our 3000+ employees have chosen Capital Health.

Easy commute from PA and major NJ routes.

Learn more about us:

Equal Opportunity Employer.