Oregon Health & Science University

Dietetic Technician - Relief

Job Locations US-OR-Portland
Requisition ID
Position Category
Position Type
Job Type
AFSCME union represented
Clinical Nutrition Services
Salary Range
$22.96 - $31.05 per hour (Commensurate with qualifications, experience and internal equity)
Varies, includes weekend and holiday rotation
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM (all work completed onsite)
HR Mission
Drug Testable

Department Overview

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This position uses information systems and customer service skills to coordinate patient nutrition care. The Diet Tech provides support to the Adult and Pediatric Dietitians, and Room Service Call Center staff. Tasks include calculating and recording results of nutrient intake analysis in the medical record, calculating specialized enteral/infant feedings, monitoring inventory usage, placing orders for enteral and infant nutrition products. May provide clinical nutrition care to less nutritionally complicated patients including providing nutrition education to these patients as directed by and under the direct supervision of the Director of Clinical Nutrition or Clinical Dietitians.


Function/Duties of Position

  • Calculate nutrient intake analysis data and enter the results in the medical record (calorie count
  • Monitor usage and order enteral and infant formula product, updating census sheets
  • Provide nutrition care and education to low nutrition risk patients as directed by and under the direct supervision of the clinical dietitians
  • Provide support to the Call Center Communication Specialist and Meal Service Associates, "trouble shoot" computer problems, and calculate recipes for modified infant formulas, enter menus into CBORD system as time permits and as needed
  • Enter diets and supplements in CBORD; update CBORD to reflect nutrition orders from EPIC patient summary

Required Qualifications

  • Completion of a Dietetic Technician Associate’s degree; OR
  • Associate’s Degree in Science (AS), OR
  • Associate’s Degree in Applied Science (AAS), OR
  • Four year degree in Food and Nutrition or related field
  • Working knowledge of basic math, applied clinical nutrition
  • Demonstrated ability to screen individuals for nutrition risk, calculate diets for common conditions, determine nutrient requirements
  • Must be able to work in an office with 2-5 others
  • Must be flexible in work schedule (includes weekend and holiday rotations)
  • Must be able to work fully on-site (may be eligible for hybrid/telework in the future)
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to walk extensively during shift
  • Must be able to carry 15ibs (1 case of formula)
  • Must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without accommodation

Preferred Qualifications

  • ServSafe Certification (if not certified when hired must pass within 3 months of hire)
  • Food Handlers Card if ServSafe Certification not current
  • Dietetic Technician, Registered with the Commission on Dietetic Registration

Additional Details

Pay Range: $22.96 - $31.05 per hour (Commensurate with qualifications, experience and internal equity)

All are welcome

Oregon Health & Science University values a diverse and culturally competent workforce. We are proud of our commitment to being an equal opportunity, affirmative action organization that does not discriminate against applicants on the basis of any protected class status, including disability status and protected veteran status. Individuals with diverse backgrounds and those who promote diversity and a culture of inclusion are encouraged to apply. To request reasonable accommodation contact the Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Department at 503-494-5148 or aaeo@ohsu.edu.


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