Reporting to the Food Services Supervisor(s), the Diet Technician is responsible for processing diet order changes, preparing tally sheets and menus for patient meal service. The Diet Technician is responsible for updating the patient food item/purchasing/inventory information to maintain the accuracy and integrity of the Computrition software system.
The Diet Technician works with suppliers and distributors to source suitable products for patient menus/nourishments etc. Develops and maintains up to date information on the nutritional analysis of the patient menu in consultation with the Registered Dietitians and Corporate Menu Committee. The Diet Technician is available to provide assistance with menu and product knowledge to Food Services Workers/Cooks and Lead Hands at all GBHS Hospital sites.
Qualifications / Skills / Abilities
Successful completion of a 2 year Nutrition and Food Service Management Diploma and/or 2 year Dietetic Technician Diploma and/or equivalent education in Nutrition
Available to work all shifts
Excellent problem solving, decision making and organizational skills
Ability to utilize Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Recent satisfactory performance and attendance record
Knowledge of and adherence to GBHS ‘CARE’ Behaviours (Collaboration, Accountability, Respect, Excellence)
Advocates and supports a culture of patient safety and demonstrates an understanding of how the department service and assigned responsibilities contribute to overall patient safety at GBHS through patient safety knowledge, skills and attitudes
Recent experience working as a Diet Technician
Experience with Computrition Software
Member of the Canadian Society of Nutrition Management (CSNM)
Date of Posting: 2019-07-05
Closing Date: 2019-07-11