STATE CLASSIFICATION JOB DESCRIPTION


Salary Group A10

Class No. 4002

DIETETIC TECHNICIAN II

GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Performs routine (journey-level) dietetic work.  Work involves screening clients for dietary and nutritional risk, developing nutrition care plans, and monitoring nutrition care activities.  May train others. Works under moderate supervision, with limited latitude for the use of initiative and independent judgment.

EXAMPLES OF WORK PERFORMED

Screens clients to identify nutritional risks, collects data for use in the assessment of dietary status, and documents dietary restrictions.

Develops dietary and nutrition care plans and develops methods for translating diet prescriptions to food preparation areas.

Monitors dietary and nutrition care services and food service activities.

Monitors the effects of nutrition intervention and assesses client food acceptance.

Provides dietetic training and nutritional counseling.

May plan menus based on established guidelines.

May train others.

Performs related work as assigned.

GENERAL QUALIFICATION GUIDELINES

Experience and Education

Experience in dietetic work.  Graduation from a standard senior high school or equivalent, supplemented by coursework in dietary needs or nutrition, is generally preferred.  Experience and education may be substituted for one another.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of nutrition, of food service operations, and of diet therapy techniques and procedures.

Skill in listening, and in documenting and monitoring dietary and nutritional needs.

Ability to develop dietary and nutrition care plans, to monitor the effects of nutrition intervention, to interpret medical record information, to communicate effectively, and to train others.


State Auditor’s Office

Revised 9-1-15