Insures that the patients'' diet orders are properly processed and served. Prepares patient menus and coordinates and insures the department
Obtains nutrition/weight histories food allergies and preferences adjusts meal selections for food preferences and diets monitors menu selections and
Often under the guidance of registered dietitians, technicians can prepare nutritional plans for patients. Dietetic technicians and other nutrition
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.
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