This Dietetic Technician position is responsible for performing technical nutrition care functions.
Virginia Mason is an internationally recognized leader in the continuous improvement of health care. With an extensive list of awards and distinctions that includes recognition as Top Hospital of the Decade by The Leapfrog Group, Virginia Mason offers you the opportunity to partner with exceptionally talented peers at every level.
You will contribute to the strength of our Team Medicine approach to collaborative medicine and benefit from the changes enacted through our Virginia Mason Production System, a model that has transformed health care by providing patients with easier access to care, reducing errors, and continuously innovating patient safety and quality that has been adopted by other organizations here and abroad. Join us, and find out how many ways Virginia Mason offers you the chance to focus on what really matters -our patients.
Completion of an approved Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND) Dietetic Education Program or Bachelor's Degree in Dietetics or Food and Nutrition. 6 months to 1 year or more of direct patient contact in a hospital setting, skilled nursing facility, or other clinical setting preferred.
Successful completion of the Examination for Dietetic Technicians, with DTR credential.
Current state of Washington Food and Beverage Service Worker's Permit
Academic and applied nutrition-related experience
A strong understanding of medical nutrition therapy and its application in acute-care settings.
Demonstrates an understanding of and adheres to proper infection control policies and procedures.Uses effective interpersonal and communication skills with patients and staff, demonstrates the ability to work collaboratively in a multi-disciplinary environment.
Demonstrates strong organizational skills and ability to adapt to changes in work duties, while accomplishing assigned work within time constraints.
Just as Virginia Mason is dedicated to improving the lives of our patients and our community, we are equally dedicated to your professional and personal success. With a wide range of perks that includes comprehensive compensation and benefits, continuing education and support, and the opportunity to live in one of the most livable cities in the country, you will find that an opportunity with Team Medicine is one worth taking.
We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Virginia Mason Medical Center