Education and Training
Bachelors or Advanced Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in food and nutrition or institutional management. Master’s Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics preferred. Patient care experience in a hospital and/or long term care setting required. Knowledge and skills required to provide Medical Nutrition Therapy for all ages both inpatient and outpatient. Management/supervisory experience is required.
Completed internship approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Two to three years’ experience in health care work required, including work and internship experience. Knowledge of Title 22, Food Code and OBRA guidelines preferred.
Licenses and Registrations
Registered Dietitian, meeting the requirements established by the State Regulatory Agency, California Department of Public Health and Title 22. Must maintain a current Food Handler’s Certification or Serv Safe Certification and current licensure through Commission of Dietetic Registration.
Activity Percent of Shift
Bending Over 60%
Reaching Overhead 60%
Lifting As much as 76-100 lbs – Often
Repetitive Use of Foot Control Seldom
Repetitive Use of hands Seldom
Firm Grasping with Hands Often
Fine Dexterity with Hands Often
Operation of Car or other Vehicle Seldom
Exposure to Dust, Gas, Fumes Seldom
Exposure to Marked Changes Seldom
Exposure to Marked Physical
Exertion in excess of 5 minutes Often
• Verbal Articulation
• Non-Verbal Communication