Dietetics Technician/UKHC

Job description

The Dietetics Technician performs as a member of the interdisciplinary team, assisting the Registered Dietitian in safe and timely placement of Cortrak feeding tubes while ensuring customer satisfaction and positive public relations through the safe and efficient use of resources.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered)

Job Title
Dietetics Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number

Working Title
Feeding Tube Team Diet Technician

Department Name
H3075:Nutritions Services

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

No experience required.

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

The physical requirements for this position include: regularly standing/walking with objects up to 10 lbs., and regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time (includes repetitive motions).


Must be able to work four 8:00am-6:00pm shifts per week, including some weekends and holidays per departmental needs.


The ideal candidate will be a Dietetic Technician Registered or have completed a degree in Dietetics; will have in-depth diet and nutritional interactions knowledge and the ability to manage multiple tasks and/or projects while accurately completing routine functions in a fast-paced, high intensity, professional work environment; will enjoy working independently as well as closely with co-workers in a supportive team environment; will possess strong computer (including Microsoft Office), customer service, and active listening skills; and will demonstrate dependability and excellent attention to detail.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Dietetic Technician Registered or degree in Dietetics highly preferred.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Please indicate your years of paid work experience as a dietetic technician.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  2. * Are you a Dietetic Technician Registered?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your work experience as it relates to the specific duties of this position and why you chose to apply.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Please choose the answer that best describes your amount of paid, full-time clinical employment experience placing feeding tubes.
    • None
    • More than 0, up through 1 year
    • More than 1 year, up through 3 years
    • More than 3 years, up through 5 years
    • More than 5 years
  5. * University of Kentucky HealthCare recognizes a set of values that guide us in our daily interactions. By applying for a position within UK Healthcare, you are indicating your commitment and expressing your agreement to our five values. These values are diversity, innovation, respect, compassion, and teamwork. Please choose one of the UK Healthcare values and give a specific example when you exhibited this quality in your professional experience.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • (Higher Education Recruitment Consortium)
    • Institute for Diversity in Health Management
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
    Optional Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter





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    Posted: 12/8/2018
    Application Due: 12/17/2018
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