Dietetics Technician/UKHC

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Job Title:

Dietetics Technician/UKHC

Requisition Number:


Working Title:

Feeding Tube Team Diet Technician

Department Name:

H3075:Nutritions Services

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

No experience required.

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Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements for this position include regularly standing or walking with objects weighing up to 10 lbs., and regularly sitting at a computer workstation for extended periods of time and performing tasks with repetitive motions, such as typing.


Must be able to work three 10-hour 8:00am-6:00pm day shifts per week; regular weekend and holiday shifts required.

Job Summary:

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.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

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

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Preferred Education/Experience:

Dietetic Technician Registered or degree in Dietetics highly preferred.

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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.




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Posted: 11/10/2020
Application Due: 1/9/2021
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