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Providence Dietary Technician in Spokane, Washington


Nutrition Center Technician - Nutrition Services Department, Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital, Spokane, WA

Under the supervision of the Clinical Nutrition Manager the Nutrition Center Technician (NCT) collaborates with the pediatric dietitians to provide nutritional care to patients. The Nutrition Center Technician is responsible for the preparation and delivery of infant and pediatric formula, and breast milk preparations. Preparation techniques must adhere to all sanitary regulations and standards established by regulating agencies and Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center.

The NCT participates in peer reviews, self-assessment, and continuing education to assure that competency is maintained, demonstrated and improved on, on an ongoing basis.

Individualizes patient care using age related concepts based on the unit population assigned for neonates (0-1 month) infants (1 month to Age 1) toddlers (1-2 years) preschoolers (3-5 years) school age (6-12 years) adolescents (ages 13-17) and adult patients including early adult (ages 18-35) middle adult (ages 36-65) and older adult (ages 66+) by applying age related concepts… including knowledge of growth and development, safety needs, collection and interpretation of data, treatments and nutritional care typically required and participating in the evaluation of care. Utilizes age related concepts when communicating with patients and families, performing nutritional assignments, and when teaching patients/families.

The NCT acts as a liaison between Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) and the assigned nursing units and must be able to work compatibly with coworkers and physicians.

Shift Details:

  • Part-time, 20 hours per week, 8-hour Day shift.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or Associate's Degree Graduate Or equivalent educ/experience

  • Coursework/Training on Nutrition or health related coursework preferred

  • Registered with American Dietetic Association as a dietetic technician or registration eligible

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience with population of ages to be served (infant, toddler, pre-school, school-age child, adolescent, early adult, middle adult, older adult) as a clinical dietetic technician.

  • Acute care setting.

Our best-in-class benefits are uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, growing professionally and achieving financial security. We take care of you, so you can focus on delivering our Mission of caring for everyone, especially the most vulnerable in our communities.

About Providence

At Providence, our strength lies in Our Promise of “Know me, care for me, ease my way.” Working at our family of organizations means that regardless of your role, we’ll walk alongside you in your career, supporting you so you can support others. We provide best-in-class benefits and we foster an inclusive workplace where diversity is valued, and everyone is essential, heard and respected. Together, our 120,000 caregivers (all employees) serve in over 50 hospitals, over 1,000 clinics and a full range of health and social services across Alaska, California, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Texas and Washington. As a comprehensive health care organization, we are serving more people, advancing best practices and continuing our more than 100-year tradition of serving the poor and vulnerable.

The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.

Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

About the Team

Providence has been serving the Inland Northwest since 1886 when Mother Joseph and the Sisters of Providence founded Sacred Heart Medical Center. Today, Providence is the largest health care provider in Washington located in communities large and small across the state. In eastern Washington, Providence provides care throughout Spokane, Stevens and Walla Walla counties.

Our award-winning and comprehensive medical centers are known for outstanding programs in cancer, cardiology, neurosciences, orthopedics, women's services, emergency and trauma care, pediatrics and neonatal intensive care. Our not-for-profit network also provides a full spectrum of care with leading-edge diagnostics and treatment, outpatient health centers, physician groups and clinics, numerous outreach programs, and hospice and home care.

We are committed to the principle that every workforce member has the right to work in surroundings that are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination and harassment.

We are committed to cultural diversity and equal employment for all individuals. It is our policy to recruit, hire, promote, compensate, transfer, train, retain, terminate, and make all other employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), national origin (including certain language use restrictions), ancestry, disability (mental and physical including HIV and AIDS), medical condition (including cancer and genetic characteristics), genetic information, marital status, age, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, and military and veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status. We will also provide reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified caregiver or applicant for employment, unless the accommodation would impose undue hardship on the operation of our business.

We are a community where all people, regardless of differences, are welcome, secure, and valued. We value respect, appreciation, collaboration, diversity, and a shared commitment to serving our communities. We expect that all workforce members in our community will act in ways which reflect a commitment to and accountability for, racial and social justice and equality in the workplace. As such, we will maintain a workplace free of discrimination and harassment based on any applicable legally protected status. We also expect that all workforce members will maintain a positive workplace free from any unacceptable conduct which creates an intimidating, hostile, or offensive work environment.

Requsition ID: 170134
Company: Providence Jobs
Job Category: Clinical Nutrition Services
Job Function: Clinical Care
Job Schedule: Part time
Job Shift: Day
Career Track: Clinical Support
Address: WA Spokane 101 W 8th Ave
Pay Range: $20.72 - $29.03
The amounts listed are the base pay range; additional compensation may be available for this role, such as shift differentials, standby/on-call, overtime, premiums, extra shift incentives, or bonus opportunities.
Check out our benefits page for more information about our Benefits and Rewards.

Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.