University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

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Dietetic Technician

Dietetic Technician

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Position Type 
Regular Full-Time
Sub Category 
ICE CORE Nutrition Patient Care Team B
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The Dietetic Technician is responsible for daily routines and functions in order to see that all patients receive meals in a timely fashion and the meals meet the Physician order and patient preferences. This includes taking the patient’s meal order and delivering the food to them.


UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:

  • Health: Medical, Dental and Vision plans available for staff and family
  • Holiday, Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Education discount for staff and dependents (undergraduate only)
  • Retirement: Up to 10% matched contribution from UAMS
  • Basic Life Insurance up to $50,000
  • Career Training and Educational Opportunities
  • Merchant Discounts
  • Concierge prescription delivery on the main campus when using UAMS pharmacy

Salary: $21,827annually ($10.50 hourly)


Writes nutritional assessment of patient's needs by gathering and interpreting medical and social records and submits to supervisor for approval. Reviews and maintains files of diet orders and nourishment to inform food services of patient's needs. Informs physician of patient's dietary problems, including requesting reviews or renewals of diet orders.


High School diploma/GED plus 2 years’ experience in customer service. Ideal candidate is team-oriented and has great customer service skills.


UAMS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and is committed to excellence.

Physical Requirements

Stand: Continuously
Sit: Never
Walk: Frequently
Bend, crawl, crouch, kneel, stoop, or reach overhead: Frequently
Lift, push, pull, carry weight: 26 - 50 lbs
Use hands to touch, handle, or feel: Continuously
Talk: Continuously
Hear: Continuously
Taste or smell: Occasionally
Read, concentrate, think analytically: Continuously
Physical Environment: Inside Medical Facility Environment
Noise Level: Loud
Visual Requirements: Color discrimination, Depth perception, Far visual acuity, Near visual acuity
Hazards: Chemical, Electrical, Heavy machinery