Mount Sinai Careers


New York, New York
Allied Health

Job Description

Strength Through Diversity

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

Dietetic technicians are wellness practitioners who develop nutritional plans to promote health, treat illnesses or prevent disease. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

Dietetic technicians can promote healthy eating through counseling sessions, during which they may instruct patients, clients and their families how to choose and prepare healthy food. Often under the guidance of registered dietitians, technicians can prepare nutritional plans for patients. Dietetic technicians and other nutrition specialists may plan and prepare patient meals, order food and supplies, provide direction nutritional therapy and document patient intake. They also educate healthcare providers, community groups or students about nutrition through programs and training sessions. They may develop, implement or recommend nutrition programs for individuals and groups based on evaluations of dietary needs. Dietetic technicians may also consult with other healthcare professionals regarding the dietary modifications or restrictions that will best promote patient health and fit in with other treatment methods for conditions, illnesses and diseases. Diet technicians will also be responsible for:
  • Reviewing patient’s menus and food trays for completeness and accuracy.
  • Conducting meal rounds, taking patient food orders, and delivering trays.
  • Documenting refrigerator and freezer temperatures, checking for expired and/or mislabeled food in storage, pantry, refrigerators and freezers.
  • Help in other areas of kitchen/cafeteria as needed.
Diet Technicians will act as a lead in the kitchen on weekends, holidays, and an as-needed basis. 

Education Requirements:

Associate's or bachelor's degree program. Commission on Dietetic Registration exam license required.

Experience Requirements:

Hospital experience preferred

Licensing and Certification Requirements:

Commission on Dietetic Registration exam license required

Computer Skills: 

MS Office Suite - Basic

Level of Physical Activity Required: 


Strength Through Diversity

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care. 

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our story! 

Who We Are

Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation. 

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans 
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