Specification for Class
UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP
18946 (E S SEIU 1199NW HMC SW)
Provides nutritional care and/or directs food service system in a specialty area such as food marketing, burns and/or oncology.
Under general supervision, serves as a specialist in nutritional assessment, management and education of the patient and/or in directing a food service system. Supervises assigned personnel. Shares specialty expertise with peers.
Performs dietitian duties in a sub-specialty area such as food marketing, sensory evaluation, work productivity measurement, renal, burns, geriatrics, oncology, metabolic support;
Conducts research in the field of nutrition, dietetics, and Food Service Systems;
Assists in development of budgetary data, such as FTE requirements, equipment needs, revenue forecasting;
Interviews and recommends selection of applicants, trains new employees, assigns and schedules work, acts upon leave requests, conducts annual performance evaluations and recommends disciplinary action;
Instructs dietitians and other personnel in area of specialty;
Develops and utilizes data base systems and trains other staff in their use to evaluate nutrition care and food control processes;
Assists in developing education objectives and implementing programs of study for dietetic and post-masters students;
Trains community dietitians in current research and its application to nutrition and food service systems in sub-specialty areas;
Trains other health care professionals in clinical applications of nutrition principles;
Performs the duties of Dietitian 1;
Performs other duties as required.
Bachelor's Degree with major in Dietetics, Foods and Nutrition or Food Service Administration;
Completion of American Dietetic Association approved dietetic education program;
Registered Dietitian status;
24 months recent full-time experience as an R.D.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
CLASSIFICATION SPECIFICATION HISTORY
07-16-19: Class adopted for UW contract classified staff per PERC decision to add this title to the SEIU Healthcare 1199NW Social Worker bargaining unit (Case #130658-E-18). Incorporates the work of UW classified non-union job code 16001, Dietitian 2/Washington State Job Code 311F.