Dietitian Job Description

Dietitian Worker Job Description

Last updated November 14th, 2017

Dietitians help people achieve health goals by analyzing their physical conditions and other health concerns and creating a nutrition plan that meets their individual needs and dietary preferences.

Dietitian Job Description Template

We are looking for a knowledgeable Dietitian who is passionate about helping patients achieve their goals and lead healthier lives. Dietitians will develop trusting partnerships with their patients. They will learn about patient health concerns, goals, and dietary restrictions and preferences and work with them to create a healthier nutrition plan. They may also participate in demonstrations or seminars to inform the public about nutrition and promote healthier eating habits.

Successful Dietitians are experts on all matters concerning diet and nutrition. They should be analytical, caring, and knowledgeable with good communication, active listening, problem-solving, and computer skills. They should also be passionate public speakers who can get others excited about eating healthy foods.

Dietitian Responsibilities:

  • Speaking to patients to learn about their health goals and dietary needs, preferences, and restrictions.
  • Developing nutrition plans for clients.
  • Compiling information and tracking client progress towards their health goals.
  • Entering patient information patient database.
  • Keeping informed about the latest discoveries in nutrition.
  • Speaking to groups to promote healthy eating habits and proper nutrition.

Dietitian Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in nutrition, health, or a related field.
  • More education or experience may be preferred.
  • State licenses or additional certifications may be required.
  • Exceptional communication, problem-solving, public speaking, and listening skills.
  • Willingness to continue training and research to keep current on the latest discoveries and developments in the field.
  • Strong computer and data entry skills.
  • Compassion and genuine interest in helping others develop better eating habits.

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