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29-1031.00    Dietitians and Nutritionists

    O*NET-SOC Title     no matches
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    2 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    6 matches
    Detailed Work Activities yes    9 matches

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Public Health Dietitian
  • Public Health Nutritionist

O*NET-SOC Description

  • Plan and conduct food service or nutritional programs to assist in the promotion of health and control of disease. May supervise activities of a department providing quantity food services, counsel individuals, or conduct nutritional research.


  • Assess nutritional needs, diet restrictions and current health plans to develop and implement dietary-care plans and provide nutritional counseling.
  • Consult with physicians and health care personnel to determine nutritional needs and diet restrictions of patient or client.
  • Counsel individuals and groups on basic rules of good nutrition, healthy eating habits, and nutrition monitoring to improve their quality of life.
  • Develop policies for food service or nutritional programs to assist in health promotion and disease control.
  • Plan and conduct training programs in dietetics, nutrition, and institutional management and administration for medical students, health-care personnel and the general public.
  • Purchase food in accordance with health and safety codes.

Detailed Work Activities

  • Advise communities or institutions regarding health or safety issues.
  • Collaborate with healthcare professionals to plan or provide treatment.
  • Conduct health or safety training programs.
  • Consult with others regarding safe or healthy equipment or facilities.
  • Design public or employee health programs.
  • Direct healthcare delivery programs.
  • Manage healthcare operations.
  • Prepare healthcare training materials.
  • Provide health and wellness advice to patients, program participants, or caregivers.