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29-1031.00    Dietitians and Nutritionists

    O*NET-SOC Title yes    1 match
    Alternate Occupation Titles yes    10 matches
    O*NET-SOC Description yes    1 match
    Tasks yes    11 matches
    Detailed Work Activities     no matches

O*NET-SOC Title

  • Dietitians and Nutritionists

Alternate Occupation Titles

  • Nutrition Consultant
  • Nutrition Coordinator
  • Nutrition Counselor
  • Nutrition Director
  • Nutritionalist
  • Nutritionist
  • Clinical Nutritionist
  • Holistic Nutritionist
  • Public Health Nutritionist
  • Sports 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.

Tasks

  • Advise food service managers and organizations on sanitation, safety procedures, menu development, budgeting, and planning to assist with the establishment, operation, and evaluation of food service facilities and nutrition programs.
  • Advise patients and their families on nutritional principles, dietary plans and diet modifications, and food selection and preparation.
  • 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.
  • Make recommendations regarding public policy, such as nutrition labeling, food fortification, and nutrition standards for school programs.
  • Manage quantity food service departments or clinical and community nutrition services.
  • Monitor food service operations to ensure conformance to nutritional, safety, sanitation and quality standards.
  • Plan and conduct training programs in dietetics, nutrition, and institutional management and administration for medical students, health-care personnel and the general public.
  • Plan, conduct, and evaluate dietary, nutritional, and epidemiological research.