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Job Title

Dietetic Technician - DTR

Job Category

Dietetic Technician


Ability Beyond
Bethel, Connecticut 06801

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Job Description and Requirements

We are currently seeking a full time Dietetic Technician, Registered, to provide dietary oversight within group homes in the greater Danbury area. The Dietetic Technician â Registered (DTR), is an integral member of the interdisciplinary team for individuals served. The DTR is responsible for assessing assigned individuals and developing dietary plans based on information gathered from transition meetings, medical history, and consumer and parent/guardian interviews. for assessing and developing ways to address the nutritional needs of assigned individuals. In addition, the DTR actively participates in educating individuals served and staff in healthy eating habits as well as proper food handling and preparation. The DTR documents information in the EMR on timely basis and monitors adherence of individuals served to plans, making modifications as necessary.

- Must be recognized as a Dietetic Technician, Registered by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and Academy of Nutrition.
- Prefer experience in managing the nutritional needs of persons with disabilities.

Ability Beyond , a 501(c) (3), not for profit organization, was founded in 1953 by a group of parents who wanted a better life for their children with disabilities. Today we offer one of the most comprehensive systems of community-based support for people with disabilities in the Northeast, helping nearly 3,000 people across two states to overcome a variety of challenges. It is through our innovative community job training and placement, supported living, and recreational and educational opportunities that we are able to help the individuals we serve to live full and rewarding lives. Ability Beyond employs over 1,100 dedicated staff, engages over 500 volunteers and is governed by a voluntary Board of Directors and Trustees. Ability Beyond has an annual operating budget of $68 million and receives community support in excess of $2 million annually.


Suzie Stephens


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[posted Mar 29, 2018]

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