Hospital Dietitian (3420) Enlisted Personnel

Supervises preparation of food for patients of Army Hospital. Constructs standardized recipes and directs preparation and serving of food with emphasis on nutrients, palatability, and attractiveness; calculates and directs preparation and service of special and metabolic diets prescribed by Medical Officers; instructs patients in correct food and dietary habits; plans daily menus with special reference to proper diet and nutritional balance so as to utilize available food supplies; assists in requisitioning food supplies and kitchen equipment; maintains accounts and records of dietetic department. Must be College graduate who has majored in Foods and Nutrition or institutional management. Must have completed approved Dietitian’s training course. 2 years’ Dietetic experience in hospital approved by The Surgeon General may be accepted in place of the 2 years’ training course.