Skills Administrative Nutritionist in the Red Deer Region

Find out what skills you typically need to work as an administrative nutritionist in Canada. These skills are applicable to all Dietitians and nutritionists (NOC 31121).


  • Develop, administer and supervise nutrition and food preparation and service programs
  • Evaluate nutritional status of individuals and provide nutrition guidance and consulting to health professionals, individuals, dietetic interns, community groups, government and the media
  • Administer budget
  • Plan, evaluate and conduct nutrition education programs and develop educational materials for various audiences
  • Hire and train staff
  • Supervise staff
  • Analyze current scientific nutritional studies, conduct research and evaluate program effectiveness to improve the nutritional value, taste, appearance and preparation of food
  • Aid in the prevention and/or treatment of inadequate nutrition
  • Determine nutritional needs of patients and plan, implement and evaluate normal and therapeutic menus to maintain and enhance general health

Skills and Knowledge Checklist

The following skills and knowledge are usually required in this occupation.


Service and Care Help - Service and Care
  • Treating People/Animals
Communication Help - Communication
  • Promoting and Selling
  • Advising and Consulting
  • Teaching and Training
  • Liaising and Networking
Analysis Help - Analysis
  • Examining and Diagnosing
  • Planning
  • Researching and Investigating
  • Projecting Outcomes
Management Help - Management
  • Supervising
  • Evaluating


Manufacturing and Production Help - Manufacturing and Production
  • Food Production and Agriculture
Education and Training Help - Education and Training
  • Teaching and Instruction
Health Services Help - Health Services
  • Therapy and Counselling
  • Medicine
Mathematics and Science Help - Mathematics and Science
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
Business, Finance and Management Help - Business, Finance and Management
  • Client Service
  • Marketing
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