Summary Administrative Nutritionist in the Red Deer Region
Find key facts and figures about working as an administrative nutritionist. The following information is applicable to all Dietitians and nutritionists (NOC 31121).
Note: Some information in this job profile is based on the 2016 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Dietitians and nutritionists assess nutrition related issues of individuals and groups and develop, implement and evaluate nutrition care plans to prevent, treat and manage disease. They manage food and nutrition service systems, and plan health promotion programs. They are employed in a variety of settings including hospitals, home health-care agencies and extended care facilities, community health centres, the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries, educational institutions, and government and sports organizations, or they may work as private consultants.
This occupation usually requires a university degree (bachelor’s, master’s or doctorate).
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- 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
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