Job Description: The Nutrition Care Specialist works with Registered Dietitians (RD) counseling patients individually and in-group settings, plans special diets for patients according to nutritional requirements, and creates menus and prepares small quantity foods. Job duties include: performs basic dietetic functions in a hospital, clinic, or field environment; provides nutritional treatment and basic level counseling to patients in nutrition clinics, health promotion and wellness clinics and classroom settings; assists dietitians or superiors in food service supervision, planning, and production operations; performs nutrition assessment screenings of individual patients for nutritional requirements and restrictions; provides recommendations on food item selection.

  • Branch Branch: Army
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  • Desinnation Designation: 68M
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $38,888
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: OF: 95
  • Degree Degree: High School or GED
  • Age Age: 17-34
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Medical & Emergency
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