Otterbein SeniorLife is hiring a

Diet Technician

Gahanna, United States


Our Diet Technicians provide nutritional services to residents, guests, and other personnel under the standards of professional responsibility and practice. In our Small House Neighborhood elder care model, you will have the opportunity to serve elders in a resident oriented, non-institutional setting.  

Works with primarily a geriatric population age range of 62 to 85+.  The population occasionally includes younger adults over the age of 18.


Here are the skills and attributes that describe our best Diet Technicians:  

  • Orient our dietary services around the autonomy and dignity of our elders.
  • Communicate a sense of caring, concern, and dignity for elders.
  • Understand how to place dietary decision-making in the hands of the elders whenever possible and appropriate.
  • Make prompt and accurate judgments with regard to elder care and emergencies.
  • Work and communicate effectively as part of the self-directed work team.
  • Must be able to cope with mental and emotional stress related to working with persons who are ill, disabled, elderly and/or emotional upset.
  • Must be able to communicate in English.
  • Must be detailed oriented and have excellent literacy and writing, documentation, communications and interpersonal abilities.
  • Must be able to use tools and equipment required


An applicant should have an interest in caring for the overall best interest of the elders, and must have an understanding of the requirements of the position.

  • Education: Associate degree in dietetic technology from an ADA accredited program 
  • Licensure/Certification: Registered Dietetic Technician
  • Experience: Supervisory, computer, nutrition and food service experience preferred

Apply today and begin a meaningful career as a Diet Technician at Otterbein!

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