Employment Opportunity:

Position Title:  Dietetic Technician, Registered                                     

Employment Category:  Full-Time

Reports To:  Senior Manager of Nutrition & Client Services

General Description:

MANNA is a non-profit organization that cooks and delivers nutritious, medically appropriate meals and provides nutrition counseling to neighbors who are battling life-threatening illnesses such as cancer, renal disease, and HIV/AIDS.  Through our delivery of 3 meals a day, 7 days a week, MANNA provides hope and nourishment to the Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey areas. 

The Dietetic Technician, Registered plays an integral role in the nutrition department by participating in the nutrition screening of MANNA’s clients and is responsible for coordinating the delivery of appropriate and timely services through home-delivered meals and nutrition education to clients with serious illnesses. 

Specific duties:

  • Receive and promptly process client referral forms
  • Coordinate referrals for nutritional assessments, education, counseling, and other social service needs for clients
  • Assess medical and dietary history of clients to evaluate nutritional acuity to determine the best strategy for MNT interventions.
  • Monitor laboratory values and medications with nutritional implications and respond with appropriate diet and educational interventions.
  • Provide comprehensive, one-on-one nutrition education for clients dealing with serious illnesses
  • Select or develop education materials and methods appropriate for individual clients.
  • Work closely within the multi-disciplinary health care team to provide exceptional care.
  • Receive and process calls and correspondence from potential and existing clients, medical providers, and support staff
  • Maintain client records (computer and hard copy)
  • Participate in the quality assurance initiatives and client satisfaction survey processes
  • Protect client confidentiality
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Education and Licenses:

  • Associates Degree in Dietetics with ADA Registration as Dietetic Technician


  • Bachelor’s degree in Nutrition with at least 2 years clinical experience

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bilingual in Spanish preferred.
  • Prior experience in a nutrition related job required.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office and EHR software.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team player, handle multiple priorities, work with a diverse population, and organize time effectively.
  • Responds well to multitasking while providing exceptional customer service, support and responsiveness
  • Honest, competitive, energetic, enthusiastic, professional and systematic



Please send a cover letter with your resume to:

Nicole Laverty, RD, LDN

Senior Manager of Nutrition & Client Services




Our team strives to provide an environment that enables us to offer opportunities to gain valuable skills and experience while contributing directly to the success of our mission and programs. Interns are a vital part of the organization, working on important projects under the direction of experienced supervisors in a dynamic environment where constructive ideas and suggestions to improve the way we operate are appreciated and valued.  As a volunteer-based agency with challenging budgetary constraints we are only able to offer unpaid internship opportunities. Please contact Dan Getman to learn more at DGetman@mannapa.org.


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The Steven Korman
Nutrition Center

420 North 20th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19130
T: 215.496.2662
E: info@mannapa.org

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