Hospital Food Service Specialist

Branch: 
Medical Service Corps
CMF: 
68M
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Assists in the supervision of medical nutrition care operations, or plans, prepares, cooks, and serves food for regular and modified diets in field and fixed hospitals.

Skill Level 1 Performs basic clinical dietetic functions in the dietary management and treatment of patients. Prepares, cooks, and serves modified and regular food items according to nutrition care treatment plans under the supervision of a dietitian or NCO.

Skill Level 2 Performs and supervises basic clinical dietetic functions in the dietary management and treatment of patients. Supervises, prepares, cooks, and serves modified and regular food items according to nutrition care treatment plans under supervision of a dietitian or senior NCO.

Skill Level 3 Supervises the clinical dietetic management aspects in nutrition clinics, clinical dietetic branches, or production and service branches in nutrition care divisions. Supervises and assists in the preparation, cooking, and serving of modified and regular food items.

Skill Level 4 Supervises the production and service branch in nutrition care divisions.

Skill Level 5 Supervises the nutrition care divisions or appropriate headquarters staff position.

Physical Demands Rating: 
moderately heavy
Physical Profile Serial #: 
222332
Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
100 total from WK+PC+AS+MC
Other Qualifications: 
  • Formal training as follows or meet the civilian acquired skills criteria listed in AR 611-210:
    1. Successfully complete the Food Service Specialist (Resident) Course (94B1O) or have been awarded MOS 94B and complete the Hospital Food Service Specialist (Resident) Course (MOS 91M1O). If grade SSG or above at the time of initial classification into MOS 91M, qualification above must be met and attendance at the Advanced Hospital Food Service Specialist (Resident) Course (MOS 91M3O) successfully completed before award of the MOS.
    2. For RC only. Qualified as Food Service Specialist (MOS 94B), attained certificate of completion of Hospital Food Service Specialist (Basic) Correspondence Course; successfully complete the 2 week RC resident training at the Academy of Health Sciences, and complete a 2 week active duty experience in an Army nutrition care activity, with favorable recommendation from Chief, Nutrition Care Division.
  • Normal color vision
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