Dietetic Technology Consortium Program

Student Successes

CGCC/PVCC Dietetic Technology (DT) Consortium Program
Paradise Valley (PVCC) Student Successes 2010-2015  

The DT Program has some outstanding success stories that include passing the Dietetic Technician (DTR) exam, awards/scholarships, job placement/promotions and continuing education.

  • DTR, Sunview Health & Rehabilitation Center
  • DTR, Life Care Center of Scottsdale
  • DTR, Banner Thunderbird Medical Center
  • DTR, Director of Dining Services for Senior Lifestyles
  • Integrated Health Navigator, Jewish Family & Children’s Services
  • Personal Trainer & Nutrition Consultant, Mountainside Fitness
  • DTR, The Palazzo Senior Living
  • DTR, Stewarding Supervisor, Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics AZ
  • DTR, Massage Therapist at Cottam Health Partners & Recognized Dietitian of the Year Award, 2018
  • DTR, EDT/LPN, Phoenix Children’s Hospital
  • DTR, Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health
  • DTR, Yuma Regional Medical Center
  • DTR, Banner Behavioral Hospital
  • DTR, Courtney Vitch Nutrition and Wellness
  • DTR, Uhling Registered Dietitians
  • DTR, Banner University Health Center
  • Nutrition Associate, Mayo Clinic
  • PVCC Lab Assistant, FON 241LL
  • DTR, Mayo Clinic Hospital (hired prior to graduation after practicums) & PVCC Lab Assistant, FON142AB
  • Supplemental Dietetic Technician, Mayo Clinic Hospital (Current Dietetic Technology Student hired after completion of MNT practicum)
  • Pursuing Nutrition & Dietetics degree (RD pathway), University of AZ
  • Pursuing Nutrition & Dietetics degree (RD pathway), ASU
  • DTR who was awarded a $10,000 educational scholarship from the Talbots Foundation.  Working at Alternatives, a Center for Conscious Health in Omaha, Nebraska.
  • Full-time DTR with Crandall and Associates, a private dietetic consulting firm, primarily for long term care facilities.
  • Full-time DTR at YMCA.  Student Lab Assistant for FON 142AB Lab and Dietetic Technology Consortium Program Assistant for fall, 2014.  Offered a full-time position during her Clinical Practicum at a long-tern skilled nursing facility as a Diet Tech assistant.  Active volunteer with the AZAND
  • Diet Tech at Plaza Healthcare, Scottsdale.
  • Full-time DTR at Banner Estrella Medical Center. 
  • Full-time DTR at Plaza Healthcare Scottsdale.
  • Room Service Associate at Banner Health Staffing. 
  • PVCC DT program assistant.
  • Full-time Nutrition associate employed at Mayo Clinic Hospital  
  • Passed the DTR exam and currently attending ASU to receive a BS in Industrial and Organizational Psychology with a specialty in counseling.
  • Completed PVCC Dietetic Consortium program and transferred to ASU to begin RD program.
  • DTR working PRN for Nutrition Alliance
  • Working as a social media intern, attending ASU’s College of Health Promotion/Nutrition’s RD program, and freelance nutrition writing/recipe development for Raising Arizona Kids magazine program.
  • DTR working as the Senior Service’s Manager of the Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation in Scottsdale, Arizona. Won the Canned Pear Service Award for Foodservice Professionals Grand Prize of $1000 for her outstanding “Ripe ‘n Ready Recipe Contest” Pear Quinoa Salad
  • DTR working at WIC as a Medium Risk Provider
  • DTR at Valley Life Care Centers
  • Winner of the 2012 Outstanding Dietetics Student Award from the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics.  DTR previously employed as a Nutrition Representative at Banner Estrella, and a private nutrition consulting company, now at Rosewood Center for Eating Disorders.
  • 2012 Recognized Dietetic Technician of the Year (RDTY) Award, and first PVCC Alumni that will graduate with a 4 year degree in Dietetics from the University of Medicine & Dentistry in New Jersey (UMDNJ).  First Registered Dietitian (RD) ever employed at Plaza Healthcare.
  • Part-time DTR at St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center.
  • Full-time DTR at Chris Ridge Care Center.
  • DTR who started Nutrition website and volunteers for the Kids Eat Right Campaign.
  • DTR working for Lutheran Senior Services in Jefferson City, Missouri as a Certified Manager of Dining Services and certified in the Alzheimer’s Association Essentials Plus Dementia Advanced Care Program.
  • Part-time DTR at Banner Thunderbird and a Private Nutrition Consultant at Private Nutrition Consulting.  Her clients include The Glendale Police Department (GDPD) and Balancing Life's Issues (BLI).  She speaks to groups of GDPD bicycle officers about good nutrition on the go.
  • Full-time DTR at St. Joseph’s Hospital & Medical Center and was awarded “DTR of the Year” for 2012 by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Additionally, coordinator of the largest indoor Farmer’s Market in Maricopa County.
  • Assistant Director of Dietary managing "three" log-tern care skilled nursing facilities in Prescott Arizona--Good Samaritan Prescott Valley, Good Samaritan Prescott, and Good Samaritan Willow Winds.  She was the director for a long term care facility in Prescott prior to getting the new position. She is certified as a DTR, CDM and CFPP.
  • Adjunct Faculty at PVCC for FON 241 Lab, program assistant for the PVCC Dietetic program, full-time DTR at Mayo Clinic Hospital and part-time nutrition consultant at the YMCA responsible for creating and implementing an 8-week weight management class.  Received the Adult Weight Management certificate from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics and pursuing a Masters in Educational Leadership from NAU.
  • Full-time DTR at Banner Thunderbird Hospital who received the Adult Weight Management certificate from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.  Currently enrolled in ASU’s College of Health Promotion/Nutrition’s RD program.
  • Part-time DTR at Banner Good Samaritan, PVCC Lab Assistant for FON142AB & FON246AB, and Paradise Valley Community College Dietetic Program assistant.
  • Full-time DTR at Mayo Clinic Hospital, and accepted into UMDNJ’s 4 year Dietetics Program.
  • Full-time DTR at Carolina East Medical Center, North Carolina.
  • Full-time DTR at Mayo Clinic Hospital.
  • Personal Trainer and DTR at the YMCA.
  • Full-time DTR at Sante of Mesa.
  • Working as a Weight Loss Counselor/DTR with the Medfast Corporation in Dallas, DTR at Texas Health Resources Dallas Presbyterian Texas, and working as a group fitness instructor teaching cycling classes at various fitness centers, clubs and gyms.
  • Employed at Banner Good Samaritan as a full-time DTR, elected Secretary of the Dietetic Technician, Registered (DTR) DPG of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for the 2013-14 year.
  • DTR working at Mayo Clinic Hospital as the Health and Wellness Coordinator.  Works as an independent contractor creating and providing healthy meals and meal plans for clients.
  • DTR working as a Diet Representative at Banner Baywood Hospital.
  • Continued her education at a CA Physical Therapy School and is now a DTR and Licensed Physical Therapist.
  • DTR at Arizona State Veterans Home.
  • DTR St Joseph’s Health & Medical Center.
  • PVCC DT graduate, now a PT clinical DTR at Banner Health, Nutrition Program advisor and faculty for PVCC, clinical nutritionist providing lectures/discussions for oncology patients, and DTR at large for AZAND chapter