Nutrition Associate (FT)

  • Location FORT WAYNE, IN (Dupont Hospital)
    Full Time
  • Department Cafeteria
  • Field Nutrition
  • Location FORT WAYNE, IN (Dupont Hospital)

  • Department Cafeteria

  • Field Nutrition

  • Full Time

Job Description

Dietary, Aide, Nutritional Services, Hostess

Schedule: Full-time, 40 hours per week

Healthcare experience, food service experience or diet office experience
Basic math skills, such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing
Adapt and respond quickly to changing priorities
Work independently with minimal supervision
Learn and understand therapeutic diets
Effectively communicate verbally and in writing
It involves delivering the right food trays to the right patients as prescribed by their doctors
Our food service professionals take pride in maintaining a clean food line and accurately preparing and serving patient meals
Can you monitor quality control to make sure no mistakes are made in food prep and serving?
Assist with ordering, preparation, delivery of meals, nourishments, snacks, and supplies to patients, nursing units, and kitchen
Check menus and trays for accuracy
Document food allergies, special needs, and likes and dislikes
Tube feeding Products Gathers, labels, and delivers tube-feeding products and nourishments to nursing units as ordered
Interact with patients and obtain meal selections appropriate for their therapeutic diet
Participate in performance improvement and quality control initiatives
Communicate with nursing staff and clinical dietitians regarding patient nutrition care requirements such as diet education, and poor or insufficient nourishment
Understand diet order restrictions and offer appropriate choices to patients
Verify patient information prior to delivering trays
Follow directions as communicated in a variety of ways
Develop effective relationships with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties


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