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Nutrition Service Aide (Casual Pool)

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Job Description

The Nutrition Services Aide assists in preparing therapeutic and modified diets for patients as well as preparing meals for employees, visitors and special functions. The Nutrition Services Aide assists in maintaining inventory, serviceware and sanitary conditions within the department.

 
Job code: 100465

This will confirm your interview scheduled for Monday, February 8, 2021 at 10:00 am.  You will be meeting with me and our Nurse Manager, Katie Sybert.  As we discussed, please wear something comfortable to the interview, scrubs are appropriate, since you will be shadowing one of our employees on the nursing unit.

I have triggered a skill survey reference inquiry to you.  This does not have to be complete for your interview, but I wanted to send it so that you could begin working on it.  You will need email addresses for your references.

When you come in the front entrance, the reception area will be ahead to the right.  You can tell them you are here to meet with me.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.  I look forward to meeting you.

License or Certification: - Food handlers permit (if required by state or county regulations) Total Education, Vocational Training and Experience: - Training in food preparation for therapeutic diets, recent institutional cooking experience and special function cooking experience desirable. Knowledge of food safety guidelines preferred Machines, Equipment Used: - General office equipment, mixer, ovens, steamer, microwave, toaster, blender, steam tables, fryer, food processor, scales, dish washer Physical Requirements: - Good visual acuity and ability to communicate. - Ability to lift, push, pull and retrieve approximately 100% of the time. - Ability to safely lift and carry objects weighing up to 50 pounds on a regular basis. - Ability to safely push/pull objects weighing up to 150 pounds on wheels, with assistance, if necessary. The push/pull weight will be based on a loaded maximum weight of 300 pounds per cart. - Ability to demonstrate safe retrieval skills from above the head to floor level with objects up to 50 pounds. - Ability to withstand prolonged standing and walking. - Ability to reach, stoop, bend, kneel, and crouch are required for patient care functions and in setting up and monitoring equipment. Compliance: - Adheres to the company's Standards of Business Conduct. - Maintains current licensure and/or certifications, if applicable. Skills and Abilities: - Ability to speak, read, write, and communicate effectively. - Ability to coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner. - Ability to work independently without supervision. Environmental Conditions: - Indoor, temperature controlled, smoke-free environment. Occasional outdoor exposure. - Exposure or potential exposure to blood and body fluids may be required. - Handicapped accessible. - Wet surfaces and sharp objects and high noise levels possible - Hot and cold temperatures extremes - May work under stressful circumstances at times. Proficiency or Productivity Standards: - Meets established attendance standards. - Adheres to hospital/department dress code including wearing ID badge. - May be required to work weekdays and/or weekends, evenings and or night shifts if needed to meet deadlines. - May be required to work on religious and/or legal holidays on scheduled days/shifts. - Will be required to work as necessary during disaster situations, i.e., before, during or after a disaster. - May be required to stay after workday to assist after a disaster situation until relief arrives. - May be required to perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.



Address: 2005 Valley View Blvd, Altoona 16602
Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed
Job ID: 2115294
Contact Name - External: Christine Filer
Contact Email - External: Christine.Filer@encompasshealth.com