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Nutrition Service Aide (part time)

Job Description

Enompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Mechanicsburg

Nutrition Service Aide/Dietary Clerk

 

Our Nutrition Service Aides bring SMILES to our patients. They prepare paitient meals, assist with our employee Cafeteria and other special functions!

 

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.

 
 

POSITION PURPOSE

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

 Maintains proper temperature for both hot and cold foods.

 Interprets written recipes and follows written and/or verbal orders, requests, and instructions.

 Replenishes condiments and other items as needed.

 Breaks down carts and removes scraps from patient trays.

 Inventories and stocks refrigerator and freezers, as needed.

 Restocks necessary food and beverage items, paper products and serving utensils.

 Assembles/delivers late patient trays, supplements, nourishments and special requests as needed.

 Assists cook as needed.

 Works on Tray line.

 Portions, weighs, and garnishes food according to menus and specific diet instructions.

 Monitors and records temperatures, as necessary.

 Assembles patient trays to meet time tables.

 Assists patients in completing menus.

 Cleans and sanitizes all assigned areas.

 Organizes, plans, and manages time effectively to complete assignments.

 Meets position requirements and performs essential functions.

 Completes mandatory training and courses required by completion date.

 Reports questionable situations, concerns, complaints or harassment immediately

We look for candidates with Food Service experience but we can also train you.

 

- 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: 175 Lancaster Boulevard, Mechanicsburg 17055-2016
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: PRN / Pool / As Needed
Job ID: 2218673