Nutrition Services Aide, Part Time Evenings - $200 Sign-On Available!
Company: St Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: June 12, 2021
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.
Provides patients, visitors, and co-workers with outstanding
customer service. Management of patient's menus, accurate special
diets, supplementary feedings and required between meal feedings.
Seeks to obtain 100% patient selected menus. Promotes meal
assistance to all patients on a daily basis; including meal
selection, service, and retrieval. Delivers late trays, floor
stock, nourishments, snacks, and supplements. Also is responsible
for stocking the kitchens, picking up patient menus, and recording
calorie counts and I & O's. Transports food carts as needed.
JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Visiting and assisting patients with menu selections and
providing brief simplified information on diet restrictions on
- Checking patient tray service for accuracy during scheduled
- Deliver food trays within established time frames and at
- Deliver all food and beverages to patients who are permitted to
eat. Canned supplements may stay in a patient's room. Perishable
snacks must be labeled and dated and placed in pantry
- Assists patient with getting food ready to eat, including
opening containers, getting items from the pantry, and ensures that
all necessary items are present on the tray. Uses floor stock and
safe items from undelivered trays to meet patient requests.
- Collect any dirty trays from pantries. Place on cart for
transport back to kitchen.
- Before collecting trays check with nurse to make sure that I &
O's were completed. Records I & O's and calorie counts when
necessary to maintain work flow.
- Answers questions regarding food items on the menus & guest
policies. Learns each individual patient/customer needs and does
the best job of satisfying those needs in a friendly, competent
- Transports meal trays in food truck to specified patient area
and distributes trays to patient, checking two patient identifiers
(name and date of birth).
- Refer patients with complex food and nutrition problems as well
as low PO intake to the manager or dietitian.
- Delivers any late trays, H.S. snacks, night feedings, or other
food or related paperwork that needs to be disturbed to patient
- Performs all dish room responsibilities including loading,
unloading and putting away all clean items in the appropriate
- Performs assorted kitchen duties including sanitation, set-up,
and completing temperature logs.
- Must maintain a pleasant and courteous disposition at all times
while working at a rapid pace focusing on the patient and the task
at hand while staying within the time constraints.
- Shares information & collaborates with fellow team members to
ensure patients & other customers' needs are met. Participates in
pro-active communication and problem solving, to enable high
performance of the team.
PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Walking for up to 7 hours per
day, 3 hours at a time. Continuously uses hands, upper and lower
back and legs, handling, twisting/turning. Examples would be
carrying trays, pulling and pushing trucks and carts, etc.
Frequently uses firm grasping. Uses upper extremities for
continuously lifting (up to 30 lbs.) carrying (up to 10 lbs.) and
frequently push and pull (76 to 150 lbs.). When performing
essential functions, employee must have the ability to frequently
stoop/bend and occasionally squat. Employee should be able to hear
normal conversation and have general vision, far vision, peripheral
vision and depth perception.
EDUCATION: High school graduate or equivalent. Customer service
TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: On the job.
Please complete your application using your full legal name and
current home address. Be sure to include employment history for the
past seven (7) years, including your present employer.
Additionally, you are encouraged to upload a current resume,
including all work history, education, and/or certifications and
licenses, if applicable. It is highly recommended that you create a
profile at the conclusion of submitting your first application.
Thank you for your interest in St. Luke's!!
St. Luke's University Health Network is an Equal Opportunity
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