Dietary Aide - Full-time
Company: St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital
Posted on: January 13, 2022
The first and only freestanding, inpatient acute rehabilitation
hospital in Bucks County.
St. Mary Rehabilitation Hospital (SMRH) embraces the tradition of
excellence for which St. Mary Medical Center is known. We are very
proud of our patient outcomes.
St Mary Rehab Hospital has been ranked in the top 25 percent of all
rehab hospitals by UDS (Uniform Data Systems) for multiple
Our state-of-the-art, acute rehabilitation hospital features 50
spacious, private rooms and two specialty units (brain injury and
Our highly skilled, clinical staff is dedicated to the treatment
and recovery of individuals who have suffered:
Neurological conditions including:
Spinal Cord Injury
Medically Complex Illnesses including:
Under the direct supervision of the Nutritional Services Manager,
the Nutritional Services Aide performs a variety of patient food
service and dish duties. The Nutrition Services Aide is responsible
for providing excellent customer service while taking patient menu
requests and communicating dietary information for use by kitchen
personnel in the preparation of meals for patients. Responsible for
accurately identifying the patient to ensure they receive the
proper diet and nutritional supplements. Follows diet manual
guidelines, organizational and departmental policies and
procedures. Effectively uses downtime to accomplish departmental
tasks as assigned or recognized.
Accurately prepares food trays for general and therapeutic diets
and prepares special diet foods as necessary. Verifies trays for
Prepares and delivers items, such as trays or snacks, as requested
by patient care units or patients.
Deliver/collect daily menus and assist patients with ordering
- Record meal intakes of patients
- Maintains tray line in a clean, neat and organized manner and
puts clean dishes and utensils away.
Collect soiled trays and utensils from dining room tables and
transport them to dish washing area.
Wash dishes, clean equipment, wipe off dining room and worktables,
clean utensils, pots and pans; mop floors in dietary as schedule
and as necessary.
Clean and maintain kitchen, storage areas and food preparation
equipment. Wash, sanitize, and store trays, dishes and
Disposes of trash and garbage in appropriate manner and as
Identify and participate in process improvement initiatives that
improve the customer experience, enhance work flow, and/or improve
the work environment
Use meal program to enter new patients and adjust diet orders as
Set up serving line with cold foods, condiments, serving
containers, dishes, silverware, etc. according to the menus and as
Stock and store food items Maintain a level of food and supplies
adequate for the next meal and assist in inventorying and storing
incoming foods and supplies
Follow HAACP guidelines. (Temps, dating, etc---)
Report hazardous conditions, equipment, accidents, and incidents,
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED preferred.
Prior food service or customer service experience preferred.
Ability to communicate verbally and in writing and great
Strong attention to detail and accuracy, excellent organizational
skills with ability to prioritize, coordinate and simultaneously
maintain multiple projects with high level of quality and
Customer service oriented with the ability to work well under
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