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Nutrition Services Aide at Encompass health in Worcester, Massachusetts

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Type: Full Time





Job Description:

Fairlawn Rehabilitation
Hospital- An affiliate of Encompass Health

Fairlawn Rehabilitation Hospital in Worcester, MA is a 110 bed inpatient
rehabilitation hospital that offers comprehensive inpatient rehabilitation services designed to return patients to leading active and
independent lives.

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, service ware and sanitary conditions
within the department.

Job Code: 100081

License
or Certification:

-
Food
handlers permit preferred but not required to start.

Total
Education, Vocational Training and Experience:

-
Will
train in food preparation for therapeutic diets. Knowledge of food safety
guidelines preferred.

Machines,
Equipment Used:

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General
office equipment, mixer, ovens, steamer, microwave, toaster, blender, steam
tables, fryer, food processor, scales, dish washer. Training will be provided
for use of equipment.

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:

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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: 189 May Street, Worcester 01602
Schedule: Part-time
Job ID: 2024836
Contact Name - External: Camiel Campbell
Contact Email - External: Camiel.Campbell@encompasshealth.com