Nutrition Assistant at Huggins Hospital in WOLFEBORO, New Hampshire

Posted in General Business 6 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Under the general supervision of the Director of Food and Nutrition, is responsible for performing diet interpretation and patient tray services in compliance with nutrition prescription nutrient goals, hospital presentation standards and best practices for food safety and sanitation.

This is a full-time position working 30 hours per week.

Responsibilities

1 Under the direct supervision of the Director of Food and Nutrition, using the hospital Room Service software provides timely and compliant meals, beverages, snacks, supplements to all patients. Assists patients, caregivers and nursing to select meals within the goals of the nutrition prescription ordered according to established procedures, standards and times. In collaboration with the Room Service Chef performs food preparation, tray set up and delivery within forty-five minutes of the order being placed. Follows departmental recipes and methods for all foods including modified textures and consistencies. Performs transportation of patient food within the facility, with set up of meals for appropriate patients to ensure temperatures are met for safe food service. Requests assistance from Nursing for patient positioning for meals when required. Using established department work flow, receives, sets up and delivers Comfort Carts ordered through the hospital system.

2 Reviews updated census prior to each meal period to update room service data base with new admissions, discharges, patient preferences, nutrition prescriptions, and snacks/supplements ordered. Monitors the room service program to ensure all appropriate patients receive a meal within each meal period. - Proficient with computerized documentation. Assists with any assigned Nutrition Office administrative duties including end of month reports, daily compliance reports and meal counts. - Puts away new stock and restocks all assigned areas per the FIFO method. - Assists with Food Service Signage for cafeteria. - Responsible for set up and delivery of all floor stock, recording of all assigned refrigerator temperatures and reporting non- compliant temperatures to the Director of Food and Nutrition and Nutrition Office cleanliness. Participates in training new staff in all aspects of Nutrition Assistant workflows and procedures. Participates in monthly unit kitchenette refrigerator cleaning as assigned. In collaboration with the Room Service Chefs sets up and delivers catering orders hospital wide. Assists with stocking of Café items when assigned. Prepares back stock foods when assigned. Assists in maintaining a clean and sanitary kitchen. Assists with retrieval of soiled dish carts, washing and putting away of dishes, small wares and cookware when assigned.Qualifications

Education: High school graduate/GED.

Experience: Six months experience in Health Care Food Service preferred

ServSafe Certification Preferred





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