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PeaceHealth Diet Representative - Kitchen in Vancouver, Washington

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking candidates for a per diem Diet Representative in the Kitchen at Southwest Medical Center in Vancouver, Washington. In this Per Diem/Relief role you will work variable 10-hour day shifts to provide additional staffing, vacation coverage, etc Hourly compensation starts at $17.26, more depending on experience.

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for working collaboratively with the manager/supervisor, patients, dietitians and nursing staff to ensure diet accuracy for daily assembly and review of patient menu.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Process all diet orders (including tube feeding) received from nursing services in preparation for production, including entry of charges.May coordinate all food production information for kitchen staff.

  • Approve patient food request based on diet order and food availability.Determine needs of between meal nourishment and orders as needed.

  • Distribute appropriate menus for patients to select from. Assist patient with menu selections as needed.

  • Use approved computer charting methods to communicate clarification of individual patient needs related to food and to ensure meal tray accuracy and prompt delivery.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Advanced education with emphasis on nutrition preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Two years of related experience is preferred. ( dietary, food & nutrition, etc)

  • Understanding of diet types and food textures preferred.

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • May require Food Handlers Card.

  • May require BLS (Basic Life Support) certification.

OTHER SKILLS:

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English.

  • Proficient computer/keyboarding skills

  • Ability to work well with others

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Proficient in mathematics

PHSW -PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work may require moderate physical exertion more than 65% of the time.

  • Ability to lift objects weighing 75 lbs. or less.

  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants; extreme cold or heat; sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc.; or dangerous equipment

  • Job duties occasionally require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (less than 34% of work time).

  • May be required to operate motor vehicle on urban roadways up to 25% of each day.

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For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

REQNUMBER: PH-INFOR-2761

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