PeaceHealth Diet Representative - Kitchen in Vancouver, Washington
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.
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.
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.
- Advanced education with emphasis on nutrition preferred.
Two years of related experience is preferred. ( dietary, food & nutrition, etc)
Understanding of diet types and food textures preferred.
May require Food Handlers Card.
May require BLS (Basic Life Support) certification.
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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