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The Nutrition Assistant and Nutrition Assistant Lead displays and practices a work-style that reflects the mission, vision and values of the department and hospital. Projects an image of professionalism in communication, appearance and conduct. Participates in the continuous quality improvement (CQI) process by completing appropriate forms and preventative maintenance logs. Position may require travel between various Hoag locations and its affiliates. Nutrition Assistant (NA): The Nutrition Assistant (NA) is responsible for delivering nutrition service to patients. This involves obtaining meal selections utilizing a computerized tablet in the electronic diet office system; obtaining and documenting food preferences (likes, dislikes, allergies, and cultural or special dietary needs); utilizing safe food handling practices; prepares foods to meet the dietary needs of the patient; actively participates on trayline for accurate tray set-up; deliver and retrieve trays according to established patient safety guidelines. The NA works under the direction of the Nutrition Assistant Lead and the Patient Care Operations Supervisor. Works in collaboration and direction of the clinical nutrition staff (clinical dietitian, dietitian technician registered). Contributes to positive customer relations especially with regard to customer service by assuring high quality service and that sanitation standards are met.  


For all positions:

- Adheres to departmental and hospital practices and policies. Maintains informed communication by utilizing all forms of technology Hoag offers including email, the Hoag intranet, posted communication, etc.

- Uses only equipment in which competency has been achieved.

- Maintains safe, sanitary conditions in storage areas according to established policy and procedure. Consistently adheres to Health Department, Title 22, and JCAHO standards, e.g. labeling/dating all foods, stores raw meat/poultry on bottom shelf and never over cooked product, or food/product stored on floor.

- Is consistently attentive to customers and gives prompt, courteous service. Keeps supervisor and/or Lead informed when problems may interfere with work being completed or customer issues. Responds appropriately to inquiries and complaints from customers.

- Accommodates changes in workload within the department. During light workload situations, seeks out additional tasks/duties for the staff to complete. Demonstrates flexibility in accepting schedule and work assignments.

- Applies Lock Out/Tag Out system to equipment. Reports to lead/supervisor/manager in a timely manner "near misses", potential dangerous situation, and actual errors. - Communicates needs/concerns, etc. to the Lead, supervisor and/or manager. - Performs other duties as assigned.

About Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian

Located on the bayside bluffs overlooking Newport Beach, Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian stands atop the list of the finest medical facilities in Southern California. Fully accredited by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) and designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian is a 511-bed acute care, not-for-profit hospital that provides a quality work environment and quality lifestyle. This unique combination provides an enriching environment like no other.

A quality work environment and quality lifestyle enables our nurses to chart a satisfying course for every area of their lives - professional, family, friends and personal pursuits. Along with Hoag's commitment and family-oriented approach to providing the highest quality patient care, there is an indisputable pride in the way we fulfill our healing mission.

We invite you to be a part of the dynamic and rewarding career opportunities available at our top-rated medical facility, while enjoying the added luxury of the renowned Southern California lifestyle.

Take a look inside and we believe you'll see why there is no place like Hoag.

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