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Diet Representative - Kitchen PHSW Medical Center (Per Diem) Job
PeaceHealth | Vancouver, Washington
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Job Description

Req ID: 150731

PeaceHealth is seeking a Diet Representative - Kitchen PHSW Medical Center (Per Diem) for a per diem, Variable shift position.

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

1. 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.

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

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

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

5. Performs other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • Advanced education with emphasis on nutrition preferred.

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Two years of related experience preferred.
  • 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

PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS: SOUTHWEST

  • 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).

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, WA, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues to serve communities when invited to do so with a spirit of collaboration and stewardship – the spirit of health.

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver, WA community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

Location: Vancouver, WA, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category:  Facilities/Food/Housekeeping
Shift:  Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $12.46, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Food Handlers Card - Washington

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

Posting Notes: Vancouver, WA || Facilities/Food/Housekeeping || Per Diem/Relief || CLINICAL SUPP SVCS

About PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth is a not-for-profit health care system sponsored by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace, with services in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth's rigorous pursuit of exceptional medicine springs from its mission, values, and commitment to provide healing and compassionate care to patients and families.

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