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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Health Care Provider
Dietary Assistant
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Job Description

Performs a variety of tasks related to patient food service. Processes diet orders, nourishment, supplements, tube feedings and requests for additional menu items. Communicates with patients, nurses, dieticians and co-workers regarding dietary needs of patients. Edits menu for compliance with diet orders and assists with trayline activities when needed.

Prepares tube feedings as ordered. Properly labels & dates all products

sent up for tube feedings and sanitizes returned products. Issues

patient credits as per policy.

Prepares between meal nourishments/supplements (10AM, 3PM, 8PM)

as ordered. Utilizes proper sanitation procedures to ensure safe food

handling and labels all nourishments and supplements per department


Completes nourishment changes as requested by the dietitian, diet

technician or the nutrition office. Prepares additional tube feedings as

prescribed by the physician and prepares additional nourishments as

ordered throughout the day.

Maintains a safe and sanitary work environment by cleaning and

sanitizing work station equipment & refrigerator used for nourishment


Attends in-service programs and department meetings as required.

Participates in the peer-training of new employees.

Performs other duties as assigned to facilitate the operational flow of

the Food and Nutrition Services Department.