The Dietetics Support position may work in all areas of the department; cafeteria, ware washing, diet representatives office, patient nourishment area, patient & cafeteria preparation for salads & desserts, and stocking food items for vending. This person will perform such duties as; distribution of patient meal trays, assisting with patient menu marking, prepares and handles foods, beverages, snacks & nourishments based on daily needs for vending, patients, cafeteria and special hospital functions, perform variety of manual and automatic ware washing activities along with cleaning and practicing safe sanitary and infection policies according to department and hospital guidelines, serves out food on the patient and cafeteria tray-line, will assist with new employee on-the-job training; and will work as a team player.
The Dietetics Support reports directly to Dietetics Supervisor.
Pre-preparation and preparation of food items needed for patient tray line and patient nourishments by using proper weights and measuring techniques.
Handling, portioning, and serving of foods/beverages for patients, café, and patient nourishments.
Sets up work area and/or patient/café tray lines by observing start times and obtains food items needed during meal service.
Follows food safety and sanitation guidelines by using good hand and personal hygiene practices along with keeping work areas properly cleaned and sanitized.
Proper washing, drying, and sanitizing of all dishes, flatware, pots, and pans.
Answers telephone promptly, passes meal trays using good customer service skills, logging down information, and fulfilling requests as needed.
Storing and labeling of any opened or leftover foods according to proper guidelines.
Recording of food, refrigeration and/or dish machine/rinse temperatures.
Operates food equipment and/or cash register and maintains equipment following cleaning and sanitizing guidelines.
Observes infection control practices at all times.
a.) Able to read, write, and follow oral and written instructions.
b.) Able to perform simple math computations
a.) Food service background preferred.
b.) Will receive on-the-job training.