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Nutrition Food Service Aide 2

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This position will work different days and times, variable status of PRN, pick up shifts to cover vacations and time off requests. 

Under limited supervision, the responsibilities of the Nutritional Services Aide II/Cashier include but are not limited to the following: Preparing cold foods, washing dishes, keeping records, answering telephones, keeping Nutritional Services area and equipment clean, delivering trays and food to patients and catering customers, and serving and cashiering in the cafeteria as assigned. Each person must be able to meet sanitation standards, maintain high standards of appearance, taste, texture, and temperature of food served. He/she must be able to contribute to the control of inventory and help to maintain the stock of foods. He/she helps the registered dietitian to evaluate the nutritional status of patients by reporting to him/her if the patient is not eating well, which foods and nourishments patients seem to dislike, etc. The Nutritional Services Aide II/Cashier must be able to judge the proper amount of food to be prepared to meet the needs of patients, cafeteria, and catering needs. Performs cashiering duties as needed. Performs all other duties as assigned.

Core competencies: Compliance and computerized annual required education (HealthStream); additional competencies as defined by Department Director.

QUALIFICATIONS

A. Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent preferred.

B. Experience: Prefer some previous food service experience.

C. Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities: Must be able to follow instructions and work as a team member; must have good judgment, flexibility, and the ability to cooperate. Prefer knowledge of modified diets. This job may require the employee to be responsible for the assessment, treatment, or care of patients of all ages, including neonate, child, adolescent, and geriatric. Consequently, the employee must be competent in the interpretation of a patient's self-report or behavior, and this information must be interpreted with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process. The treatment of patients should be individualized and should reflect an understanding of the developmental needs and range of treatment needs for each patient. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education: High school diploma or G.E.D. equivalent preferred.

Experience: Prefer some previous food service experience.

Knowledge, Skills and/or Abilities: Must be able to follow instructions and work as a team member; must have good judgment, flexibility, and the ability to cooperate. Prefer knowledge of modified diets. This job may require the employee to be responsible for the assessment, treatment, or care of patients of all ages, including neonate, child, adolescent, and geriatric. Consequently, the employee must be competent in the interpretation of a patient's self-report or behavior, and this information must be interpreted with an understanding of the cognitive, physical, emotional and chronological maturation process. The treatment of patients should be individualized and should reflect an understanding of the developmental needs and range of treatment needs for each patient.

Organization: Platte Valley Medical Center, Brighton, CO
Primary Location: CO-Brighton
Department: PVMC-Dietary
Schedule: Per Diem/PRN
Shift: Variable Shift
FTE: .001
Job Number: 18002515
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