Jamestown Regional Medical Center

Nutrition Generalist

Jamestown, ND
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Nov 14, 2020
Job Type
Full Time

Full-time, benefited position working 70 hours(flexible) per two week pay period. Days of work are Monday through Friday with hours of 7:00 am - 2:30 pm and occasional weekends. Weekend work is typically once a month or less. Holiday work is every other or less. Weekend and holiday hours are 6:15 am - 2:45 pm.

This position is responsible for assisting with patient meal delivery services, managing weekly catering services requests, completing end of pay period and month reports, ordering food, beverage, and supplies, managing vending and inventory, and other miscellaneous duties and positions as assigned to include filling in as a Diet Tech and prep and cooking needs as assigned. This position is under direct supervision of the Nutrition Services Manager.


Patient Meal Delivery Services
  • Assists diet tech, salads/catering, and cook positions with breakfast and lunch tray line assembly. Preps cold items for these meals.
  • Assists diet tech with the delivery of breakfast and lunch trays to the patients.
  • Delivers late patient trays as requests are called in from the Patient Care Unit (PCU), Family Birth Place (FBP), Emergency Department (ED), and Surgery Center.

Catering Services
  • Manages weekly catering schedule, requests and end of the month reports.
  • Assists with the set up and delivery of daily caterings as needed.
  • Demonstrates flexibility in starting/ending time based on early morning or evening catering needs.
  • Completes end of payroll and end of month reports.

Miscellaneous Responsibilities
  • Orders and puts away food and supplies as required for department operation.
  • Assists with inventory management and coding of bills/receipts.
  • Manages vending machines and money collection.
  • Assists the diet tech with stocking of the Physician Lounge, Surgery Center areas and the Emergency Department.
  • Assists with the delivery of other department's requests.
  • Ensures work area is kept in a clean, neat and orderly manner.
  • Stocks trayline after breakfast and lunch meals.
  • Answers the department telephone calls, as needed.
  • Consistently uses AIDET communication skills with patients, guests and employees.
  • Interacts with patients of all ages (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults and geriatrics) while delivering patient meal trays. May also have contact with physicians and cafeteria customers.
  • Assists with prepping and cooking needs as assigned by Supevisor or Manager.
  • Fills in as a Diet Tech or other department positions as assigned.
  • Assures that personal behavior complies with the hospital's Standards of Behavior at all times.
  • Contributes to overall Nutrition Services Department and ever growing services.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested by department supervisor or manager.


Work requires a high school level of know­ledge in reading, writing, and math. Requires the ability to understand and communicate detailed instructions and procedures.

A minimum of 1 year of food service experience with customer service preferred, but not required.

A background check is required.