Jamestown Regional Medical Center

Nutrition Services Aide

Location
Jamestown, ND
Salary
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Posted
May 01, 2019
Ref
1678
Role
Other
Job Type
Long-Term
Hours
Part Time
Overview

Under the general supervision of the Nutrition Services Manager, the Nutrition Aide performs a variety of patient food services and dish room duties. If desired and approved, this position may also perform the function of serving a variety of food items to employees and guests in the Apple Basket Café while operating the cash register.

This is a part-time, unbenefitted position working 15-20 hours per two week pay period. Days of work are Sunday-Saturday with weekend work 2 times per month and holiday work every other holiday. Shifts are Sunday-Saturday 4:15pm - 7:00 pm, Saturday, Sunday, and holiday 7:00am - 2:00 pm or 8:30am - 2:00pm.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities for Saturday – Sunday as Evening Aide (4:15 pm – 7:00 pm):
  • Review evening meal list and add/modify trays in the CBORD Nutrition program, as needed.
  • Participates in patient tray assembly line and completes prep of cold items for evening meal.
  • Delivers food carts to patient floors as specified and delivers meal trays to patients. Rounds on patients.
  • Returns to the units and collects dirty meal trays and reports the percentage of meals and beverages consumed by patient.
  • Returns all trays and carts to the dish room for cleaning.
  • Delivers "late trays" ordered for patients, as needed, after entering into CBORD.
  • Assembles and operates dish machine.
  • Processes dishes according to standard procedure.
  • Scrubs pots, pans, and other dishes as needed.
  • Delivers clean dishes and utensils to proper kitchen areas.
  • Completes daily cleaning of food service equipment and work areas.
  • Completes set-up, delivery, or retrieval of items for caterings or meetings.
  • Stocks patient tray-line at the end of each shift.
  • Interacts with patients of all age groups (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics) while delivering and picking up patient trays; may also come in contact with physicians and other employees.

Responsibilities on Saturday and Sunday as Salads/Dishwasher (7 am – 2 pm):
  • Participates in patient tray assembly line and completes prep of cold items for both breakfast and lunch meals.
  • Delivers food carts to patient floors as specified and delivers meal trays to patients. Rounds on patients.
  • Delivers "late trays" ordered for patients, as needed, after entering into CBORD.
  • Assists café employee with set up and take down of the salad bar, putting in clean containers at end of shift.
  • Assembles and operates dish machine.
  • Processes dishes according to standard procedure.
  • Scrubs pots, pans, and other dishes as needed.
  • Delivers clean dishes and utensils to proper kitchen areas.
  • Completes daily cleaning of food service equipment and work areas.
  • Completes set-up, delivery, or retrieval of items for caterings or meetings as needed
  • Stocks patient tray-line at the end of each shift.
  • Interacts with patients of all age groups (infants, pediatrics, adolescents, adults, and geriatrics) while delivering and picking up patient trays; may also come in contact with physicians and other employees.

Responsibilities for Monday – Friday as PM Cafe (4:15 pm – 7:00 pm):

(If position is desired by employee and granted by supervisor/manager)
  • Sets-up service area for evening meal.
  • Operates POS cash register.
  • Serves employees and guests in the cafeteria line; greets patrons cheerfully and respectfully.
  • Practices proper portion control techniques.
  • Cleans tables and chairs in the cafeteria after evening meal; refills napkin holders and condiments as needed.
  • Maintains cafeteria service area in a clean, neat, and orderly fashion.
  • Sets up and takes down salad bar, putting in clean containers at end of shift.
  • Maintains adequate stocks of food items and beverages according to pre-established par levels.

Responsibilities on Saturday and Sunday as AM Café (8:30 am – 2 pm):

(If position is desired by employee and granted by supervisor/manager)
  • Sets-up service area for breakfast and lunch meals.
  • Operates POS cash register.
  • Serves employees and guests in the cafeteria line; greets patrons cheerfully and respectfully.
  • Practices proper portion control techniques.
  • Cleans tables and chairs in the cafeteria after breakfast and lunch meals; refills napkin holders and condiments as needed.
  • Maintains cafeteria service area in a clean, neat, and orderly fashion.
  • Sets up and takes down breakfast and lunch menu options including the salad bar.
  • Maintains adequate stocks of food items and beverages according to pre-established par levels.

Miscellaneous Responsibilities
  • Answers the department telephone calls, as needed.
  • Consistently uses AIDET communication skills with patients, guests and employees.
  • Ensures work area is kept in a clean, neat and orderly manner.
  • 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.
  • Contributes to overall Nutrition Services Department and ever growing services.
  • Assures that personal behavior complies with the hospital's Standards of Behavior at all times.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested by department manager or supervisor.


Qualifications

Work requires the ability to read, write, perform simple arithmetic and transmit simple orders to other employees.