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Diet Representative - Kitchen

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Job ID: 87442
Location: Vancouver, WA
Work Type: Part Time
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 0.75
Benefit Eligibility: Part-time benefits

Job Description

Description

PeaceHealth is seeking a Diet Representative - Patient Services for a Part Time, 0.75 FTE, Variable position. The salary range for this job opening at PeaceHealth is $18.76 – $28.14. The hiring rate is dependent upon several factors, including but not limited to education, training, work experience, terms of any applicable collective bargaining agreement, seniority, etc.

Job Summary

This position is responsible for providing high quality meal service to patients in a safe & timely manner.

Essential Functions

  • Work collaboratively with department caregivers and leadership as well as patients, Clinical Dietitian, and nursing services.
  • Ensure that food and meal items provided by the kitchen meet patient prescribed diet orders, food allergies/intolerances, and/or special dietary instructions or restrictions.
  • Assist patients with menu selections in accordance with relevant dietary restrictions.
  • Process all orders in approved diet software
  • Approve special patient food requests based on diet order and standard work.
  • Provide appropriate menus for patients to select from.
  • May ensure patient pantries are stocked & inventory is charged.
  • May review meal trays for accuracy & correct as needed
  • Train new caregivers as needed
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education

  • High School Diploma Required or GED

Experience

  • Preferred: Previous food service experience

Credentials

  • Required: Food Handlers Card - Washington

Skills

  • Ability to multi-task (Required)
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English. (Required)
  • Proficient computer/keyboarding skills (Required)
  • Ability to work well with others (Required)
  • Strong customer service skills (Required)
  • Proficient in mathematics (Required)

Working Conditions

Lifting

  • Cooks: Continuous moving around area. Lifting: Frequent up to 22 lbs. Occasional up to 50 lbs. Occasional carrying up to 20 lbs. Frequent reaching/ bending/ stooping/ grasping. Occasional squatting/kneeling. Frequent pushing/pulling 14 lbs. sustained force with frequent stop/start. Occasional repetitive push/pull (scrubbing grill/oven).
  • Diet Rep/Aide: Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Consistently operates computer and other office equipment.
  • Food service asst.: Continuous moving around area. Lifting: Frequent up to 12 lbs. Occasional up to 44 lbs. Occasional carrying up to 25 lbs. Frequent reaching/ bending/ stooping, grasping. Occasional squatting/kneeling. Frequent pushing/pulling 30 lbs. sustained force with frequent stop/start.
  • Stores Coord Asst: Continuous moving around area. Lifting: Frequent up to 50 lbs. Occasional up to 35 lbs. Frequent reaching/ bending/ stooping/ grasping. Occasional squatting/kneeling .

Environmental Conditions

  • Must be able to complete tasks in a noisy environment.
  • Working near/around heated surfaces (oven).
  • Working near/around water/liquid.

Mental/Visual

  • Vision and hearing required within normal limits (glasses, contacts, hearing aids permitted).
  • Ability to communicate and exchange accurate information.

PeaceHealth is committed to the overall wellbeing of our caregivers: physical, emotional, financial, social, and spiritual. We offer caregivers a competitive and comprehensive total rewards package. Some of the many benefits included in this package are full medical/dental/vision coverage; 403b retirement plan employer base and matching contributions; paid time off; employer-paid life and disability insurance with additional buyup coverage options; tuition and continuing education reimbursement; wellness benefits, and expanded EAP and mental health program.

See how PeaceHealth is committed to Inclusivity, Respect for Diversity and Cultural Humility.

For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application. EEO Affirmative Action Employer/Vets/Disabled in accordance with applicable local, state or federal laws.

PeaceHealth requires a completed Primary Vaccine Series (e.g., 2 dose monovalent Pfizer, Moderna or Novavax series or 1 dose J&J vaccine series) or be Up to Date (receiving the most recent Pfizer/Moderna bivalent vaccine/booster) for COVID-19 vaccination prior to their start date. PeaceHealth has a medical and religious exemption request process for those that are unable to receive the COVID-19 primary vaccine series due to medical/religious reasons. For caregivers that will be working in Oregon there is a personal vaccine exemption form that may be requested.

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