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Diet Representative - Nutrition Services

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Job ID: 19346
Location: Springfield, OR
Work Type: Per Diem - Relief
Shift: Variable
Shift Length: 8 Hours
FTE: 0.00
Benefit Eligibility: Select benefits

Job Description

Description

Are you looking for fulfillment in your work? Do you have a passion for serving others, and healing through food in the healthcare industry? If so, our Patient Services-(Diet Representative)is the position for you. PeaceHealth is seeking a Patient Services- Diet Representative for a Full Time, Day position. Hourly compensation starts at $16.14, more depending on experience. 

Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 including 2 doses of a 2-dose series or 1 dose of a 1-dose series plus 14 days beyond the final dose prior to start date.

JOB SUMMARY

This position is responsible for working collaboratively with the manager/supervisor, patients, dietitians and nursing staff to ensure diet accuracy for daily assembly and review of patient menu.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Process all diet orders (including tube feeding) received from nursing services in preparation for production, including entry of charges. May coordinate all food production information for kitchen staff.
  • Approve patient food request based on diet order and food availability. Determine needs of between meal nourishment and orders as needed.
  • Distribute appropriate menus for patients to select from. Assist patient with menu selections as needed.
  • Use approved computer charting methods to communicate clarification of individual patient needs related to food and to ensure meal tray accuracy and prompt delivery.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

What You Bring

  •  Food Handlers Card 
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Two years of related experience preferred
  • Understanding of diet types and food textures.

Top reasons to work with Peace Health:

  • Competitive compensation, great benefit package including excellent health benefits
  • Career advancement opportunities within your first year!
  • Tuition reimbursement to support continuing education
  • Premium reduction program (may cover the cost of premiums for your entire household)
  • Peace Health welcomes LGBTQ+ and is committed to developing a diverse and inclusive work environment.


REGION/LOCATION SPECIFIC NOTES

Oregon West Network – Sacred Heart Medical Center:

  • Must have a current Food Handler’s card.
  • Diet Tech or Dietary Manager certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of hospital therapeutic diets.
  • Strong telephone customer service skills.

This position is represented by a collective bargaining agreement. There may be more than one opening on this posting.

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.

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