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Nutrition Assistant

Primary Location Honolulu, Hawaii Worker Location Onsite Job Number 1267513 Date posted 06/07/2024
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Job Summary:

Ensures timely delivery of patient meals.  Checks patient meal trays for accuracy, quality and compliance with diet order.  Monitors and enforces employee compliance to established procedures, standards and timelines.  Maintains records and reports.  Assists with directing staff to ensure a smooth operation.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Expedites patient meal trays during Room Service (RS) line checking for accuracy, quality and compliance with diet order compliance and maintaining critical timing requirements.
  • Assists with quality assurance oversight of food quality during final tray assembly.  Ensures timely delivery of meals within established delivery times.
  • As required, inventories, orders, receives and inspects foods and food service supplies. Communicates quality issues with vendor, caterer and/or supervisor.
  • Prepares and processes bank deposits.  Balances monies, checks, and credit card charge drafts daily against cash jacket report and/or transaction reports.  Reconciles and resolves any discrepancies and reports to manager as appropriate.  Logs deposits for pick up.  Compiles data and information for monthly financial reports.
  • Orders bank deposit supplies for cashiering area. Orders and maintains change fund.
  • Assists with orienting and training new dietary employees.
  • Adjusts schedules based on daily operational needs.
  • Performs test tray evaluations with Registered Dietitians and management staff to assure patient safety and quality control improvement efforts.
  • Provide direct leadership and guidance of tray line and dish room personnel when food items and service ware needs arise on RS Line in absence of leadership.
  • Assists with monitoring and enforcing established procedures and standards for food production, food service, sanitation, safety and security to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Reports necessary equipment repair to maintenance or appropriate staff.
  • Serves as a resource to ensure smooth food service and diet office operations, including overall food service operations and serving appropriate foods for patients on special diets.  Resolves problems with patient meals or nourishments via patient visitation, consulting with nursing staff and/or follow up with dietitian.
  • Maintains effective written and verbal communication inter- and intra-departmentally.
  • Assists and conduct in-service education/training and staff competency assessments.
  • Assists and conduct in-service education/training and staff competency assessments.
  • Assists and conduct in-service education/training and staff competency assessments.In the absence of leadership, oversees Foodservice staff.  Monitors day to day operations and communicates with manager.
  • Acquires knowledge to maintain standards for food service and technical dietetic practice. Attends professional workshops, seminars and lectures to maintain professional registration/certification.
Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum one (1) year foodservice experience.

  • Bachelors degree in Dietetics or related field OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field OR Certified Dietary Manager.
License, Certification, Registration
  • ServSafe Food Handler Program Certificate
  • Basic Life Support from American Heart Association
Additional Requirements:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in oral communication, written communication, interpersonal relations, customer service and teamwork.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing, spreadsheets and database PC applications.
  • Effectively communicate with co-workers, customers, outside vendors, and on the telephone.
  • Reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English.
  • Orienting team members, giving and receiving instructions.
  • Mathematical ability to calculate weights and measures/volumes, attention to detail (e.g. organization, prioritization, proofing, accuracy), concentration, and alertness.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • One (1) year experience in an acute care hospital preferred.
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Registered Dietetic Technician (DTR) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) preferred.
Primary Location: Hawaii,Honolulu,Moanalua Ancillary Building Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40 Shift: Variable Workdays: Sun, Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat, Working Hours Start: 12:01 AM Working Hours End: 11:59 PM Job Schedule: Full-time Job Type: Standard Worker Location: Onsite Employee Status: Regular Employee Group/Union Affiliation: NUE-HI-02|NUE|Non Union Employee Job Level: Entry Level Department: Moanalua Medical Center - Nutritional Svcs-I/P - 1201 Pay Range: $52700 - $68090 / hour The ranges posted above reflect the location in the job posting. The salary range may vary if you reside in a different location or state than the location posted. Travel: No On-site: Work location is on-site (KP designated office, medical office building or hospital). Worker location must align with Kaiser Permanente's Authorized States policy. At Kaiser Permanente, equity, inclusion and diversity are inextricably linked to our mission, and we aim to make it a part of everything we do. We know that having a diverse and inclusive workforce makes Kaiser Permanente a better place to receive health care, a more supportive partner in our communities we serve, and a more fulfilling place to work. Working at Kaiser Permanente means that you agree to and abide by our commitment to equity and our expectation that we all work together to create an inclusive work environment focused on a sense of belonging and wellbeing.

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status. Submit Interest