Bozeman Health FOOD AND NUTRITION ASSOCIATE in Bozeman, Montana
The Food and Nutrition Associate position contributes to the medical nutrition therapy care plan by performing a variety of food service assignments. This position is responsible for the proper execution of therapeutic diets, patient safety meal modification, patient satisfaction with food service, adhering to food safety and sanitation practices. Additional areas of responsibility may include cafeteria, catering, coffee shops and dish room as assigned to facility department wide services.
High School Diploma
LICENSURE and CERTIFICATION
On the job training provided.
Similar work experience or previous food service experience preferred.
KNOWLEDGE OF, SKILLS IN, ABILITY TO, COMPLEXITY AND DIFFICULY:
Personal computers, hardware, basic software programs including e-mail, word processing, and spreadsheets
Therapeutic Diets preferred
Food safety and santitation standards preferred
Oral and written communication skills
Basic computer knowledge
Cusomer service including intrapersonal skills
Refer to policy manual for specific instructions/guidelines. Follow established Policies and Procedures.
Adhere to the standards of the job description and overall philosophy of Bozeman Deaconess Hospital
Maintain flexibility to adapt to a variety of workload assignments.
Attend staff meetings and in-services
Physically and mentally capable of performing all duties of the position
Keep Coordinator/Assistant Manager apprised of situations directly affecting the patient food service operations.
Work independently with limited supervision.
COMPLEXITY AND DIFFICULTY:
30% Time Spent - Assists in the preparation of meals ensuring compliance to therapeutic diet orders, patient safety modifications and proper patient identification
30% Time Spent - Assembles, serves, delivers and retrieves patient meals. Records patients 'Intakes' including nutrient specific intakes accurately per established procedures.
20% Time Spent - Participates in dish room and cleaning procedures
15% Time Spent - Processes and delivers orders for nutrition services.