Nutrition Assistant - Full Time, Variable

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Clinical Care
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Southern California Region
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15237 Requisition #
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Adventist Health is more than an award-winning health system. We provide whole-person care to our communities and champion the greater good - from the operating room to the boardroom, we are driven by our unique passion to live God's love through health, wholeness and hope. From Oregon to Oahu, we have a calling to always do more. Now is your chance to apply your passion to our mission.

 

More than fifty years ago, a country doctor and a group of forward-thinking residents had a vision for their small towns of Simi and Santa Susana: They would create a special place of healing in the picturesque valley they called home. Today, that place is Adventist Health Simi Valley: Offering a wide range of patient care services such as the Nancy Reagan Breast Center for digital mammography, Emergency Care and Women's and Children's Services and so much more—AHSV is proud to be part of the Adventist Health Southern California Region.

We're looking for someone to join our team as a Nutrition Assistant who:

Provides clinical dietetic services by ensuring the diet ordered by physician is received by the patient. Assists in clerical duties for Nutrition Services department.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Distributes and collects selected menus from patients timely and completely. Assists patient with menu selection as needed. Evaluates all food items served to patients for quality and temperature. Follows all sanitation guidelines regarding food handling including the use of hairnet and hand washing.
  • Considers age related factors when dealing with patient/guest. Prepares meals under the supervision of a dietary manager or cook. Prepares required reports and monitors food to ensure high quality. Delivers dishes and trays at designated times and roomsCleans food stations and wash dishes, cooking vessels and silverware. Discards leftovers and take out garbage. Stocks ingredients and monitor inventory. Assists in keeping track of expenses and menu planning. Helps maintain kitchen equipment and appliances.
  • Monitors and assists in the diet office and kitchen procedures to ensure patient needs are being met, including provision of nourishments and menu selection. Maintains and stocks patient snack cart and distributes to patients per diet orders.
  • Maintains high quality, safe food as specified by Nutritional Food Services and all basic food handling guidelines as specified by Local, State, and Federal agencies.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

 

You'll be successful with the following qualifications:

 

Education: 

  • High School Education/GED or equivalent: Preferred
  • Associate's/Technical Degree or equivalent combination of education/related experience: Preferred

 

Work Experience: 

  • Technical experience: Preferred

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