Dietetic Assistant - Per Diem

UNC Health Care Systems Chapel Hill , NC 27516

Posted 4 weeks ago

Location: UNC Medical Center, Chapel Hill

Scheduled Work Hours: Multiple Shifts and Hours Needed

Job Summary:

Per Diem Dietetic Assistants are needed to cover Multiple Shifts and Hours including Weekend requirements, to perform support activities to our Nutrition and Food Services Department to ensure that patients receive accurate, efficient and satisfactory delivery of adequate nutrition. Typical assignments include patient tray line (meal assembly), cold food production.

In addition, the Dietetic Assistant will work as a team to deliver high quality food and service to patients and customers. Will be a direct liaison to appropriate department areas in regards to patient satisfaction. Also assists higher-level personnel in preparing and maintaining a clean work area and adherence to sanitary standards and completion of assignments.

Description of Job Responsibilities:

1.Assists with food preparation in any of the following areas bake shop, salad unit, vegetable prep, cook's unit, bulk and between meal nourishments. Assists with tray preparation during meal service hours.
2.Carries items from storeroom to kitchen and transfers food to appropriate areas.
3.Communicates with patients regarding their diets as requested by a Dietetic Technician or Clinical Dietitian. Takes patients food preferences.
4.Assists patients in completing their individual menus.
5.Delivers food trays and nourishments to patients. Records snack information in computerized system. Assists with early and late food tray deliveries in a timely manner. Assists with dirty food tray removal from patient rooms.
6.Enters menu, snack, room and related information into computerized system updates production tallies. Prints meal tickets.
7.Maintains compliance with JCAHO, State Health Department, and OSHA regarding on-going required job training and health standards. Uses proper protocol to prevent contamination.
8.Performs quality assurance activities such as monitoring Satisfaction Surveys.

High School diploma or GED or the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos, and the ability to write simple correspondence. One (1) year of experience with food service or customer service experience OR hospital clinical dietetics.

If a Bachelor's degree, no experience is required.

If an Associate's degree, six (6) months of experience with food service or customer service experience OR hospital clinical dietetics.



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