Nutrition Office Assistant

Umass Memorial Health Care Worcester , MA 01601

Posted 3 weeks ago" />At UMass Memorial Health Care, Everyone is a Caregiver regardless of title. Exceptional patient care, academic excellence and leading-edge research make UMass Memorial the premier health care system of Central and Western Massachusetts, and a place where we can help you build the career you deserve.

We are more than 14,000 employees, working together as one health care system. And everyone, in their own unique way, plays an important part, everyday.Requisition #: 195089

Title: Nutrition Office Assistant

Department: Food Service Kitchen

Grade: ADM4

Posting Date: Sept 25, 2019

Shift: Mixed

Status: Non-Exempt

Union: Non-Union

Hours: As Needed

Shift Length: 8 hours

Location: UMass Memorial Medical Center Memorial Campus

Position Summary:

Corrects menus for modified diets and checks tray line to ensure accuracy and good appearance. Utilizes computerbased menu planning system.

Communicates with staff in patient areas to review/revise patient menus. Prepares pediatric and adult enteral formula.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Checks prepared food and try line to ensure therapeutically accurate trays and good appearance of patient meals. Reports any discrepancies to supervisor or other appropriate management or staff.

  • Utilizes computer or computer reports to check for the accuracy and appropriateness of information.

  • Learns to correct menus for all modified diets including those with complex and multiple diet restrictions. Utilizes diet manual for reference and adheres to established guidelines for menu correction.

  • Serves as liaison between patients and patient care areas and Nutrition and Food Service staff. Completes Patent Satisfaction Surveys and assists patients with menu selections following standard procedure.

  • Communicates with appropriate staff via phone to obtain, verify, or revise patient menu information. Maintains phone logs to record requests for service and followsup to ensure service is provided.

Position Qualifications:



Equivalent to high school education.



Three to four months of related experience preferred to be familiar with basic nutrition and food service operations, functions, and procedures. The ability to read menus, write, and utilize basic mathematics and carry out standard verbal and written instructions and procedures. The ability to utilize personal computers or data terminals to record, verify, and retrieve standard information.

Standards of Respect:" />We're striving to make respect a part of everything we do at UMass Memorial for our patients and for each other. We're expecting that our new caregivers practice our six Standards of Respect: Acknowledge, Listen, Communicate, Be Responsive, Be a Team Player, and Be Kind, to help us make respect a part of how we take care of business everyday.

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Nutrition Office Assistant

Umass Memorial Health Care