Patient Nutrition Assistant

Swedishamerican Rockford , IL 61101

Posted 5 days ago

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Patient Nutrition Assistant

Join the REMARKABLE team at SwedishAmerican! As a division of UW Health, we offer patients local access to many world-class specialists right here in Rockford, Illinois and surrounding communities.

We are seeking a Patient Nutrition Assistant to:

  • Join our world-class team of doctors, nurses and other health care professionals in providing everything from preventive health care to highly specialized programs.

  • Provide quality care in a compassionate patient- and family- centered environment.

  • Deliver and collect patient trays, nourishments and snacks.

  • Distribute, collect and pre-correct of patient menus.

  • Act as a liaison between the patient, Food and Nutrition Services Department, and Nursing Services to ensure timely resolution of food service issues ensuring patient satisfaction.

Experience/Skills:

  • Must possess exceptional customer service skills and demonstrate an ability to effectively interact and communicate with all levels of staff and with the patients, visitors and members of the community.

  • Ability to respond to and resolve customer complaints.

  • Successful completion of annual job specific competencies and skill verification tools required.

Licenses and Certifications:

Serve Safe Food Handler certification required to be completed within 30 days of hire.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift up to 50 pounds maximum with frequent carrying, pushing/pulling and bending.

Pay:

SwedishAmerican offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Work experience that is relevant to the position will be taken into consideration when determining the starting base pay.

SwedishAmerican serving northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin communities--also a Magnet-designated facility-- is dedicated to delivering high quality healthcare and strategies to keep our patients and their families well. In fact, quality drives all that we do. In recent years, our commitment to quality and excellence has resulted in more national awards, for quality and preference than any other health system in northern Illinois.

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SwedishAmerican, A division of UW Health values and embraces diversity and is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.


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