Dietary Aide- L19-63

LISTOWEL WINGHAM HOSPITALS ALLIANCE - Listowel, ON (30+ days ago)

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POSITION POSTING # L19-63

POSITION: Dietary Aide

UNIT: Nutrition and Food Services

STATUS: Temporary Part-Time

START DATE: February 3, 2020 – March 10, 2021

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Dietary Aide is responsible for the service of meals, including therapeutic diets, special patient orders and hospitality/retail items. The Dietary Aide communicates with patients concerning food preferences from the semi-selective menu at the point of service and maintains open communication with the NFS team, Manager of NFS and/or Clinical Dietitian as appropriate. The Dietary Aide is also responsible for nourishments and snacks consistent with therapeutic diets and patient orders, and where no specific orders exist, common nourishments will be provided in patient kitchenettes. The Dietary Aide is expected to maintain a safe, clean and presentable work area in order to prevent cross-contamination and to maintain general safety in the NFS department.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Grade 12 Secondary School Diploma
  • Certificate in Safe Food Handling
  • 0 - 3 months previous related experience; healthcare foodservice experience preferred with a working knowledge of therapeutic diets.

EFFORT:

  • Moderate Physical effort
  • Average degree of mental effort and analysis

POSITION-SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS:

  • Compile forecast sheets and prepares snacks, desserts using the therapeutic diet census system
  • Review patient diet sheets, set up tray labels and take the burlodge carts to the patient units. Enter diet changes onto the Kardex as known
  • Prepare for catering, vending, and cafeteria service as appropriate
  • Check and monitor food temperatures and time in order Monitor best before dates; dispose when appropriate; rotate by first in first out
  • Exhibit customer service skills

HOURS OF WORK: Must be available to work days (6:30am–2:30pm) and evening shifts (11:00am– 7:00pm, 2:30–7:00pm) and weekends as required

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Experience:

  • dietary: 1 year (Preferred)