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Diet Representative Lead - Kitchen PHSW Medical Center

Benefits Eligibility (Employment Type):  Select benefits (0-19 hours per week)
Shift Type:  Day
Shift Length:  10 Hours
Primary Location (City):  Vancouver
State:  WA

PeaceHealth is seeking a Diet Representative Lead - Kitchen PHSW Medical Center for a per diem, Day shift position. 

Req ID: 176462 

 

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for coordinating the day-to-day functions for assigned area.  Assists with ensuring that departmental goals are achieved, timelines met and service excellence provided in all aspects of work. Subject matter expert.

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assign work; plan and manage priorities, provide technical assistance, oversee staff schedules, monitor quality of work, monitor team projects, mentor staff, provide constructive feedback, oversee staff training, ensure quality improvement, provide leadership feedback on staff performance, and assist with goal setting for the team.

 

  1. Process all diet orders (including tube feeding) received from nursing services in preparation for production, including entry of charges.  May coordinate all food production information for kitchen staff.

 

  1. Approve patient food request based on diet order and food availability.  Determine needs of between meal nourishment and orders as needed. 

 

  1. Distribute appropriate menus for patients to select from. Assist patient with menu selections as needed.

 

 

  1. Use approved computer charting methods to communicate clarification of individual patient needs related to food and to ensure meal tray accuracy and prompt delivery.

 

  1. Performs other duties as assigned.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred. 
  • Advanced education with emphasis on nutrition preferred.

 

EXPERIENCE/TRAINING:

  • Minimum of 1 year experience in Diet Representative role or related experience is required.
  • Understanding of diet types and food textures is required.

 

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION:

  • May require Food Handlers Card.
  • May require BLS (Basic Life Support) certification.

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES: (REQUIRED):

  • Ability to multi-task
  • Must be able to read, write and communicate effectively in English.
  • Proficient computer/keyboarding skills
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Proficient in mathematics

 

 

PHSW -  PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE REQUIREMENTS

  • Work may require moderate physical exertion more than 65% of the time.           
  • Ability to lift objects weighing 75 lbs. or less.      
  • Work requires frequent exposure to skin or lung irritants; extreme cold or heat; sharp instruments such as kitchen knives, scalpels, etc.; or dangerous equipment  
  • Job duties occasionally require the ability to concentrate and pay close attention to detail (less than 34% of work time).        
  • May be required to operate motor vehicle on urban roadways up to 25% of each day

 

There may be more than one opening on this posting.

 

Please apply online to be considered. For full consideration of your skills and abilities, please attach a current resume with your application.

 

About PeaceHealth

 

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Wash., is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of its founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission.

 

We offer competitive compensation, a robust benefits package and a collaborative, Mission-driven work environment! To learn more about working at PeaceHealth and the Vancouver community please visit our homepage: www.peacehealth.org/careers.

 

Get a feeling for the Spirit of PeaceHealth through this three-minute video, and visit us on Facebook or LinkedIn!

 

Questions? Review our Employment FAQ or email Recruitment@peacehealth.org. Please note this email does not accept resumes or applications.

 

Location: Vancouver, Southwest Medical Center (150)
Job Category:  Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support 
Shift:  Day
Shift Length: 10 Hours
FTE: 0.0
Work Type:  Per Diem/Relief
Hourly compensation starts at: $16.92, more depending on experience
Required Certifications/Licensure: Food Handlers Card - Washington

 

PeaceHealth is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all qualified job applicants and employees without regard to the following statuses: protected veteran; qualified individual with a disability; race; ethnicity; religion; gender; pregnancy; gender identity; national origin; age; genetic information; sexual orientation; or any other protected status in accordance with local, state, or federal laws.

 

The above information is intended to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of caregivers assigned to this job.

 

Posting Notes: Vancouver || Allied, Ancillary & Clinical Support ||Food & Nutrition Services || Per Diem/Relief || CLINICAL SUPP SVCS


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