Sanford Health Senior Room Service Assistant - Nutrition Food Services in Sioux Falls, South Dakota

Job Title: Senior Room Service Assistant | Nutrition Food Services | Sioux Falls

City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Department : Nutrition

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Hours Per Shift: 10 hr

JOB SUMMARY

Perform nutrition care support within parameters set forth by Food Services. Conducts nutritional screenings of hospitalized patients. Other duties include monitoring the order entry system for diet changes, answering and responding to phone calls related to nutrition services and visiting and assisting patients with meal selection.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

This position conducts nutritional screenings of hospitalized patients for Registered Dietitians. Other duties include: monitoring the order entry system for diet changes, answering and responding to phone calls related to nutrition services and visiting and assisting patients with meal selections, especially in the critical care settings and dysphagia diet orders. Also helps review allergies, missed meal and snack reports. This position works closely with the Registered Dietitians and Nutrition Food Service call center staff.

Must have quality customer service skills and be expected to role model them continuously. Ability to work with patients of all ages as required. Listening skills to effectively communicate with patients, employees and co-workers. Ability to establish effective working relationships with co-workers. Will need Performance Improvement knowledge and skill. Ability to recognize and provide for ethnic, cultural and religious needs. Knowledge of nutrition and special diets.

Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) preferred or will need to obtain CDM within 3 years of hire.

QUALIFICATIONS

Hospital or Long Term Care patient experience preferred.

About Sanford Health:

At Sanford Health, we are dedicated to the work of health and healing. Every day, we show that commitment by delivering the highest quality of care to the communities we serve. We are leaders in health care and strive to provide patients across the region with convenient access to expert medical care, leading-edge technologies and world-class facilities.

In addition to strong clinical care, we are also committed to research, education and community growth. We engage in medical research to not only discover innovative ways to provide care, but also cures for common diseases. We continuously seek new ways to achieve our vision of improving the human condition here in your community, across the region and around the world.

The entire team at Sanford Health recognizes the value of healthy families and communities. We continue to gain momentum and expand our reach. Together, we can make a positive difference now, and in the future.

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City: Sioux Falls

State: South Dakota

Job Function: Operations

Job Schedule: Full Time

Shift: Days

Req Number: req7800