Nutrition Services Aide - Allentown - Full Time **$600 Sign on Bonus**
Company: St. Luke's University Health Network
Posted on: November 22, 2021
St. Luke's is proud of the skills, experience and compassion of
its employees. The employees of St. Luke's are our most valuable
asset! Individually and together, our employees are dedicated to
satisfying the mission of our organization which is an unwavering
commitment to excellence as we care for the sick and injured;
educate physicians, nurses and other health care providers; and
improve access to care in the communities we serve, regardless of a
patient's ability to pay for health care.Provides patients,
visitors, and co-workers with outstanding customer service.
Management of patient's menus, accurate special diets,
supplementary feedings and required between meal feedings. Seeks to
obtain 100% patient selected menus. Promotes meal assistance to all
patients on a daily basis; including meal selection, service, and
retrieval. Delivers late trays, floor stock, nourishments, snacks,
and supplements. Also is responsible for stocking the kitchens,
picking up patient menus, and recording calorie counts and I & O's.
Transports food carts as needed.JOB DUTIES AND
- Visiting and assisting patients with menu selections and
providing brief simplified information on diet restrictions on
- Checking patient tray service for accuracy during scheduled
- Deliver food trays within established time frames and at
- Deliver all food and beverages to patients who are permitted to
eat. - Canned supplements may stay in a patient's room. -
Perishable snacks must be labeled and dated and placed in pantry
- Assists patient with getting food ready to eat, including
opening containers, getting items from the pantry, and ensures that
all necessary items are present on the tray. Uses floor stock and
safe items from undelivered trays to meet patient requests.
- Collect any dirty trays from pantries. Place on cart for
transport back to kitchen.
- Before collecting trays check with nurse to make sure that I &
O's were completed. Records I & O's and calorie counts when
necessary to maintain work flow.
- Answers questions regarding food items on the menus & guest
policies. Learns each individual patient/customer needs and does
the best job of satisfying those needs in a friendly, competent
- Transports meal trays in food truck to specified patient area
and distributes trays to patient, checking two patient identifiers
(name and date of birth).
- Refer patients with complex food and nutrition problems as well
as low PO intake to the manager or dietitian.
- Delivers any late trays, H.S. snacks, night feedings, or other
food or related paperwork that needs to be disturbed to patient
- Performs all dish room responsibilities including loading,
unloading and putting away all clean items in the appropriate
- Performs assorted kitchen duties including sanitation, set-up,
and completing temperature logs.
- Must maintain a pleasant and courteous disposition at all times
while working at a rapid pace focusing on the patient and the task
at hand while staying within the time constraints.
- Shares information & collaborates with fellow team members to
ensure patients & other customers' needs are met. Participates in
pro-active communication and problem solving, to enable high
performance of the team. PHYSICAL AND SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: -
Walking for up to 7 - hours per day, 3 hours at a time.
Continuously uses hands, upper and lower back and legs, handling,
twisting/turning. Examples would be carrying trays, pulling and
pushing trucks and carts, etc. Frequently uses firm grasping. Uses
upper extremities for continuously lifting (up to 30 lbs.) carrying
(up to 10 lbs.) and frequently push and pull (76 to 150 lbs.). When
performing essential functions, employee must have the ability to
frequently stoop/bend and occasionally squat. Employee should be
able to hear normal conversation and have general vision, far
vision, peripheral vision and depth perception. EDUCATION: High
school graduate or equivalent. Customer service experience
preferred. TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: On the job.Please complete your
application using your full legal name and -current home address.
-Be sure to -include -employment history for -the past seven (7)
years, including your present employer. - Additionally, you are
-encouraged to upload a current resume, including all work history,
education, and/or certifications and -licenses, if applicable. -It
is highly recommended that you create a profile at the conclusion
of submitting your first application. -Thank you for your interest
in St. Luke's!!
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