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DIETETIC ASSISTANT - NFS

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Job Description

Location: UNC Medical Center 
Scheduled Work Hours: Multiple Shifts and Hours Needed

Job Summary:

This position works to ensure that patients receive accurate, efficient and satisfactory delivery of adequate nutrition. Will be a direct liaison to appropriate department areas in regards to patient satisfaction. This position also assists higher-level personnel in preparing and maintaining a clean work area Work is reviewed for adherence to sanitary standards and completion of assignments. 

Description of Job Responsibilities:

1. Assists with food preparation in any of the following areas bake shop, salad unit, vegetable prep, cook's unit, bulk and between meal nourishments. Assists with tray preparation during meal service hours. 

2. Carries items from storeroom to kitchen and transfers food to appropriate areas. 

3. Communicates with patients regarding their diets as requested by a Dietetic Technician or Clinical Dietitian. Takes patients food preferences or records calorie count information. 

4. Delivers and picks up menus for patients receiving modified and regular diets. Assists patients in completing their individual menus. 

5. Delivers food trays and nourishments to patients. Records snack information in computerized system. Assists with early and late food tray deliveries in a timely manner. Assists with dirty food tray removal from nursing units. 

6. Enters menu, snack, room and related information into computerized system updates production tallies. Prints meal tickets. 

7. Maintains compliance with JCAHO, State Health Department, and OSHA regarding on-going required job training and health standards. Uses proper protocol to prevent contamination. 

8. Performs quality assurance activities such as monitoring Satisfaction 

Qualifications

High School diploma or GED or the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence and memos, and the ability to write simple correspondence. One (1) year of experience with food service or customer service experience OR hospital clinical dietetics.

 

If a Bachelor's degree, no experience is required.

 

If an Associate's degree, six (6) months of experience with food service or customer service experience OR hospital clinical dietetics.

Primary Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States

Department: U-51080-NFS PATIENT SERVICES

Shift: Variable

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