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Nutrition Assistant, Full-Time 11am-7 pm or 6 am-2 pm

Company: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - West (West
Location: West Orange
Posted on: May 9, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - Select MedicalWest Orange, NJFull TimeNutrition AssistantWe are currently seeking a Full-Time, Nutrition Assistant for our acute care rehab hospital located in West Orange, NJ (ESSEX COUNTY).Come join our team! Full-Time, Days(This includes weekdays and weekends) Shift include; 6am - 2pm or 11am 7pmBenefits of becoming a Nutrition Assistant with us:8-hour shiftsFull-benefits package (Including medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance, short and long term disability, and tuition assistance)Working with a great dietary teamImpact on patient care and their quality of lifeFlexible schedulingAbility to grow and learn new skillsAdvancement opportunitiesGaining health-care experienceTeam-oriented cultureA network of over 50K employees nationwide with relocation opportunitiesResponsibilities:Position Summary:A Nutrition Assistant performs numerous duties related to patient menu systems. Responsible for patient food service contact, patient menu management, obtaining patient menu selections, data collection and communication of patient food service needs. Follows standard practices and complies with regulatory requirements.Demonstrate knowledge and proficiency of menu management system.Prepare, assemble, deliver and retrieve patient menus/ menu selections according to prescribed diets.Assist patients in completing menu selections compliant with prescribed diet.Offer alternative menu, as allowed on prescribed diet and in accordance with food allergies, food sensitivities, and cultural, ethnic, and religious preferences.Update and/or validate diet changes in the patient menu system with the most current diet order.Update and/or validate menu and nourishment labeling is compliant with most current diet order. Create, print and place menu labels as needed.Communicates patient care and food service issues to the department.Print and distribute reports, such as meal tallies, patient diet lists and nourishment lists.Follow HIPAA and Joint Commission guidelines in accordance with organizational and departmental policies.Perform clerical assignments in Food & Nutrition office including faxing, answering phones, filing, photocopying, etc.Maintains organization and efficiency of department office.Follows up with inquiries and requests in a timely and appropriate manner.Maintain proper levels of office and menu supplies.Attend in-services and other departmental related meetings.Assists tray line, food service aides or catering as needed.Performs other duties as requested.Qualifications:Minimum Qualifications:High school diploma or equivalent requiredPrevious office experience or equivalent requiredPreferred Experience:Working knowledge of therapeutic diets preferredAdditional Data:Overview of Select Medical Inpatient Rehabilitation HospitalsSelect Medical's Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospitals provide advanced treatment and comprehensive care to best address the medical, physical, emotional and vocational challenges for individuals with:Brain InjurySpinal Cord InjuryStrokeAmputationNeurological DisordersOrthopedic ConditionsMultiple Traumas**Select Medical is committed to having a workforce that reflects diversity at all levels and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment, and employees are treated during employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law.

Keywords: Kessler Institute for Rehabilitation - West (West , West Orange , Nutrition Assistant, Full-Time 11am-7 pm or 6 am-2 pm, Other , West Orange, New Jersey

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