Community Health Systems 478-051 Dietary Aide II - Per Diem - Days w/ Rotation in Tucson, Arizona


Summary: Responsible for patient meal service on assigned units, e.g., menu selections, tray assembly, tray delivery and pick up, special requests and needs, in-between meal food delivery. Communicates and addresses patient food issues/concerns and needs to Food & Nutrition Services. Interacts with Nursing in regards to patient nutrition needs or requirements as well as unit food service needs. Assists Dietitian with monitoring duration of diet orders (i.e., NPO, and clear liquid diets). Reacts accurately and effectively to all changes to ensure efficient timing of services, accuracy of physician s ordered modified diets. Is familiar with dietary restrictions on special, modified diets to ensure optimal food preferences are met within guidelines of diet order limitations. Responsible for quality service reflected in internal or external patient satisfaction survey results on assigned units.


Education: High School or GED preferred.

Experience: Knowledge of food and nutrition, familiarity with medical terms related to nutrition. Customer service experience. Experience in a healthcare environment preferred.

Skills: Strong verbal communication, reading, and writing ability. Ability to follow written and oral instructions, follow established procedures, and complete simple computations. Provide good customer service to patients, nursing staff, and co-workers. Ability to individually manage timelines.

Job: Nutritional Services - Food

Organization: Northwest Medical Center Tucson

Location: AZ-Tucson

Requisition ID: 1742353