Franciscan Health Nutrition Associate in Michigan City, Indiana
Food and Nutrition Services
Franciscan Health3500 North Franciscan Way Michigan City, IN 46360
PRN (As Needed)
High School Diploma/GED Preferred
WHAT WE NEED
Food service professionals
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Food service in a hospital involves more than just preparing healthy food in a clean environment. It involves delivering the right food trays to the right patients as prescribed by their doctors. Our food service professionals take pride in maintaining a clean food line and accurately preparing and serving patient meals.
Are you good at documenting orders? Can you monitor quality control to make sure no mistakes are made in food prep and serving? Are you clean and professional with your food preparation? Your skills are needed in our kitchen.
WHAT YOU WILL DO
Assist with ordering, preparation, delivery of meals, nourishments, snacks, and supplies to patients, nursing units, and kitchen.
Check menus and trays for accuracy.
Document food allergies, special needs, and likes and dislikes into patient cardex.Tube-Feeding Products Gathers, labels, and delivers tube-feeding products and nourishments to nursing units as ordered.
Interact with patients and obtain meal selections appropriate for their therapeutic diet.
Participate in performance improvement and quality control initiatives.
Communicate with nursing staff and clinical dietitians regarding patient nutrition care requirements such as diet education, and poor or insufficient nourishment.
Understand diet order restrictions and offer appropriate choices to patients.
Verify patient information prior to delivering trays.
WHAT IT TAKES TO SUCCEED
Healthcare experience, food service experience or diet office experience.
Basic math skills, such as adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing.
Adapt and respond quickly to changing priorities.
Customer service skills.
Follow directions as communicated in a variety of ways.
Work independently with minimal supervision.
Develop effective relationships with patients, hospital departments, and other external parties.
Learn and understand therapeutic diets.
Effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
0-1 Years Experience
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
It is the policy of Franciscan Alliance to provide equal employment to its employees and qualified applicants for employment as otherwise required by an applicable local, state or Federal law.
Franciscan Alliance reserves a Right of Conscience objection in the event local, state or Federal ordinances that violate its values and the free exercise of its religious rights.
Franciscan Alliance is committed to equal employment opportunity.
Michigan City, IN, US, 46360
PRN (As Needed)
employmentType: PRN (As Needed)
3500 North Franciscan Way