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Food & Nutrition Aide

Company: UnityPoint Health
Location: West Des Moines
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Overview Part time openings! Evenings 4pm-8pm with every other weekend rotation (11:30am-8pm on weekends) 20 hrs/wk - part time benefit eligible Performs routine dietary services to patient care areas according to established quality standards. Consistently utilizes a holistic approach considering physical, psychological, social, spiritual, educational, safety, and related criteria appropriate to age of the patients served in the assigned area. Serves, and stores food according to specified menu and dietary procedures. Performs proper cleaning and sanitation of foodservice equipment, and work area. Successful performance of this work will result in safe food to patients and guests of UPH-DM. Provides exemplary customer service skills. Must be able to deliver, set up and serve food to patients, visitors and staff on a limited time schedule. Perform specified cash handling duties. Click below to learn more about our Food and Nutrition openings - Why UnityPoint Health? * Commitment to our Team - We've been named a Top 150 Place to Work in Healthcare 2022 by Becker's Healthcare for our commitment to our team members.
* Culture - At UnityPoint Health, you Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
* Benefits - Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you're in.
* Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment - We're committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
* Development - We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
* Community Involvement - Be an essential part of our core purpose-to improve the health of the people and communities we serve. Visit us at /careers to hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work. Responsibilities Communicates effectively with patients, guests, and hospital personnel. Explains Room Service Program to patients and families. Assists in meeting patients' dietary needs by preparing them for each meal to include assisting with menus, passing and collection of meal trays, explanation of diets, distributing water and nourishments and responding to patients' requests, charting patient food, beverage and water intakes. Assist patients with opening containers and utensils on the tray and adjust tray stands. Demonstrates the knowledge that patient and workplace safety is a priority by preventing errors, accidents and infections and reporting potential or actual concerns immediately. Follows daily and weekly cleaning assignments and checks out with the supervisor prior to badging out. Cleans and maintains the kitchen pantries. Works as a team player and portrays a "can do" motivated attitude. Qualifications Education: High School Diploma or GED, or currently enrolled in high school. Experience: Previous food service experience or class preparation preferred. Must be at least 16 yrs old. * Area of Interest: Food Services and Nutrition;
* FTE/Hours per pay period: 0.5;
* Department: Food Service-Kitchen- West;
* Shift: Part time evenings 4pm-8pm with every other weekend rotation ; 20 hrs/wk;
* Job ID: 126127;

Keywords: UnityPoint Health, West Des Moines , Food & Nutrition Aide, Other , West Des Moines, Iowa

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