Providence Health & Services Personal Nutrition Attendant in Tarzana, California
Providence is calling a per diem, day shift Personal Nutrition Attendant to Providence Tarzana Medical Center in Tarzana, CA.
We are seeking a Personal Nutrition Attendant who will be reporting to the Food Production Manager and perform diversified duties in kitchen, tray line, and room service following standard practices and complying with regulatory requirements.
In this position you will:
Promote patient, physician, customer and employee satisfaction by personal example, treating all contacts with respect
Support and participate in activities that foster customer service
Communicate and follow the organizational chain of command for notification of patient care/service issues, when appropriate
Maintain required applicable licensure, certification and education
Attend and successfully complete general and department orientation, in-service programs and the annual key competencies and mandatory update requirements
Participate actively in department staff meetings
Demonstrate effective verbal and written communications
Communicate effectively in a clear, concise, understandable manner. Applicable for the populations: Pediatric, Adult, and Geriatric
Provide individualized care as required, taking into consideration specific needs of the adult, geriatric, and pediatric patients
Examine diet records received and record information in diet office records
Consult with patient, dietitian, and dietary personnel as needed concerning patient diets
Compile dietetic information for use by kitchen personnel in food preparation
Prepare individual diet slips for meal trays and tally portions and kinds of food for each type of diet; processes new diets and changes
Record percentage of food consumed by patients on calorie counts
Stock floor refrigerators in patient care areas according to established stocking guidelines
Interact with patients on a continuous basis ensuring patient satisfaction with food quality/appearance, taste, and temperature
Checks trays on tray line for accuracy, temperature, and appearance.
Deliver trays to the patient floors after the diet clerk or diet technician has checked the trays for accuracy according to the patient diet order
Participates on tray line as needed
Label, date, and cover all food items. Rotate foods using first-in first-out rule
Use time wisely during assigned shift through careful coordination of daily tasks; reduce interruptions in order to complete priority tasks
Participate in flexing work schedules to ensure effective and efficient use of staff while maintaining quality of work
Maintain department records, reports, and files as required
Demonstrate willingness & ability to float to areas within their scope of practice as necessary
Required qualifications for this position include :
Education to meet certification, license or registration equipment
Current LA City Fire Card within 30 days of hire
Excellent Customer Service Skills
Preferred qualifications for this position include:
- One year of institutional experience
About the hospital you will serve.
Providence Tarzana Medical Center is a 245-bed not-for-profit medical center that serves the San Fernando Valley, offering high quality specialty services, including: heart and vascular care, orthopedics, oncology and senior services. Recognizing the special health care needs of women and children, our Women’s Pavilion & Resource Center provides women’s health and maternity care in once central location. The hospital specializes in pediatrics and has one of the largest neonatal intensive care units in the San Fernando Valley. Providence Tarzana has a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology with a personal touch. Providence Health & Services cares about the people and the lives that we touch each and every day. We are continually driven by the caring tradition of our heritage – the foundation of our Mission and core-values – to embrace respect, compassion, justice, excellence and stewardship. With a rich past reaching back more than 65 years in Southern California, and 150 years in total, Providence Health & Services today celebrates unprecedented growth, recognition for top quality health care, a vibrant employee culture where new ideas are encouraged and a drive to help the underprivileged - all with an eye toward the future.
We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details
As expressions of God’s healing love, witnessed through the ministry of Jesus, we are steadfast in serving all, especially those who are poor and vulnerable.
Providence Health & Services is a not-for-profit Catholic network of hospitals, care centers, health plans, physicians, clinics, home health care and services guided by a Mission of caring the Sisters of Providence began over 160 years ago. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.
Schedule: On Call
Job Category: Diet/Nutrition Aide
Req ID: 242912