Dignity Health Diet Assistant in STOCKTON, California

Overview

is a member of Dignity Health . The word "dignity" perfectly defines what our organization stands for, showing respect for all people by providing excellent care. St. Joseph's Medical Center, was founded in 1899 under the direction of the Dominican Sisters of San Rafael, is a not for profit, fully accredited, regional hospital with 395 beds, a physician staff of over 400, and more than 2,400 employees. Specializing in cardiovascular care, comprehensive cancer services and women and children's services including neonatal intensive care. St. Josephs is the largest hospital as well as the largest private employer in Stockton, California. Nationally recognized as a quality lead, St. Josephs is consistently chosen as the "most preferred hospital" by local consumers.

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Under general supervision and utilizing independent judgment, our Diet Assistant does limited modification of patient's menus and aids dietitians. Performs related clerical functions as required, including but not limited to processing computer orders, tallying, answering diet office phone and checking tray line. This position does not do direct patient care.

Qualifications

Minimum:

  • A.A degree with successful completion of a college level modified diets course - and/or - minimum of 1 year work equivalent experience in a hospital's nutrition department office.

  • Training in medical nutrition therapy, modified diets and food substitutions, nutritional and medical terminology and basic math

  • Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions in English

  • Computer literacy

  • Experience with Windows-based computer systems

  • Average typing skill

  • Excellent communication and observation skills

Preferred:

  • Degree emphasis on nutrition preferred

  • Experience with Electronic Medical Record system.

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Job ID 2018-59875

Employment Type Per Diem

Department Nutrition Services

Hours / Pay Period .01

Facility St Josephs Medical Center

Shift Varied

Location STOCKTON

State/Province CA

Standard Hours As defined by the CBA and business needs.

Work Schedule 8 Hour