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Nutrition Assistant I

**Overview**

CommonSpirit Health was formed by the alignment of Catholic Health Initiatives (CHI) and Dignity Health. With more than 700 care sites across the U.S. from clinics and hospitals to home-based care and virtual care services CommonSpirit is accessible to nearly one out of every four U.S. residents. Our world needs compassion like never before. Our communities need caring and our families need protection. With our combined resources CommonSpirit is committed to building healthy communities advocating for those who are poor and vulnerable and innovating how and where healing can happen both inside our hospitals and out in the community.

**Responsibilities**

As our Nutrition Assistant you will directly interact with patients and visitors every day. You will personally ensure all dining areas are safely sanitized well-stocked and food is appropriately prepared. You understand most guests at our facility are dining with us for a reason and take great pride in giving them one less thing to worry about. You will participate in and support all aspects of healthcare food service operations. Working with facility staff to provide optimal nutritional care and demonstrate excellent customer service to patients guests and staff.

+ Follows healthcare food service industry standards regulations guidelines and procedures including monitoring and maintaining food temperatures during cooking holding and storage processes. Avoids cross contamination of foods and adheres to personal hygiene requirements. Maintains proper labeling of food products and ensures storage of food equipment and machinery per regulations and facility guidelines.

+ Prepares and serves food within guidelines of menu and dietary requirements using required kitchen utensils and equipment. Maintains knowledge of recipe ingredients to respond to food allergy questions or requests.

+ Follows organizational standards and guidelines for a high quality patient and customer experience. Ensures proper meal portioning and an aesthetically pleasing presentation.

+ May be responsible for one or more of the following: • Cashiering • Serving in the retail area • Assembling delivering and retrieving patient trays • Performing cold food prep • Performing utility assignments (e.g. dish washing washing pots & pans maintaining equipment) • Performing catering functions and or delivering/picking up catered food • Supporting inventory maintenance duties • Supports / performs all department tasks as needed including general cleaning of equipment and work areas (e.g. cleaning the tray line equipment coolers office area and emptying trash cans etc.)

**Qualifications**

+ High School Diploma/GED or equivalent combination of education and experience.

+ Current (within the past 12 months) ServSafe® Allergen and Food Handler Certifications. If not currently certified certification to be obtained within 30 days of hire.

**Pay Range**

$21.00 - $23.11 /hour

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.


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