Diet Tech - Part Time
Additional Information About the Role
- Part Time (12 hours per week)
- Rotating Weekends and Holidays
Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University Medical Center is the largest hospital in Missouri and is ranked as one of the nation's top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. Barnes-Jewish Hospital's staff is composed of full-time academic faculty and community physicians of Washington University School of Medicine, supported by a house staff of residents, interns, fellows and other medical professionals. Recognizing its excellence in nursing care, Barnes-Jewish Hospital was the first adult hospital in Missouri to be certified as a Magnet Hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
The Department of Food and Nutrition at Barnes-Jewish Hospital consists of Patient, Retail and Catering Service areas on both the North and South Campus.� This includes patient meal and Clinical Nutrition Services, Queeny Tower Restaurant, three Cafeterias and three Coffee Bars.� It is the role of the department to serve the needs of patients, visitors and employees with excellent customer service.� Our qualified staff services the patients' nutritional needs during their hospital stay according to specified guidelines to improve their clinical status and assist in the healing process.� Opportunities are available for all skill levels from entry-level positions to licensed and/or certified management positions.
Ensures that the patients receive the correct diet as ordered by the physician and works with patients/families to help achieve optimal nutritional intake and overall customer satisfaction. Serves as a primary customer service representative from the Nutrition and Food Services to patients, families and staff.
ResponsibilitiesAssists department management in coordinating and achieving department goals.Assesses, gathers and documents dietary needs.Reviews patient menus and tray tickets before tray assembly.Accommodates and has knowledge of special dietary requests.Communicates patient diets, delivery of meals and special requests with patient care team.
EducationHigh School Diploma or GED