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Dietetic Assistant-Per Diem - Food & Nutritional Services

at Catholic Health Services of Long Island

Posted: 5/11/2020
Job Status: On Call
Job Reference #: 100017608

Job Description


Food & Nutritional Services

Rockville Centre
Rockville Centre, NY

Per Diem


6am-2pm, 11am-7pm, 9am-5pm

Dietetic Assistant-Per Diem
Food & Nutritional Services
This position covers Weekend Shifts
Must be able to work Varied Hours: 6am-2pm, 11am-7pm, 9am-5pm

Rockville Centre, NY

Explore a career with Mercy Medical Center, a 375-bed not-for-profit hospital and member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island that has been serving the healthcare needs for the residents of Nassau County and its surrounding areas since 1913. Ranked among the top hospitals in New York State, Mercy offers a NYS designated Stroke Center, Breast Imaging Center of Excellence, Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, and has received Pathway to Excellence designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center – the only hospital in the region and one of only two in NY State to receive this prestigious award.

Responsibilities include:

· Accurately processes Patient's Room Service Orders according to established procedures.

· Efficiently processes Room Service orders in an effort to maintain a minimum of three calls in queue.

· Informs patients or nursing if questions arise about patient meals.

· Prints enteral feeding list and distributes to Food Service Supervisor.

· Daily reports are maintained neatly and accurately.

· Floor census reports are provided to Tray Line Supervisor prior to meal shifts.

· Appropriately checks CBORD computer system to ensure patients have appropriate diet orders.

· Coordinates any Room Service meal concerns with appropriate kitchen staff members.

· Demonstrates strong communication skills.

· Shows care and concern for patients or family when communicating in person or via the phone.

· Demonstrates appropriate inter-departmental communication skills when dealing with other departments.

· Communicates with Food Service Supervisors, Management & dietitians any issues or concerns that arise.

· Is proactive in handling complaints or concerns.

· Demonstrates a courteous and respectful manner when communicating with Patient's and/or Family members at all times.

Qualifications include:

Education: High School Diploma /GED or equivalent required.
Experience/skills: 1-2 years of food and nutrition services experience preferred


A Member of the Catholic Health Services of Long Island

An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V