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Nutrition Assistant - Honolulu

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Kaiser Permanente


19d ago

đź’Ľ Graduate Job


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  • You need foodservice experience, a degree in dietetics or related field, ServSafe certificate, BLS, and strong communication & teamwork skills. Acute care hospital or DTR registration is preferred.
  • You will assist with patient meal delivery, quality assurance, inventory management, bank deposits, staff training, and ensuring compliance with regulatory agencies. Additional duties may include overseeing food service operations and conducting in-service education/training.

Graduate Job



  • Ensures timely delivery of patient meals. Checks patient meal trays for accuracy, quality and compliance with diet order. Monitors and enforces employee compliance to established procedures, standards and timelines. Maintains records and reports. Assists with directing staff to ensure a smooth operation.


  • Minimum one (1) year foodservice experience
  • Education:
  • Bachelors degree in Dietetics or related field OR four (4) years of experience in a directly related field OR Certified Dietary Manager.
  • License, Certification, Registration:
  • ServSafe Food Handler Program Certificate
  • Basic Life Support from American Heart Association
  • Additional Requirements:
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in oral communication, written communication, interpersonal relations, customer service and teamwork.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and skill in word processing, spreadsheets and database PC applications.
  • Effectively communicate with co-workers, customers, outside vendors, and on the telephone.
  • Reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English.
  • Orienting team members, giving and receiving instructions.
  • Mathematical ability to calculate weights and measures/volumes, attention to detail (e.g. organization, prioritization, proofing, accuracy), concentration, and alertness.
  • Preferred Qualifications:
  • One (1) year experience in an acute care hospital preferred.
  • Registered or eligible for registration as a Registered Dietetic Technician (DTR) by the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR) preferred.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Expedites patient meal trays during Room Service (RS) line checking for accuracy, quality and compliance with diet order compliance and maintaining critical timing requirements.
  • Assists with quality assurance oversight of food quality during final tray assembly. Ensures timely delivery of meals within established delivery times.
  • As required, inventories, orders, receives and inspects foods and food service supplies. Communicates quality issues with vendor, caterer and/or supervisor.
  • Prepares and processes bank deposits. Balances monies, checks, and credit card charge drafts daily against cash jacket report and/or transaction reports. Reconciles and resolves any discrepancies and reports to manager as appropriate. Logs deposits for pick up. Compiles data and information for monthly financial reports.
  • Orders bank deposit supplies for cashiering area. Orders and maintains change fund.
  • Assists with orienting and training new dietary employees.
  • Adjusts schedules based on daily operational needs.
  • Performs test tray evaluations with Registered Dietitians and management staff to assure patient safety and quality control improvement efforts.
  • Provide direct leadership and guidance of tray line and dish room personnel when food items and service ware needs arise on RS Line in absence of leadership.
  • Assists with monitoring and enforcing established procedures and standards for food production, food service, sanitation, safety and security to ensure compliance with regulatory agencies.
  • Reports necessary equipment repair to maintenance or appropriate staff.
  • Serves as a resource to ensure smooth food service and diet office operations, including overall food service operations and serving appropriate foods for patients on special diets. Resolves problems with patient meals or nourishments via patient visitation, consulting with nursing staff and/or follow up with dietitian.
  • Maintains effective written and verbal communication inter- and intra-departmentally.
  • Assists and conduct in-service education/training and staff competency assessments.
  • Assists and conduct in-service education/training and staff competency assessments.
  • Assists and conduct in-service education/training and staff competency assessments.In the absence of leadership, oversees Foodservice staff. Monitors day to day operations and communicates with manager.
  • Acquires knowledge to maintain standards for food service and technical dietetic practice. Attends professional workshops, seminars and lectures to maintain professional registration/certification.


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Full time

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