Nutrition Services Assistant
Fort Myers, FL
Department: Lee Health
Shift: 5:00 AM-11:00 PM
Are you a compassionate, experienced Nutrition Services Assistant who enjoys helping customers in a team-oriented setting? If so, read on! When you join Lee Health as a Nutrition Services Assistant, you’ll enjoy getting involved to continuously improve your skills. Here, Nutrition Services Assistants feel welcomed, valued and respected, so it’s no wonder we are in the 98th percentile for employee engagement when ranked against the national health care database. Having a career with Lee Health offers valuable growth opportunities, market competitive compensation, and exceptional benefits that address your holistic health. We even offer Tuition Reimbursement and / or Grants to grow your career with Lee Health. Lee Health attracts the brightest stars, so if selected, we will contact you to discuss next steps.
Provides meal delivery, menu selection and nutritional care services to the patient population. Compiles and maintains accurate records and information for use in preparing patient menus. Processes menus, nourishment and tube feeding needs. Maintains and updates patient preferences and special requests on the computer. Obtains appropriate menu selection. Transports food delivery carts to and from department to assigned nursing units. Collaborates with the clinical dietitian and nursing staff to identify those patients at nutritional risk and / or need for possible nutritional intervention.
Requirements:Education: Minimum of a High school diploma or equivalent Experience: Experience preferred in general clinical nutrition, and / or long term care but not required. Training: On the job training is provided License: N/A Other: Working knowledge of principles of current clinical nutrition and patient care for all stages of the life cycle, ability to provide clear concise verbal and written instructions, good organizational skills, ability to work independently, completion of the clinical education program.