This position requires the fullunderstanding and active participation in fulfilling the mission of SaddlebackMedical Center. It is expected that the employee demonstrate behaviorconsistent with our core values: Integrity, Accountability, Best Practices,Compassion and Synergy. The employee shall support Saddleback Medical Center'sstrategic plan and participate in and advocate performance improvement/patientsafety activities.
OurNutrition Technicians assist patients with meal selections both in person andover the phone. They are responsible for educating patients on their diet andensuring that they follow their diet order. The Nutrition Techniciancoordinates various aspects of our meal service and works closely with ourRegistered Dietitians and Registered Diet Technicians.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities of the Job
Coordinate and perform patient menu selection and correction for meals and nourishments via Call Center, processing selections and meal production tickets via Computrition
Receive calls to input menu selections into Computrition consistent with Diet Order in Epic
Communication with Dietitians or Diet Technicians regarding patients needing review of menu selections to ensure nutritional adequacy when needed
Communication with Kitchen production staff and Room Service Hosts regarding special requests
Perform Computrition, Epic and Outlook and other computer applications used in the department
Assist Room Service Hosts, Food Service Workers and Nutrition Technicians as needed; will be cross-trained. May be scheduled to work in other related areas within department
Acquire and maintain current nutrition knowledge
Address the age specific needs of all populations served
Incumbents with DTR status may assist Clinical Diet Technician as assigned
Ability to be at work and be on time
Ability to follow company policies, procedures and directives
Ability to interact in a positive and constructive manner