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Nutrition Assistant- Food & Nutrition Department- Fulltime- days

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Location: Teaneck, NJ, United States
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Holy Name is New Jersey's last remaining independent, Catholic health system, comprising a comprehensive 361-bed acute care medical center, a cancer center, medical fitness center, residential hospice, nursing school, and physician network. The system has a national reputation for providing culturally sensitive care to a diverse population, drawing patients from across the New York City region to its specialty centers and renowned doctors. Holy Name's mission to provide technologically advanced, compassionate and personalized care extends across a continuum that encompasses education, prevention, diagnosis, treatment, rehabilitation and wellness maintenance. The system is known as a high-quality, low-cost provider of extraordinary clinical care given by compassionate, highly trained physicians and staff.

A Brief Overview
Under the supervision of a Registered Dietitian and Clinical Nutrition Manager, the Nutrition Assistant performs a variety of duties pertaining to the delivery of high quality, personalized nutritional care to all patients. The Nutrition Assistant is responsible for upholding and enforcing standards and policies as set forth by the hospital and the department.

What you will do 
  • Daily operations oversight of all aspect’s main kitchen tray assembly, portioning and staff assignments for tray assembly, filling unfilled positions due to unplanned absenteeism and portioning staff coordination with Manager of Operations.
  • Coordinating services with culinary and cold production team
  • Maintains infection control and quality control procedures
  • Ensuring compliance with labeling, portioning and product storage and handling guidelines.
  • Patient satisfaction liaison with Patient Services Manager
  • Completes a work assignment (daily) in addition to oversight

Education Qualifications 
  • High School Required or
  • Equivalent with Culinary Certification/Background Required

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 
  • Very strong leader and exceptional work ethic
  • Worked in all phases of tray assembly, portioning and preparation, culinary.

Licenses and Certifications 
  • Culinary certification or past experience/recommendations Upon Hire Required

Holy Name is a mission-driven facility whose quality standards and philosophy are rooted in the principles of its founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace. Those principles are exercised daily by the Medical Center's dedicated and talented team of physicians, nurses, allied health employees, and a wide variety of non-clinical administrative and operational staff members. Holy Name is an Equal Opportunity Employer.