Colorado Healthcare Jobs

Colorado Jobs

Job Information

Banner Health Nutrition Technician in Greeley, Colorado

Primary City/State:

Greeley, Colorado

Department Name:

Culinary & Nutrition-Hosp

Work Shift:

Varied

Job Category:

General Operations

A rewarding career that fits your life. Those who have joined the Banner mission come from all walks of life, united by the common goal: Make health care easier, so life can be better. If changing health care for the better sounds like something you want to be part of, apply today.

At North Colorado Medical Center, we are nationally recognized for excellence in many programs such as burn and trauma care. The cardiac program was recently recognized as being in the Top 100 in the country. Additionally, North Colorado Medical Center is home to a highly-rated cancer care program and Cancer Institute. We are located in the heart of Greeley Colorado, near the campus of the University of Northern Colorado. We are committed to outstanding patient care for Greeley and the many smaller cities and towns of Northern Colorado.

Bring your passion for nutrition and nutrition education to our Nutrition Representative position. In this role you will be working directly with patients to discuss and help decide on the best diet choices for them during their care and beyond. You will help with staffing, scheduling, and overseeing some of the department in the absence of the leader. You will be part of a highly skilled and tight knit Culinary and Nutrition team. This position will work either 6 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. or 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. So if you want to grow your nutrition and dietary background while helping those in need of education, please apply today!

Your pay and benefits (Total Rewards) are important components of your Journey at Banner Health. Banner Health offers a variety of benefit plans to help you and your family. We provide health and financial security options so you can focus on being the best at what you do and enjoying your life

A 378-bed Level II trauma center and acute care facility with over 3000 employees, North Colorado Medical Center is the largest hospital in the region. As a regional medical center, we provide community-based and specialty services for a service area that includes southern Wyoming, western Nebraska, western Kansas and northeastern Colorado. In order to provide the most compassionate and innovative care possible, we bring together state-of-the-art technology and an exceptional team of health care professionals. For the healthcare professional, our Greeley, Colorado location offers access to a wide variety of recreational activities in an inviting, close-knit community.

POSITION SUMMARY

This position is responsible for providing patients with menu and tray/patient meal service, for receiving and forwarding patient requests and communication to dietary staff when appropriate. Works to provide patient satisfaction with dietary and food services. This position is responsible for the diet office processes and may provide lead responsibility for diet office in absence of supervisor including making assignments for position coverage.

CORE FUNCTIONS

  1. Visits patients to obtain or discuss menu selections based upon diet ordered. Using judgment, checks that patient selections are appropriate to the defined selections for the diet prescribed, and makes modified diet decisions whether in the diet office or on the patient unit as required. Enters or records all daily patient meal selections and preferences for one or more patient units. Provides patients with standard information for prescribed diet. Requests Dietary staff assistance when needed.

  2. Provides diet office processing including editing patient menus, tallying daily menu item counts from patient menus and preparing production sheets.

  3. May lead in patient tray assembly/patient meal service process, assure food presentation meets quality standards, and check patient trays for menu compliance. Position is responsible for the diet office processes.

  4. May delivers and serves meals while making independent judgments about special requests, snacks and nourishments as assigned to patient rooms or nursing units.

  5. Under minimal supervision, this position interacts with patients and families, other food service staff, nursing staff, and dietary staff. Requires the ability to follow a work routine with minimal supervision, to work quickly and correctly while providing good customer service and maintaining dietary, food quality and sanitation standards. Ensures that the diet office processes are completed and may provide lead responsibility in absence of supervisor, typically during evening and/or weekend shifts.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

High school diploma/GED or equivalent working knowledge. Requires reading, writing and mathematical skills.

Requires an understanding of nutrition services, common modified diets, and portion measures. Skills and knowledge in health care nutrition services typically gained through 3 years of related experience and/or education.

Ability to effectively lead assignments and reschedule staff assignments in the absence of supervisor as required. Requires the ability to work effectively with business computer software system and point of sale systems. Requires the ability to learn food handling regulations and pass certification tests as required. Must have demonstrated effective customer service skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Additional skills and knowledge in health care nutrition services preferred. Bilingual skills preferred in some assignments.

Additional related education and/or experience preferred.

Banner Health complies with applicable federal and state laws and does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or disability.

DirectEmployers