Nutrition Assistant Lead

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Website Burleson St. Joseph Health Center

Are you a qualified Nutrition Assistant looking for a new opportunity to lead and make a difference in the healthcare industry? Look no further! The Burleson St. Joseph Health Center in Caldwell, TX is currently recruiting for a Nutrition Assistant Lead. Join our team and help us provide top-quality care to our patients in the Caldwell community.

What are the Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures employees follow healthcare food service industry standards, regulations, guidelines, and procedures including monitoring and maintaining food temperatures during cooking, holding, and storage processes. Ensures processes and standards are met to avoid cross-contamination. Ensures employees adhere to hygiene, food labeling, and food storage standards and maintain tools and equipment according to regulations and facility guidelines.
  • Leads food and nutrition service employees including ensuring menu and diet accuracy, proper meal portioning, presentation and delivery, patient discharge follow-up, etc. Provides direction and development to staff not adhering to policies and procedures. Supports / performs all department tasks as needed.
  • Oversees food preparation and service to ensure the guidelines of menu and dietary requirements are met. Maintains foundational knowledge of recipe ingredients and food allergies in order to respond appropriately to dietary questions and concerns. Assists team members in applying organizational procedures and protocols to reduce the occurrence of errors related to dietary guidelines.
  • Trains new and existing employees to follow departmental policies and procedures. Assesses training progress and provides constructive feedback for improved performance. Supports leadership in employee performance reviews. Supports leadership in the training of nutrition services team members related to areas such as therapeutic diets, retail responsibilities, and other departmental areas.

What are the educational qualifications needed to apply for this job?

The education qualification required for this job is a high school diploma or GED, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

What experience is needed for this job?

The job requires at least 4 years of experience in food service, including 2 years of hospital nutrition experience.

Where is the location of this job?

This job is located at CHI St. Joseph Health Grimes Hospital in Navasota, TX.

Conclusion: This job offers a great opportunity for individuals with relevant experience in food service and hospital nutrition to lead and oversee the daily operations of nutrition assistants and nutrition support staff.

The job requires a high school diploma or GED, as well as current ServSafe Allergen and Food Handler Certifications. If you meet these qualifications and are looking for a challenging and rewarding role in the healthcare industry, consider applying for this job at CHI St. Joseph Health Grimes Hospital in Navasota, TX.