Whittier Rehabilitation & Skilled Nursing Center Menu Specialist in Bradford, Massachusetts

Menu SpecialistPart Time 20-24 hours with alternating weekends

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Distribute appropriate menus to patients and assist patients in the selection of diets.

  • Tabulation of daily production sheets and ensure accuracy of tray line.

  • Adjust diet sheets and make appropriate changes in the Kardex. Modify menus to meet the prescribed dietary needs.

  • Identify concerns in patient nutritional needs and discusses with Dietitian.

  • Supervise tray line for accuracy and compliance; make adjustments as needed and provide quality assurance.

  • Stock unit appropriate prescribed product for enteral feedings.

  • Daily collection of physician dietary orders and logging changes in Nutrition Office.

  • Assist Dietitian in providing basic nutritional education to patients.

  • Interview patients and/or family members to determine specific needs for cultural and/or social preferences.

Prerequisites:

  • 3-4 years experience in food service.

  • High school diploma required, or GED equivalent.

  • Nutritional courses at post-high school graduate level preferred.

  • Must possess basic math skills and an ability to work with basic calculations.

  • Knowledge of growth and development across the life span.

  • Basic computer skills.

Location: Bradford, MA - Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital

Category: Dietary