Company: Dignity Health
Location: Grass Valley
Posted on: June 12, 2021
Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital has proudly served as the sole
healthcare provider for western Nevada County for more than 50
years. Much has happened since the hospital opened in 1958,
including additions in 1994 of a 68,000 square foot Outpatient
Center, a comprehensive Cancer Center and most recently, the
opening of the Sierra Nevada Diagnostic Center in the fall of 2006.
SNMH is a licensed, acute care hospital providing a full range of
services including cardiovascular, surgical, emergency and
diagnostic. SNMH offers access to the SNMH Health Sciences Library.
The library features continuing and medical education for
healthcare professionals, diabetes classes, prenatal classes,
cancer support groups, and family caregiver classes. In addition,
we have more than 90 board certified primary and specialty care
physicians on our active and associate medical staff.
The incumbent coordinates the provision of patient meals and
assures compliance with each patient's diet order. Theincumbent
shall perform activities including but not limited to the
following: process and maintain patient diet orders via facility
and/or department computer systems, write and modify menus
utilizing guidelines in the diet manual and spreadsheets; adjust
menus and snacks to provide patients' food preferences and
age-specific needs; interview patients for their food preferences;
work with patients and/or nursing staff to resolve tray service
and/or food issues, check patient/resident tray line; maintain
production tally information. May have access to or be required to
distribute drugs, needles or syringes from storage locations, (such
as large stock supplies, automated dispensing units and other
carts) to/within patient care areas or treatment carts as defined
by hospital policy/procedure.
- Associate's degree in Science - Nutrition Services, and/or
equivalent education or experience.
- Medical nutrition therapy, modified diets and foods
substitutions, nutritional and medical terminology and basic
- Computer literacy, experience with Windows-based computer
systems and have a working knowledge ofMicrosoft Word and
- Experience working in a Nutrition department in a hospital
Keywords: Dignity Health, Roseville , Diet Assistant, Other , Grass Valley, California
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