Dietary and Dietetic Assistant - Nutrition - Part Time - EveningsMercyOne, Dubuque, IA
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Mercy Medical Center is a not for profit Catholic hospital serving the tri-state area of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin since 1879. Mercy – Dubuque has 263 beds while Mercy – Dyersville is a critical access hospital with 25 beds and a 40-bed nursing home.
Mercy offers a full range of acute care services, including invasive cardiology and open-heart surgery, Level II trauma center, Level II regional neonatal intensive care unit, general and orthopaedic surgery, psychiatric services and inpatient physical rehabilitation. Mercy also operates two hospital-based skilled nursing units, extensive outpatient rehabilitation services, home health care, retail pharmacy and a wide range of outpatient, community and business services. Mercy’s 1,300 full- and part-time employees and medical staff of 230 care for more than 56,000 inpatients and outpatients each year.
The hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and achieved Magnet designation, the gold standard of patient care, in 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet hospital in 2009.
Mercy Medical Center is a member of Mercy Health Network in Iowa and is a Ministry Organization of Trinity Health based in Novi, Michigan.
Mercy is an organization that values and encourages diversity. To learn more about Mercy and its opportunities for employment, please see the postings listed on this site or visit our website at www.mercydubuque.com.
Position Hours: Monday-Friday 4:15 pm-7:00 pm on trayline and every other weekend and holiday in the diet office 11:00 am-7:30 pm. Also, could be on call Monday-Friday.
Under general supervision, the Dietary Assistant assists in the assembling and delivery of food trays for patients, works in the dish room, and performs a variety of cleaning related duties. Provides services for all age groups, infants to elderly. Under the direct supervision of the Clinical Coordinator, the Dietetic Assistant is responsible for completing and processing patient menus and nourishments to assure compliance with diet orders. Responsible for using computer software systems to ensure patient safety with dietary restrictions and accuracy of meal tickets. Assist with patient tray and nourishment delivery to floors. Provides proper phone etiquette and customer service for all age groups from infants to elderly.
Experience is not required. On-the-job training is provided to reach normal productivity under close supervision. High School diploma. Computer skills and basic knowledge of software applications. Basic knowledge of modified diets.