Dietary Technician

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is a trusted provider of high quality, local health care. At Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, we strive to be a premier employer, known for our strong commitment to high employee satisfaction scores while offering competitive salary and benefit packages. Monroe County Hospital & Clinics employs 185 team members and is proud to be called a Top 150 Workplace by the Des Moines Register four years in a row.

Job Description

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics is seeking a full-time Dietary Technician to join our team.

Primary duties for this position include:

    • Assists with general cleaning of the kitchen and cafeteria.
    • Works cooperatively with other hospital staff to assure patient needs are met.
    • Knowledge of principles of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point System (HACCP).
    • Demonstrates knowledge of and adherence to all OSHA and infection control policies.
    • Meet requirements to obtain performance improvement processes.
    • Satisfactory completion of on-the-job orientation and competency skills checklist.
    • Regular and reliable attendance.
    • Ongoing compliance with MCHC educational and training requirements.
    • Adheres to the MCHC mission, vision, values, and Standards of Behavior.
    • Maintains patient and hospital confidentiality.
    • Promotes and maintains positive relationships with patients, visitors, coworkers, and providers.
    • Actively participates in department huddles, in-services, meetings, and educational opportunities.
    • Follows all departmental policies and procedures and adheres to departmental budget.

     

    DIET/TRAY:

    • Keeps track of patient roster, diets, snacks, diet changes, census board, and telephone systems for the departmental function.
    • Daily menu for patients, setting up menu cards for meals.
    • Distributes all patient information to personnel required for meals, likes and dislikes of food products.
    • Preparation of nourishment & delivery of nourishments.
    • Delivers food carts/tray service
    • Portions desserts, salads, beverages for meals.
    • Monitors each patient’s tray for proper diet and menu choice items are on tray.
    • Helps Prep person and Cooks as requested.
    • Cleaning Assignments.

    PREP:

    • Prepares salads and desserts for patients and cafeteria.  Preparation of gelatins and puddings for clear and full liquid diets.
    • Prepares salad bar & dessert line for the cafeteria.  Serves meals in the cafeteria.
    • Keeps track of patient roster, diets, snacks, diet changes & census boards, telephone systems for the departmental function.
    • Daily menu for patients, setting up menu cards for meals.
    • Distributes all patient information to personnel required for meals, likes and dislikes of food products.
    • Delivers food carts.
    • Portions desserts, salads, and beverages for meals.
    • Monitors each patient’s tray for proper diet and menu choice items are on tray.
    • Helps cooks as requested.
    • Cleaning assignments.

     

    FLOAT:

    •  Breakfast preparation in cafeteria.  Stocking of supplies for patient use in cafeteria, nursing stations, same day surgery, dietary department, and all other areas as required.
    • Cleaning and storage of dishes.
    • Knowledge of OSHA/Safety Responsibilities.
    • Knowledge of principles of the Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point Systems (HACCP).
    • Works cooperatively with other hospital staff to assure patient needs are

 

Job Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Attend ServSafe within one year of hire.
  • Basic life support (BLS) and mandatory reporting certified or within 90 days of hire.
  • Overall attention to detail, organizational ability, and ability to prioritize.
  • The ability to work in teams and communicate accurately and clearly.
  • Computer experience using Microsoft Office Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Proficient in English in order to communicate with patients, families, and other caregivers.
Preferred Education and Experience
  •  Previous experience with food preparation, sanitation, and modified diets.

 

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics offers an excellent benefits package including but not limited to:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Health Savings Account
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and Dependent Care Accounts
  • Allstate Voluntary Insurance Plans
  • Life Insurance
  • IPERS
  • Generous PTO Package

Pre-employment drug screening and DCI checks required. E.O.E

Job Schedule

Full-time Days: 10:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. (32 hours/ week) with every other weekend and rotating holidays.

Location

Monroe County Hospital & Clinics, 6580 165th St Albia, IA 52531
Phone: (641) 932-1778 | Fax: (641) 932-1671 | Web: www.mchalbia.com