Nutrition Assistant (40 hrs)

Johns Hopkins Medicine Baltimore, MD
Nutrition Assistant (40 hrs)

Requisition #: 169713

Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital/Johns Hopkins Health System, Baltimore, MD

Category: Support Services (Services/Trades)

Work Shift: Rotating Shift

Work Week: Full Time (40 hours)

Weekend Work Required: Yes

Date Posted: May 16, 2018

Johns Hopkins Health System employs more than 20,000 people annually. Upon joining Johns Hopkins Health System, you become part of a diverse organization dedicated to its patients, their families, and the community we serve, as well as to our employees. Career opportunities are available in academic and community hospital settings, home care services, physician practices, international affiliate locations and in the health insurance industry. If you share in our vision, mission and values and also have exceptional customer service and technical skills, we invite you to join those who are leaders and innovators in the healthcare field.

Position Summary:

Works independently and implements the nutrition care plan as ordered by the physician and as planned by the clinical dietitian. Reports to the Nutrition Assistant Supervisor.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Requires excellent customer service skills to interact with medical staff, patients, family, and other Hospital employees. Requires strong basic math skills and reading comprehension.

* Requires analytical ability to determine patient adherence to nutritional plans and dietary restrictions.

* Ability to learn and operate general office equipment.

* Must be proficient with personal computers and be able to utilize the department software programs.

* Requires flexibility to cross-train and subsequently cover multiple teams.

* Must be able to read and follow precise instructions. Must be able to comprehend Hospital diets and menus. Requires knowledge of Nutrition computer software and systems.

* Requires flexibility to cross-train and subsequently cover multiple teams.

* Computer tablet, telephone, calculator, fax machine, photocopier, beepers, and voice mail.

Education:

Requires high school diploma or equivalent.

Work Experience:

A minimum of 1 years' customer service or call center experience in a hospital or healthcare environment is preferred.

Rotating Shift/ Casual/ Works Every Weekend

Pay Grade: NB

Location: Johns Hopkins Hospital