Diet Technician

Minneapolis, MN

Job Description
Indrotec Staffing and Workforce Management is looking for Diet Technicians to join the team at the Hennepin County Medical Center in downtown Minneapolis. A Diet Technician assumes responsibility for the nutritional wellbeing of patients receiving sustenance provided by the Food and Nutrition Services Department and coordinates daily operation of tray line service. This position is imperative to ensuring patient diets are correct during their hospital stay. This is a long-term, contract-to-hire position. Call Indrotec today at 612-977-1401 to start your career at HCMC as a Diet Technician.

Qualified candidates will have the following skills and abilities
  • Monitors and maintains patient orders, admissions, discharges, and transfers using various electronic systems
  • May complete nutrition screening and calorie count calculations and communicate results as appropriate
  • Menu correction based on special diet needs
  • Direct tray service (checking each tray for accuracy and adherence to diet order)
  • May prepare and deliver enteral formulas as appropriate
  • May provide nutrition education as required
  • Assures proper food handling and presentation
  • Visits all ages of patients daily in assigned area for menu selection and to conduct patient satisfaction surveys
  • Conducts test trays for quality and accuracy of trays as served to patients
  • Answers call center phone calls and problem solving
  • Enters accurate diet orders, admissions, discharges, and transfer of patients into diet office software system and communicates change to tray serving area
  • Prepares menus for serving area in accordance with current diet orders
  • Attends all required Safety Training programs and can describe his/her responsibilities related to general safety, department/service safety, specific job-related hazards
  • Follows the Hospital Exposure Control Plans/Bloodborne and Airborne Pathogens
  • Demonstrates respect and regard for the dignity of all patients, families, visitors, and fellow employees to ensure a professional, responsible, and courteous environment
  • Promotes effective working relations and works effectively as part of a team, inter and intra departmentally to facilitate ability to meet goals/objectives
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Pass a criminal background check and DHS study 
  • Records of required immunizations (once hired)

Required Experience/Education:

  • Student in a current dietic program
  • OR
  • An approved equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Completed dietic/nutrition program
  • Over 3+ months to one year experience in hospital food service
  • Rotating between 1st and mid-shift will be required
    • 1st shift: 5:30am-2pm
    • Mid-shift: 10:30am-7pm
  • Up to every other weekend required
  • Pay is based on experience, starting at $18.22/hour

Post Date: 04.23.2024

Salary: $18.00 /hr

Shift: 1st

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