Dietary Assistant in Alexandria, Louisiana, United States
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Rapides Regional Medical Center

Dietary Assistant

Alexandria, LA, United States
Full-time • Mixed 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate
Food Services and Nutrition   Job ID: 539918
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Introduction

Do you have the career opportunities as a(an) Dietary Assistant you want with your current employer? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join Rapides Regional Medical Center which is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services, HCA Healthcare.

Benefits

Rapides Regional Medical Center, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Fertility and family building benefits through Progyny
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • Family support, including adoption assistance, child and elder care resources and consumer discounts
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Retirement readiness and rollover services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)

Learn more about Employee Benefits

Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a(an) Dietary Assistant where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

The Dietary Assistant will perform a variety of food service tasks involved in food preparation, serving, and storage including food portioning, service, delivery, and sanitation. Promotes a supportive, team work-oriented environment.

MAJOR TASKS, DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promotes meal assistance to patients on a daily basis
  • Tallies food items in a timely manner to hand over to production
  • Places items, such as eating utensils, napkins, and condiments on trays
  • Accurately (according to diet) serves food items, such as sandwiches, salads, soups and beverages
  • Apportions and places food servings on plate and trays according to EFY standards
  • Examines filled tray for completeness and places it on cart
  • Delivers food trays to health care patients observing all hospital regulations on patient identification, isolation, NPO, and hand hygiene
  • Serves trays to patients following scripting and Cares Behaviors
  • Washes dishes and cleans work area, tables, cabinets, and ovens
  • Collects and places garbage and trash in designated containers
  • Maintains positive working relationships with nursing and unit clerks
  • Stocks food pantries according to FIFI and par procedures
  • Prepares and delivers snacks, nourishments, and tube feedings to patients
  • Verbally communicates patient concerns with clinical dietitian education need, inadequate meal consumption, and other patient concerns
  • Able to modify job duties and communicate with customers in an age appropriate manner
  • Willfully performs any other tasks assigned

What qualifications you will need:
  • High School diploma or GED preferred
  • Food Service and Customer Service experience preferred
  • No Travel Travel Required

This role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations (unless a medical or religious exemption is approved).

Rapides Regional Medical Center is a 350+ bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana. We offer services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care. Our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties. At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital. This culture impacts the well-being of patients and their families. It also impacts your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. Learn what our commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.

HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

 

"Bricks and mortar do not make a hospital. People do."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.
HCA Healthcare Co-Founder

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Dietary Assistant opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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Food Services and Nutrition
Full-time • Mixed 7-10 Hrs/Wkends Rotate

COVID-19 Vaccination

In compliance with the emergency regulation issued by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) dated November 4, 2021, and company policy, this role requires you to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 based on local, state and /or federal law or regulations, or to have applied for a medical or religious exemption (including booster for California).

About HCA Healthcare

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