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Nutrition Assistant

Job ID 2022-21628 Location Paterson, New Jersey Shift Regular Full-Time
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St. Joseph’s Healthcare System is recognized for the expertise and compassion of its highly skilled and responsive staff. The combined efforts of the organization’s outstanding physicians, superb nurses, and dedicated clinical and professional staff have made us one of the most highly respected healthcare organizations in the state, the largest employer in Passaic County, and one of the nation’s “100 Best Places to Work in Health Care”.

Job Overview

Process diet orders and receive orders via communication with patients or health care professionals. Verifies that orders comply with diet prescription. Identify needs such as therapeutic, food drug interaction, cultural preferences, and food allergies and note those needs with special tray ticket indicator. Conducts patient care rounds using wireless laptop device to obtain patient meal preferences. Patient assistance is given for menu preparation for the following day. Calculates and complete production sheets for Hot and Cold food items and special items. Maintain records for manager.


Work requires the ability to read and understand written instruction and no previous experience, High School diploma or equivalent preferred. Work requires the analytical ability to resolve problems that require the use of basic scientific knowledge, mathematical, or technical principles. Work requires understanding of automated diet office system data entry and internal adjustment. Work requires analysis of information (data) from Hospital ADT system (SMS- Invision).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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