Assistant, Nutrition in Hillsboro

Full-time @Kaiser Permanente in Healthcare
  • Hillsboro, Oregon View on Map
  • Apply Before : September 30, 2022

Job Description

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Position : Assistant, Nutrition

Location :  Hillsboro, Oregon

Job Type : Full-time

Job details:

Description: Under the guidance/supervision of the Department Manager or Supervisor, perform essential clerical duties for clinical nutrition care and food service. Maintain records and reports. Collects, maintains and communicates data relative to patient’s dietary requirements. Ensures menu selections are in compliance with prescribed diet order, nutritional adequacy, age, cultural background and religious practice.
Essential Responsibilities:Gather patient menus, obtain food preference, clarify food allergy and other information pertinent to the nutrition of the patient. Communicate such data to health professionals verbally and record information in the computerized diet office system.Assist clinical dietitian in modifying menus to meet the needs of individual patients and diet prescriptions.Daily use of computerized diet office system.Monitorcalculated calorie, sodium, and fat controlled patient selectionsaccording to standards and procedures.After all resources are exhaustedset up patient trays according to menus withestablish procedures. Deliver patient meal trays and supplements to nursing units, remove dirty trays and supplies.Monitor the quality of the food to meet and/or exceed the standard of the department guidelines for: taste, appearance, temperature, quality, and timeliness of preparation.Responsible to ensure no tray should leave the kitchen unless the order has been accurately filled.Answer telephone and faxes, receiving and distributing messages to appropriate members of the department or organization.Maintain sanitary standards in kitchen area designated for patient food service and apply proper food handling principles and techniques to maintain standards of food quality and comply with department policies. Keep diet office neat and orderly.Assist supervisor or leadperson in gathering Quality Assurance data.Notify the appropriate person or follow current SMC Policy & Procedures for equipment needing repair or maintenance.Submit request for orders to the appropriate person for office supplies, menus and forms according to usage.Observe and maintain current knowledge of policies and procedures of department and facility.Perform other duties as determined by supervisor or leadperson that is directly related to job descriptions.

Basic Qualifications:


Minimum two (2) years of dietary related experience in an acute care or skilled nursing facility or a degree in a Food or Nutrition related field from an accredited program (to be verified upon hire).
Per the National Agreement, current KP Coalition employees have this experience requirement waived.


High School Diploma or General Education Development (GED) required.

License, Certification, Registration

Current Food Handlers Card upon hire.


Additional Requirements:

Effective oral and written English language communication skills.
General knowledge of special diets and nutrition therapy.
Demonstrated customer-focused service skills.
Demonstrated adaptability to changes in work environment and related assignments.
Demonstrated effective time management skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, problem-solve, and negotiate with multiple levels of staff and patients.
Functions well in a self directed team environment.
Must be able to work in a Labor/Management Partnership environment.


Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a Room Service environment.
Bachelor’s degree in food or nutrition OR Associate’s degree in Dietary Technician OR Certified Dietetic Manager, or related degree from an accredited university.
Operation of standard kitchen appliances.
PC Proficiency.
Medical Terminology.
Call Center.
Answering general phones and office clerical duties.



Internal: CCWP.


Other Details

Primary Location: Oregon,Hillsboro,Westside Hospital

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 20

Shift: Evening
Workdays: Thu, Fri, Sat, Sun, Mon
Working Hours Start: 03:00 PM

Working Hours End: 07:00 PM

Job Schedule: Part-time

Job Type: Standard

Employee Status: Regular

Employee Group/Union Affiliation: W06|SEIU|Local 49

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Department: Westside Medical Cntr – Food Preparation – 1001

Travel: No

Kaiser Permanente is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, national origin, marital status, parental status, ancestry, disability, gender identity, veteran status, genetic information, other distinguishing characteristics of diversity and inclusion, or any other protected status.


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