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Sodexo Dietetic Clerk FT @ Osawatomie State Hospital in OSAWATOMIE, Kansas

Join Sodexo’s growing team of skilled Dietetic Clerks. We are searching for people who want to make a positive impact in people’s lives. Dietetic Clerks is one of the most crucial areas in healthcare and is in need of dedicated people that are detail orientated, can manage time productively, and are genuinely friendly and willing to work. These positions are critical to the excellent patient care provided by our client, Osawatomie State Hospital. Sodexo’s mission: Service spirit, Team Spirit and Spirit of Progress are the driving force for our Food services staff to provide quality services that create an on-going value for all those we serve. Sodexo’s Healthcare services believes that “Patients are at the heart of everything we do”, and we are searching for those dedicated candidates to help us provide clean, sanitized areas for patients, guests and staff of Osawatomie State Hospital.

We are currently hiring for Dietetic Clerks at Osawatomie State Hospital. This position would be a full-time position and would be based at Osawatomie State Hospital in Osawatomie, KS. Pay range is $10.00-$14.00/hour and based on experience.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience, high school diploma or GED, age requirement of 18 or older, good working knowledge, must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, maintain high standards (sanitation), positive attitude and the willingness to be open to learning and growing in the industry.

Benefits include medical/dental/eye, 401k, free meal, employee discounts, a free meal, as well as the opportunity to develop and grow your career with Sodexo.

Position requires working rotating weekends and holidays

Sodexo, as the world’s 19th largest employer, puts its employees at the heart of the company. Sodexo was founded in 1966 and is now the worldwide leader in Quality of Life services. For over 50 years, we have developed unique expertise, backed by nearly 470,000 employees in 67 countries.

Based on passion and experience, let us find the right fit for you in one of the many opportunities Sodexo Environmental services has to offer.

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Sodexo – Quality of Life Services

Position Summary

The Dietetic Technician organizes the patient/resident's menus to ensure accuracy of diet order, timeliness of meal service and smooth foodservice operations. Responsible for the production of meal tickets, nourishment labels and production tallies for resident/patient menus. Responds to interdepartmental telephone inquiries, maintains all office equipment and supply inventory for nutrition office. The general responsibilities of the position include those listed below, but Sodexo may identify other responsibilities of the position. These responsibilities may differ among accounts, depending on business necessities and client requirements.

General Responsibilities:

  • Prepares dietary information for use by kitchen personnel in preparation of foods for hospital patients.

  • Examines diet orders and menus received from hospital units and tallies portions and foods of general and soft diets.

  • Tallies quantities of specific foods, such as vegetables and meats, to be prepared in kitchen.

  • Marks tally on master menu to inform kitchen personnel of food requirements.

  • Processes new diets and changes as required.

  • Participates in tray line and food temperature monitoring as assigned.

  • May calculate diabetic diets, using calculator, and following standards established by Clinical Nutrition Manager or Dietitian.

  • Communicates patient needs to appropriate staff while maintaining patient confidentiality.

  • May answer telephone and intercom calls and relay information to kitchen concerning meal changes, complaints or patient discharge.

  • May prepare and deliver formula and special nourishments to unit pantries.

  • May visit and provide assistance with menu selection to patients.

  • Attends all allergy and foodborne illness in-service training.

  • Complies with all Sodexo HACCP policies and procedures.

  • Reports all accidents and injuries in a timely manner.

  • Complies with all company safety and risk management policies and procedures.

  • Participates in regular safety meetings, safety training and hazard assessments.

  • Attends training programs (classroom and virtual) as designated.

  • May perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Willingness to be open to learning and growing.

  • Maturity of judgment and behavior.

  • Maintains high standards for work areas and appearance.

  • Maintains a positive attitude.

  • Ability to work a flexible schedule helpful.

  • Must comply with any dress code requirements.

  • Must be able to work nights, weekends and some holidays.

  • Attends work and shows up for scheduled shift on time with satisfactory regularity.

Experience/Knowledge:

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent experience.

  • 1 year experience in hospital or extended care facility.

Skills/Aptitude:

  • Presents self in a highly professional manner to others and understands that honesty and ethics are essential.

  • Ability to maintain a positive attitude.

  • Ability to communicate with co-workers and other departments with professionalism and respect.

  • Maintains a professional relationship with all coworkers, vendor representatives, supervisors, managers, customers, and client representatives.

  • Ability to use a computer.

  • Basic food-handling skills.

License/Qualifications

Certifications:

  • May require a valid driver’s license

  • Must be registry eligible for dietetic technician.

Physical Requirements:

  • Close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus, with or without corrective lenses.

  • Significant walking or other means of mobility.

  • Ability to work in a standing position for long periods of time (up to 8 hours).

  • Ability to reach, bend, stoop, push and/or pull, and frequently lift up to 35 pounds and occasionally lift/move 40 pounds.

Working Conditions (may add additional conditions specific to defined work location):

  • Generally in an indoor setting; however, may supervise outside activities and events.

  • Varying schedule to include evenings, holidays, weekends and extended hours as business dictates.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is primarily in a controlled, temperate environment; however, may be exposed to heat/cold during support of outside activities.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

Sodexo is an EEO/AA/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran employer.

Job Locations US-KS-OSAWATOMIE

System ID 625443

Category Food Service

Employment Status Full-Time

Unit Name OSAWATOMIE STATE HOSPITAL FOOD

Unit Contact Sabrina Dovenbarger 402-559-2403

Target Hourly Rate $10-$14

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