Summary : Under the direction of the Clinical Nutrition Manager, responsible for patient contact, nutrition care, patient menu management, data collection, nutrition screening and communication of patient needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities :
Distributes and collect menus. Assists patients in completing menu selections in compliance with prescribed diet as assigned by dietitian.
Offers alternatives to menu as allowed on prescribed diet in accordance with food allergies or sensitivities, cultural, ethnic and religious preferences when patient inquires or needs additional selections.
Plans regular and modified menus based on current diet manual.
Provides basic nutrition education to patients, documenting care to patients in the medical record, under the direction of the Registered Dietitian.
Prepares and distributes supplements, tube feedings, and enteral formula in an accurate and timely manner.
Adheres to facility confidentiality, HIPAA regulations, and patient's rights policies.
Complies with regulatory agency standards, including federal, state and JCAHO.
Completes all required documentation, reports and logs.
Follows facility and department infection-control policies and procedures.
Participates in facility-wide and department Performance Improvement Program and on Performance Improvement teams to improve processes and patient care.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Associates at Morrison Healthcare are offered many fantastic benefits. Both full-time and part-time positions offer the following benefits to associates :
Associate Shopping Program
Health and Wellness Programs
Identity Theft Protection
Voluntary Benefits, including Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Legal Services, and Choice Auto and Home Program
In addition, full-time positions also offer the following benefits to associates :
Life Insurance / AD
Employee Assistance Program
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
About Compass Group : Achieving leadership in the foodservice industry Compass Group is an equal opportunity employer. At Compass, we are committed to treating all Applicants and Associates fairly based on their abilities, achievements, and experience without regard to race, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by law.