Nutrition Aide
University Health Network
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
2d ago

Status : Permanent Part-Time

  • As an integral member of the Nutrition Department, the principal responsibilities of the NUTRITION AIDE include : preparing and stocking the nutrition centre with required items for patient meals;
  • preparing tray add-ons, meal changes and special tube feeding; delivering food trays and snacks to patients; collecting empty trays from patient room;
  • taking dirty food trucks to the basement; performing cross-functional duties as assigned and / or required; performing other duties consistent with the job classification, as required.

    QUALIFICATIONS

  • At minimum, completion of high school or recognized equivalent
  • Food Handler’s Certificate required(on the job certification provided)
  • 3 months to less than 6 months practical and related experience and / or 1 month to less than 3 months on the job training
  • Food Service Worker Certificate preferred
  • Ability to read / understand short notes, brief forms and memos
  • Ability to do simple mathematical calculations (e.g. adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, etc.)
  • Must be able to meet the physical demands of the job : able to lift up to 5 kg, loading, and unloading food trucks; pushing heavy food trucks during pick up and delivery of meals
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional and courteous manner and produce high quality work while meeting deadlines in accordance to UHN standards
  • Exercise initiative and good judgment with ability to multi-task
  • Compliance with confidentiality requirements under UHN Privacy Policy
  • Effective organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Knowledge of applicable legislative, UHN and / or departmental policies
  • Client service oriented, with the ability to effectively work with diversity and appreciate that people with different opinions, backgrounds and characteristics bring richness to the challenge or situation at hand
  • May be required to work rotating shifts
  • Food service worker program an asset
  • Will be required to work on weekends and statutory holidays
  • May be required to work at multiple areas as well as rotating shifts in emergency situations
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