NUTRITION ASSISTANT
Northern Arizona Healthcare - Cottonwood, AZ

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Arizona Food Handler's License- required

Works with nutrition staff, nursing staff, kitchen staff and patients to provide optimal nutrition care and wellness. Assists with the coordination of medical nutrition therapy assessments, care plans, and menus as provided by the registered dietitians. Works effectively with the interdisciplinary health care team to ensure optimum care for the patients.

Required: Food handler license, Yavapai County, within 30 days of employment.
Food Managers Course, Arizona Extension or ServeSafe, National Restaurant Association Certificate - Preferred
  • Effective oral and written communication skills to communicate with customers and understand oral and written instructions. Must be positive, kind and caring. * Able to read, write and speak English in an understandable manner. * Requires a high level of analytic ability to identify and evaluate problems and recommend solutions in quality of services, tests and related procedures. * Requires high level of accuracy to recognize symptoms, follow orders, initiate and document patient care measures and instruct patients. * Possess the ability to assess, document and implement actions required to meet patient/family needs and exceed their expectations. * Able to relate to and work with ill and disabled patients of all ages, bilingual patients, emotionally distressed patients and families, and with hospital personnel within the facility. * Able to cope with varying and unpredictable situations tactfully with personnel, patients, family members, visitors and the general public while maintaining a positive, empathetic attitude at all times. * Able to respond to emergency and crisis situations in a timely and professional manner. * Able to deal with high stress and high demand work environment. * Able to work varying shifts/units, rotate days off, and work weekends.

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Serving half the state of Arizona and employing nearly 3,000 people—including 300 physicians—Northern Arizona Healthcare is the...