PRN Nutrition Services Assistant
Lee Memorial Health System - Fort Myers, FL

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Serves as the patient representative for Food & Nutritional Services by providing meal delivery, menu selection and nutritional care services. Compiles and maintains accurate records and information for use in preparing patient menus. Processes menus, nourishment and tube feeding needs. Maintains and updates patient preferences and special requests on the computer. Guides patients in appropriate menu selection. Transports food delivery carts to and from department to assigned nursing units. Collaborates with the clinical dietitian and nursing staff to identify those patients at nutritional risk and / or need for possible nutritional intervention.

Job Requirements:
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
Education: Minimum of a High school diploma or equivalent

Experience: Experience preferred in general clinical nutrition, and / or long term care but not required.

Training: On the job training is provided

License: N/A

Other: Ability to provide clear concise verbal and written instructions, good organizational skills, ability to work independently, completion of the clinical education program.

Job Specifications (Physical & Mental Requirements)

General Requirements (has the ability to.)

Sit - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Stand - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Walk - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Bend - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Kneel - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Crouch - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Twist - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Maintain Balance - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Reach - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Sensory Requirements (has ability for.)

Far Vision - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Near Vision - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Depth Perception - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Seeing Fine Details - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Hearing Norm Speech - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Hearing Overhead Pages - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Telephone use - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Mental & Emotional Requirements (ability to.)

Cope with high level of stress - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Make decisions under high pressure - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Cope with anger/fear/hostility of others in a calm way - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Manage altercations - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Concentrate - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Handle a high degree of flexibility - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Handle multiple priorities in stressful situation - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Work alone - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Demonstrate high degree of patience - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Adapt to shift work - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Work in areas that are close and crowded - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Hand Manipulation (ability with.)

Simple Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Firm Grasping - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Fine Manipulation - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Use of Keyboards - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Required Lifting (ability to lift.)

Up to 10 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Continually ( i.e. Daily)

11 to 24 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Continually ( i.e. Daily)

25 to 34 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Continually ( i.e. Daily)

35 to 50 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Continually ( i.e. Daily)

51 to 75 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Continually ( i.e. Daily)

76 to 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Over 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly) Frequently ( i.e. Weekly) Continually ( i.e. Daily)

Pushing/Pulling (ability to push and pull.)

Up to 10 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

11 to 24 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

25 to 34 lbs - Continually ( i.e. Daily)

35 to 50 lbs - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

51 to 75 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

76 to 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Over 100 lbs - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Environmental (may be exposed to.)

Infectious Diseases - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Chemical Agents - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Dust, Fumes, Gases Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

Extremes in Temperature or Humidity - Frequently ( i.e. Weekly)

Hazardous or Moving Equipment - Occasionally (i.e. Monthly)

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