If you are looking for an exciting and challenging leadership opportunity, join the team of Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute . This joint venture hospital is a partnership between Atlantic Health and Kindred Healthcare. The new facility will offer all-private rooms, supporting both enhanced clinical efficiency and elevated patient experience. The higher acuity of patients in facilities across Atlantic Health System and growth in trauma cases has resulted in more patients requiring inpatient rehabilitation services prior to returning home. The combination of Kindred's expertise and a modern, state-of-the-art facility will allow Atlantic Health System to maximize its ability to serve a growing population of patients with critical needs.
This brand new, 38-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital will be opening in the Summer of 2019 and we are seeking an energetic, creative and experienced Nutritional Services Aide to join our team now and help us meet the growing demand for intensive rehabilitation services.
Kindred Rehabilitation Services is the largest diversified provider of rehabilitation therapy in the country. Through RehabCare and Kindred Hospital Rehabilitation Services , we provide leading therapy to more than 2,000 sites of service across different settings in the care continuum and have been managing rehab for more than 30 years. We provide rehabilitation services, including physical, occupational and speech-language therapies to virtually every care setting including inpatient, outpatient, skilled nursing, home health, long-term acute care and assisted living. With locations across 47 states, we are certain to have a rehab job for you as a Nutritional Services Aide .
Your career growth begins when you join an interdisciplinary team, where doctors, nurses, therapists and other experts work together to form individualized care plans for our patients and residents. Opportunities through our development programs, training seminars and university partnerships, not only allow for continual career growth but emphasize our commitment to investing in our employees and developing future healthcare leaders.
The goal of our team is to focus on each patient as an individual to ensure that we are meeting their clinical needs and creating a fun and dynamic healing environment. Each employee's dedication is essential to meet and exceed the needs of each patient, resident and family we serve. Ranked as one of Fortune magazine's 'Most Admired Healthcare Company' for 9 years, Kindred welcomes you to join our team and build a career that touches lives.
Under the direct supervision of the Nutritional Services Supervisor, the Nutritional Services Aide performs a variety of patient food service and dish duties.
Prepares and delivers items as requested by patient care units or patients.
Maintains tray line in a clean, neat and organized manner.
Prepares special diet foods as necessary.
Delivers food carts to patient care units.
Returns carts to kitchen at designated times.
Takes charge of dishwashing duties by using safety policies in place.
Washes specified items by hand, i.e., pots, pans, knives.
Disposes of trash and garbage in appropriate manner and as needed.
Puts clean dishes and utensils away.
Mops floors as scheduled and as necessary.
Cleans walk-in refrigerators and storage areas.
Cleans countertops, tabletops, and steam wells.
Uses cash register to ring up appropriate items for purchase and follows appropriate cash handling procedures.
Sets up sanitizer buckets at the beginning of each shift and ensures that proper sanitizing procedures are being followed.
Adheres to dress code, appearance is neat and clean.
Completes annual education requirements.
Maintains regulatory requirements, including all state, federal and Joint Commission regulations.
Maintains and ensures patient confidentiality at all times.
Reports to work on time and as scheduled; completes work within designated time.
Wears identification while on duty; uses computerized punch time system correctly.
Completes inservices and returns in a timely fashion.
Attends annual review and departmental in-services.
Attends all staff meetings.
Actively participates in the department's continous quality improvement (CQI) activities.
Complies with all organizational policies regarding ethical business practices.
Communicates the mission, ethics and goals of the hospital, as well as the focus statement of the department.
Represents the organization in a positive and professional manner.
Assists in preparing salads, desserts and nourishments.
Performs special cleaning duties as assigned by the Dining Services Supervisor.
Maintains a good working relationship both within the department and with other departments.
Treats patients and families with respect and dignity.
Observes infection control practices at all times.
Participates in departmental performance improvement activities.
Performs all aspects of patient care in an environment that optimizes patient safety and reduces the likelihood of medical/health care errors.
Other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or GED required.
Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Additional languages preferred.
Job : Food Services Primary Location : NJ-Madison-Atlantic Rehab Institute Organization : 4090 - Atlantic Rehab Institute Shift : Day