Nutrition Svcs Rep I

 
Position: Nutrition Svcs Rep I

Job ID: 144574

Location: US-TX-Houston

Department: Clinical Nutrition Services

Talent Area: Hospitality & Housekeeping

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Shift: 8a-5p

About Texas Children's Hospital

Since 1954, Texas Children’s has been leading the charge in patient care, education and research to accelerate health care for children and women around the world. When you love what you do, it truly shows in the smiles of our patient families, employees and our numerous accolades such as being consistently ranked as the best children’s hospital in Texas, and among the top in the nation by U.S.News & World Report as well as recognition from Houston Business Journal as one of this city’s Best Places to Work for ten consecutive years.   Texas Children’s comprehensive health care network includes our primary hospital in the Texas Medical Center with expertise in over 40 pediatric subspecialties; the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute (NRI); the Feigin Center for pediatric research; Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women, a comprehensive obstetrics/gynecology facility focusing on high-risk births; Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, a community hospital in suburban West Houston; and Texas Children’s Hospital The Woodlands, a second community hospital opening in 2017. We have also created the nation’s first HMO for children, established the largest pediatric primary care network in the country and a global health program that is channeling care to children and women all over the world. Texas Children’s Hospital is also academically affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, one of the largest, most diverse and successful pediatric programs in the nation.   To join our community of 13,000 dedicated team members, visit texaschildrenspeople.org for career opportunities. You can also learn more about our amazing culture at infinitepassion.org.

Summary:

We are searching for a Nutrition Svcs Rep I – someone who works well in a fast-paced setting. In this position, you will manage patient formula orders and research protocols as well as any needed communication in a manner developmentally appropriate for the ages of patients served.

 

Think you’ve got what it takes?



Responsibilities :

  • Calculates formula recipes per physician order, prepares formulas and stores/manages formula for delivery
  • Implements diet portion of research protocol through distribution and processing of patient menus, diet trays or prepared formulas
  • Monitors and adjusts patient menus, food trays, snacks, and formulas for diet order/research protocol compliance. Unit doses formula for single feeding support
  • Manages meal or formula order communication to ensure accurate orders, area supplies and record keeping, formula recipe development and documentation
  • Assists with patient meal service per protocol, Food Service Galley inventory, and Formula Room organization and supplies
  • Weighs, Measures and Prepares Precise Formula Preparations and meal selections using established sanitation and measurement techniques

 



Qualifications:

  • H.S. Diploma or GED
  • 5 years of experience as a Diet Service Aide
  • 1 year food service experience in an institutional or health care setting
  • Strong measuring skills preferred


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