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Dietary Host

Boys Town Omaha, NE
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This role assists patients with menu selections based on identified dietary needs, available meal choices, and a prescribed nutrition program/system. This role also prepares and serves food at an assigned location, while maintaining a clean and organized workspace.

Business: Boys Town National Research Hospital

$1500.00 HIRING BONUS!!

Job Summary:

In a career as a Dietary Host, you join us in providing life-changing care to patients from across the region. This role assists patients with menu selections based on identified dietary needs, available meal choices, and a prescribed nutrition program/system. This role also prepares and serves food at an assigned location, while maintaining a clean and organized workspace.

Schedule : Sunday-Wednesday 6:30am-3:00pm

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES & DUTIES

  • Assists patients with making appropriate menu selections based on their identified dietary needs by utilizing the available meal choices and prescribed nutrition program.
  • Interacts with patients, families, and hospital staff in a friendly, welcoming, and professional manner.
  • As applicable, makes recommendations to patients and families based off of basic dietary restrictions and needs
  • Answers basic dietary and nutrition questions in relation to the available menu selections/options.
  • Retrieves and documents patient food orders, prepares trays for service, delivers meal trays and other food related requests. Ensuring patient orders are accurate and complete.
  • Retrieves patient trays post meal in a timely fashion.
  • Prepares and serves food, cleans, and sanitizes kitchen and equipment, and ensures proper food storage in assigned location.
  • Sets up trays prior to meal service, ensuring quality and timeliness.
  • Prepares food sections as needed.
  • Maintains proper Joint Commission and HACCP food safety policies and sanitization procedures for service and for clean-up, including washing of dishes and equipment.
  • Sanitizes and cleans kitchen and service area and dining room tables per daily, weekly, and monthly guidelines.
  • Ensures food is properly stored and handled and takes and records food temperatures as required.
  • Other Duties: This job description incorporates the essential functions and duties required for this position. However, other duties may be required and assigned at times and as determined by a supervisor in order to meet the needs of the organization.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Knowledge of Federal Sanitation regulations concerning facilities, equipment, and utensils.
  • Knowledge of operation and maintenance of dish machine, ovens, steamers, slicers, freezers, and refrigeration.
  • Basic knowledge of nutrition and ability to learn about specialized menu requirements.
  • Ability to communicate in an articulate, professional manner.
  • Ability to multi-task while maintaining quality standards.
  • Strong verbal communication skills for positive interactions with patients.

REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB:
1) High school diploma or equivalent is preferred;

2) Previous work experience in food services is preferred;

3) Ability to read, write, and utilize a designated Nutrition Program system, under the direction of certified Registered Dietitian(s);

4) Available to work evenings, weekends, and holidays based on established work schedule;

5) Ability to obtain ServSafe Food Handlers certification upon hire required

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Position requires moderate physical activity handling of average weight objects up to 20 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally; standing and/or walking continuously.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Subject to inside environmental conditions, with exposure to extreme cold from walk-in coolers and freezers, and extreme heat working with stoves, ovens, and steam tables. Exposure to odors, cleaning solutions, and kitchen equipment.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

Date Posted: August 30, 2022

Boys Town National Research Hospital is a tobacco free campus. This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.

About Boys Town:

Boys Town has been changing the way America cares for children and families since 1917. With over a century of service, our employees have helped us grow from a small boardinghouse in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, into one of the largest national child and family care organizations in the country. With the addition of Boys Town National Research Hospital in 1977, our services branched out into the health care and research fields, offering even more career opportunities to those looking to make a real difference.

Our employees are our #1 supporters when it comes to achieving Boys Town's mission, which is why we are proud of their commitment to making the world a better place for children, families, patients, and communities. Unique perks to Boys Town employees and their families include free visits to Boys Town physicians and free prescriptions under the Boys Town Medical Plan, tuition assistance, parenting resources from our experts and professional development opportunities within the organization, just to name a few. Working at Boys Town is more than just a job, it is a way of life.

This advertisement describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Boys Town is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in the E-Verify program. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. To request a disability-related accommodation in the application process, contact us at 1-877-639-6003.





Date Posted January 11, 2023
Date Closes February 10, 2023
Requisition REQ-2022-90
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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