Dignity Health Diet Assistant-Part-Time/No benefits 24/varied - MTH in Sacramento, California

Methodist Hospital, a member of Dignity Health, is currently looking for a/Diet Assistant/to their hospital staff. The Diet Assistant coordinates the provision of patient meals and assures compliance with each patient's diet order. The Diet Assistant shall perform activities including but not limited to the following: process and maintain patient diet orders via facility and/or department computer systems, write and modify menus utilizing guidelines in the diet manual and spreadsheets; adjust menus and snacks to provide patients' food preferences and age-specific needs; interview patients for their food preferences; work with patients and/or nursing staff to resolve tray service and/or food issues, check patient/resident tray line; maintain production tally information.


  • Requires a 2 year A.A. degree with successful completion of a college level modified diets course and/or work related experience in a nutrition department office in a hospital setting.

  • Experience in medical nutrition therapy, modified diets and foods substitutions, nutritional and medical terminology and basic math.

  • The candidate should be computer literate with experience with windows-based computer systems.

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel preferred. *

    The Diet Assistant shall demonstrate behaviors consistent with the core (Mercy) values in support with Methodist Hospital and the Mission and Philosophy of Dignity Health.

Methodist Hospital of Sacramento , a Dignity Health member, is an integral part of Sacramento, California's state capital. Sacramento is a rapidly growing metropolitan area that is family-centric, culturally diverse, and offers an array of affordable housing options. Over the years, our hospitals have evolved, but our mission has remained the same -- to promote healthy communities.

Be a part of our future! Located in one of the fastest-growing areas of Sacramento, Methodist Hospital serves the Sacramento southern suburbs, including Elk Grove, Laguna Creek and Galt communities. Methodist employs more than 1,300 people to serve the needs of more than 10,000 patients seen annually. Our staff enjoys a family-oriented atmosphere, diversity and a mission of caring for the poor and underserved. Methodist was built in 1973 and has a modern Family Birth Center, which includes a Level II NICU, and an expanded Emergency Department to meet the growing needs of the community. We also offer a hospital-based Bariatric Surgery program, an active Occupational and Physical Therapy Department and a nationally recognized Orthopedics Department. Learn more at www.methodistsacramento.org.

Job: *Nutrition / Food Services

Organization: *Methodist Hospital Sacramento

Title: Diet Assistant-Part-Time/No benefits 24/varied - MTH

Location: California-Greater Sacramento Service Area-Sacramento-Methodist Hospital Sacramento

Requisition ID: 1700016539