Providence Health & Services Department Assistant - Food and Nutrition in Torrance, California

Description:

Providence is calling a Per Diem, Variable Shift, Department Assistant to Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center in Torrance, CA.

In this position you will:

  • Perform patient nutritional related clerical duties under the direction of the clinical nutrition manager and assists with patient meal selection and provision of accurate meal trays to the patients.

  • Provide patient care to the following age groups:pediatrics, adolescents, young, middle and older adults.

Qualifications:

Required qualifications for this position include:

  • Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the position as defined on the RU-91 form

  • Ability to establish and maintain a courteous and cooperative (service-oriented) working relationship with patients, families, visitors, hospital staff and co-workers

  • Ability to fluently speak, read, and write and understand the English language

  • Ability to make basic calculations

Preferred qualifications for this position include:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Knowledge and experience with hospital information computer systems

  • College course work in foods, nutrition or related field

  • Clerical or hospital nutritional clerical expertise

  • Knowledge of modified diets

About the hospital you will serve.

Providence Little Company of Mary Medical Center Torrance is a 436-bed non-profit hospital that has served the greater South Bay communities of Los Angeles since 1960. We have a reputation for clinical excellence and sophisticated technology while providing care with a personal, healing touch. In addition to the finest general medical, surgical and critical care services, we offer a number of specialty programs including Cardiovascular Services, Women’s and Children’s Health, Oncology, and Emergency Care. We are proud to be named one of the Top 50 U.S. Hospitals for Heart Care by Thomson Reuters, the only community hospital in California to receive this honor. We were one of five hospitals in the United States recognized by American Hospital Association-McKesson for leadership and innovation in quality improvement. We received The Choice Award by AAHCP for Outstanding Customer Service Delivery, and were one of 24 hospitals and health systems in the nation to receive the Premier Award for Quality by the Premier healthcare alliance. As a member of Providence Health & Services, a Catholic-sponsored healthcare ministry, we believe strongly in respecting the dignity of each person, and give special concern to the most vulnerable members of our community.

We offer a full comprehensive range of benefits - see our website for details

http://www.providenceiscalling.jobs/rewards-benefits/

Our Mission

As people of Providence, we reveal God's love for all, especially the poor and vulnerable, through our compassionate service.

About Us

Providence Health & Services is the third largest not-for-profit health system in the United States. Providence employs more than 82,000 caregivers (employees) across a five-state area; AK, WA, MT, OR, and CA. Our facilities include 34 hospitals, 600 physician clinics, senior services, supportive housing and other health and educational services. Providence is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Providence does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, disability, veteran, military status, religion, age, creed, national origin, sexual identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by local, state, or federal law.

Schedule: On Call

Shift: Variable

Job Category: Administrative Support (Clinical)

Location: California-Torrance

Req ID: 168173