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University of Utah Health Crew Leader, Nutrition Care in SALT LAKE CITY, Utah

Overview

As a patient-focused organization, University of Utah Health exists to enhance the health and well-being of people through patient care, research and education. Success in this mission requires a culture of collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. University of Utah Health seeks staff that are committed to the values of compassion, collaboration, innovation, responsibility, diversity, integrity, quality and trust that are integral to our mission. EO/AA

This position is responsible for supervising and assisting in training personnel. Responsibilities include directing and allocating work to personnel and assisting in implementing programs to improve performance and efficiency.

Corporate Overview: The University of Utah is a Level 1 Trauma Center and is nationally ranked and recognized for our academic research, quality standards and overall patient experience. Our four hospitals and seventeen clinics provide excellence in our comprehensive services, medical advancement, and overall patient outcomes.

Responsibilities

  • Serves as a liaison on the patient care unit to ensure that meal service, order and delivery times are met.

  • Responds to meal service related calls and pages from patients and health unit coordinators.

  • Coordinates with other Nutrition Care staff to ensure that patients with special needs are seen by a Nutrition Care Technician or Clinical Nutritionist.

  • Ensures that menu items, stock items and trays are delivered and picked up from the units in a timely fashion.

  • Resolves problems, provides support and expedites service to hospital departments.

  • Monitors the staff safety and quality assurance functions.

  • Checks and inspects unit galleys for cleanliness.

  • Ensures that work standards are being adhered to by inspecting assigned work areas and providing inspection reports for review by the supervisor.

  • Participates on hospital committees and in meetings.

  • May assist manager and supervisors with tray passer audits.

  • May assist the supervisor directly or work with management to provide leadership during any absenteeism.

Knowledge / Skills / Abilities

  • Demonstrated potential ability to perform the essential functions as outlined above.

  • Ability to provide care to the population served.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the principles of life span growth and development.

  • Ability to assess data regarding the patient's status and provide care as described in the department's policies and procedures manual.

  • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills.

  • Ability to proactively provide guidance to peers.

  • Ability to orchestrate multiple tasks simultaneously.

Qualifications

Qualifications Required

  • Two years of food service, customer service experience, or equivalency.

Licenses Required

  • One of the following

  • Current Food Protection Manager certification, accredited by ANSI.

  • Current Utah Food Handler Permit.

* Additional license requirements as determined by the hiring department.

Qualifications (Preferred)

Preferred

  • Previous supervisory experience.

Working Conditions and Physical Demands

Employee must be able to meet the following requirements with or without an accommodation.

  • This position involves light work that may exert up to 20 pounds and may consistently require light work involving lifting, carrying, pushing, pulling or otherwise moving objects involving patient care or medical equipment.

  • We are University of Utah Health. healthcare.utah.edu

Physical Requirements

Carrying, Climbing, Color Determination, Crawling, Far Vision, Lifting, Listening, Manual Dexterity, Near Vision, Pulling and/or Pushing, Reaching, Speaking, Standing, Stooping and Crouching, Tasting or Smelling, Walking

EEO Statement

University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

University of Utah Heath Hospitals and Clinics, a part of The University of Utah, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran's status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, please contact the University of Utah Health Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources office at 801-581-6500.If you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Sherrie Hayashi

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action (OEO/AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112

801-581-8365

oeo@utah.edu

Online reports may be submitted atoeo.utah.edu/

For more information: https://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

To inquire about this posting, email: careers@hsc.utah.edu

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or Hospitals and Clinics Human Resources at (801) 581-6500 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.

Requisition Number 50297
Reg/Temp Regular
Employment Type Full-Time
Shift Variable
Work Schedule 5:30am - 2:00pm and /or 1:00pm - 9:30pm. Holidays and Weekends required.
Location Name University of Utah Hospital
Patient Care? Yes
City SALT LAKE CITY
State UT
Department UUH ANC 15E NUTR CARE SVC PAT
Category Nutrition / Food Services