Reading Hospital
Nutrition Worker - 2 Dietary Patient Services
At a glance
Location: US-PA-Reading Map
Posted: 08/20/2019
Closing: 09/19/2019
Degree: Not Specified
Type: Full-Time
Experience: Not Specified
Reading Hospital
Job description

The Nutrition Worker actively performs essential food service functions that may include operating food
service equipment; portioning and serving food to patients, staff, and members of the public; cleaning and
sanitzing dishware, equipment, and food production areas; and maintaining safe food production and service
areas in order to provide appealing, appetizing, and wholesome food to those served by the Nutrition Services
Department.

Physical Requirements and Physical Demands
'According to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), it is possible that requirements may be modified to
reasonably accommodate disabled individuals. However, no accommodations will be made which may pose
serious health or safety risks to the employee or others or which impose undue hardships on the
organization.'
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1. Hearing: Adequate to perform job duties in person and over the telephone.
2. Speaking: Must be able to communicate clearly in person and over the telephone.
3. Writing: Must be able to accurately document pertinent information either by writing or typing.
4. Vision: Visual acuity adequate to perform job duties, including reading information from printed sources and
computer screens.
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Continuously within shift (67-100%): Standing, Walking.
Frequently within shift (34-66%): Bending, Push/pull (up to 350 lbs.), Lift from waist level up, Lifting 20 lbs.
maximum and frequent lifting and/or carrying of objects weighing up to 10 lbs., Ability to lift, push, pull with
assistance (mechanical or co-worker) the weight of the average patient specific to department.
Occasionally within shift (1-33%): Sitting, Climbing, Crouching, Squatting, Kneeling, Balancing, Pulling with
force, Reaching above head, Reaching above shoulder, Lift from floor level up, Lift above shoulders/head.


Physical Environment
May be exposed to blood borne pathogens - Low Risk
May be exposed to extreme conditions, (i.e. heat or cold)
May be exposed to high noise levels
May be exposed to moving mechanical parts
May be exposed to potential electrical shock
May be exposed to toxic, caustic, chemicals, and / or detergents



Qualifications

Education Requirements
Not Applicable - No Education Requirements required or preferred


Certification and Licensure Requirements
Not Applicable – No Certification and Licensure Requirements required or preferred


Experience and Skills
0-1 Year Food preparation in a hotel, restaurant, educational, or health care setting (Preferred)
Required Skills: Excellent Communications Skills, Excellent Interpersonal Skills

Nutrition Worker - 2 Dietary Patient Services