All across UW Medicine, our employees collaborate to perform the highest quality work with integrity and compassion and to create a respectful, welcoming environment where every patient, family, student and colleague is valued and honored.
Join our award-winning team at UW Medical Center- Montlake. Among the top medical centers in the United States as rated by U.S. News & World Report 2019-2020 "America's Best Hospitals", UW Medical Center - Montlake prides itself on compassionate patient care as well as its pioneering medical advances. UW Medical Center - Montlake has again earned U.S. News & World Report’s No. 1 hospital ranking in Washington State and in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is the seventh consecutive year that UW Medical Center - Montlake has achieved both distinctions.
UW Medical Center-Montlake's Food & Nutrition Services has multiple outstanding opportunities for temporary, DIETARY UNIT AIDES. The Food & Nutrition Services Department aims to improve the health of the community by linking evidence-based nutrition to the healthy foods we serve and to the education we provide staff, patients and the community.
Delivering and picking up patient meal trays and delivering individual nourishments.
Supplies nursing units with items for stock and tube feedings.
Provide basic nutritional services to patients such as distribution and pick-up of meals trays.
Respond to Patient, Nurse and Call Center inquiries.
Monitors and records nourishment refrigerator (nursing units) temperatures on a daily basis.
Maintains a sanitary environment. Ensures food is handled safely.
Ensure patient meal trays and nourishments are delivered accurately.
Actively contributes to the team process, maintaining a cooperative work environment.
Serve in a guest relations role to patients and visitors.
Relay patient food requests/comments to Dietetic Technicians.
Deliver or relay messages from nursing and other health care staff to the department.
Works to improve quality of services provided to the patients.
Other duties as necessary.
REQUIREMENTS Possession of, or eligible to obtain a Washington State Food Worker Card within two weeks of employment, and one year of food service experience in a health care setting.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Ability to read and correctly interpret patient meal ticket.
Ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to stand for 8 hours and to lift up to 30 lbs.
Demonstrate the ability to maintain safety and sanitation standards.
Actively contribute to continuous quality improvement process to improve services provided to our customers and co-workers.
Demonstrate team skills; works cooperatively with peers.
Promote positive customer service.
UW Medicine includes Harborview Medical Center, UW Medical Center - Montlake, UW Medical Center - Northwest, Valley Medical Center, UW Neighborhood Clinics, UW Physicians, UW School of Medicine, and Airlift Northwest.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergraduate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.