Patient Dining Assistant - Food Service, Registry

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Job Description

About Shirley Ryan AbilityLab

Shirley Ryan AbilityLab is the global leader in physical medicine and rehabilitation for adults and children with the most severe, complex conditions. By joining our team, you will be part of our life-changing Mission and Vision. You’ll work in a truly inclusive environment where diversity and equity are championed through words and actions. You’ll contribute to an innovative culture that is second to none, one that embraces curiosity, discovery and compassion. You’ll play a role in something that’s never been done before as we integrate science and clinical care to help patients achieve better, faster outcomes — as we Advance Human Ability, together.

If you are seeking career advancement, continuing education and research opportunities coupled with a diverse and welcoming workplace, competitive compensation and generous employment benefits, please consider the following opportunity, or visit our careers page to explore additional openings.

General Summary

The Patient Dining Assistant will provide meal assistance, including meal selection, service and retrieval, to patients on a daily basis based on physician’s diet orders.  Assistant will accurately serve food and beverages to patients in accordance with the patient’s diet prescription and verbally communicate patient concerns with the clinical dietitian i.e. education needs, inadequate meal consumption. 

The Patient Dining Assistant will consistently demonstrate support of the Shirley Ryan Abilitylab statement of Vision, Mission and Core Values by striving for excellence, contributing to the team efforts and showing respect and compassion for patients and their families, fellow employees, and all others with whom there is contact at or in the interest of the institute.

The Patient Dining Assistant will demonstrate Shirley Ryan Abilitylab Core Attributes: Communication, Accountability, Flexibility/Adaptability, Judgment/Problem Solving, Customer Service and Shirley Ryan Abilitylab Values (Hope, Compassion, Discovery, Collaboration, & Commitment to Excellence) while fulfilling job duties.



Principal Responsibilities



The Patient Dining Assistant will:

  1. Assist patients with making appropriate daily menu selections. 
  2. Prepare, assemble and deliver patient meal trays and snacks in accordance to physician diet orders. 
  3. Calculate modified diets/fluid restrictions, calories, etc. for meals only. 
  4. Stock the pantries on the nursing units with patient food. 
  5. Perform assorted kitchen duties including sanitation, set-up and completion of temperature logs. 
  6. Utilize computer to generate patient diet orders and process snacks and tube feedings.
  7. Perform all other duties that may be assigned in the best interest of Shirley Ryan Abilitylab.

Job Requirements



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