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To the staff: Just a short note to say “thank you” for taking care of Mary Lou these past years. I know at times it wasn’t easy, but she went the way she would have wanted. The funeral was just as I would have liked, and I know Mary Lou was happy with it. Again, many thanks, Geri + Denny F. and the H. Family


Port Healthcare Center

Menu Specialist

Location: Bradford, MA - Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital

Category: Dietary

Menu Specialist – Part Time 30 hours/week inlcuding every Saturday & Sunday

Primary Responsibilities:
• Distribute appropriate menus to patients and assist patients in the selection of diets. 
• Tabulation of daily production sheets and ensure accuracy of tray line.
• Adjust diet sheets and make appropriate changes in the Kardex. Modify menus to meet the prescribed dietary needs.
• Identify concerns in patient nutritional needs and discusses with Dietitian.
• Supervise tray line for accuracy and compliance; make adjustments as needed and provide quality assurance.
• Stock unit appropriate prescribed product for enteral feedings.
• Daily collection of physician dietary orders and logging changes in Nutrition Office.
• Distribution and collection of completed menus.
• Assist Dietitian in providing basic nutritional education to patients.
• Interview patients and/or family members to determine specific needs for cultural and/or social preferences.
• Tally menus and prepare production sheets for the kitchen.

Prerequisites:
• 3-4 years experience in food service.
• High school diploma required, or GED equivalent.
• Nutritional courses at post-high school graduate level preferred.
• Must possess basic math skills and an ability to work with basic calculations.
• Knowledge of growth and development across the life span. 
• Basic computer skills.

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