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Every once in a while we are truly validated for the work that we do. This letter is one of those validations and I wanted to share. I am very proud of Nemasket and the work we do, and that is a reflection of the company that provides the daily management and support to allow us to do it well. Thank you. —Stacy Grass, Administrator, Nemasket Healthcare Center Dear Director: Under your guidance the Nemasket Healthcare Center is efficient, immaculately clean, homey and staffed by professionals. There are so many people to thank for the care, attention and kindness my Father received at the end of his life. For the six months of his residence, everyone was professional, patient, thoughtful, respectful and generous at every level of service. It is our hope you will convey this message to all your staff that they are indeed, a special group of people. Thank you for a job well done. The family of Manuel C.


Nemasket Healthcare Center

Menu Specialist

Location: Westborough, MA - Whittier Rehabilitation Hospital

Category: Dietary

Menu Specialist Full Time 40 hours

Primary Responsibilities:
• Serves as a liaison between nursing and the kitchen.
• Serves all patients’ meals according to the written instructions provided, i.e., menus and meal patterns.
• Demonstrates proper food handling.
• Identifies problems with residents’ diets and dietary needs, and discusses with Director Culinary Services/Dietitian.
• Maintains records of meal selection, menus, diet census, nourishment sheets, production sheet and alternate meal tickets, and diets served.
• Prepares and labels house and supplemental nourishments and thickened liquids.
• May be required to check completed trays for accuracy.
• Observes infection control procedures related to the Culinary and Nutritional Services Department.
• Interviews residents and determines specific needs and preferences.
• Processes diet slips and changes for Mealtracker. Processes Production Sheets by Group indicating any special requests or diet changes.
• Helps Hospitality Aides as needed. Receives last minute requests or diet changes from nursing units and submits to kitchen for processing.

Prerequisites:
• Strong people skills and communication skills.
• Experience preferred but not required.
• High School Graduate or G.E.D. required.
• Must begin Nutrition Certification Course and Allergy Awareness Course within 6 months of hire date.
• High Level of computer skills and knowledge.

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