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Dietry Food Services@2X

Full-Time Nutritional Services Technician at West Penn

Allegheny Health Network

  • Company AHN
  • Pittsburgh, PA
  • Food/Nutrition
  • Full time
  • Rotational (United States of America)

Company :

Allegheny Health Network

Job Description : 


Verifies and processes patient diet orders through the use of the Hospital computer system: monitors the quality and accuracy of patient meal service; assists patients with meal selections.


  • Obtains, processes and communicates diet orders according to the approved Nutrition Care Manual for patient meals, nourishments and feedings. (35%)
  • Assist with the direction of the daily work flow of departmental employees to maximize productivity and ensure that established time frames and quality indicators are met. (35%)
  • Administrative functions such as: directs department telephone and fax communication; maintains departmental records and reports; processes deposits of cafeteria sales and maintains register cash bank. (10%)
  • Gathers menu selections from patients at the bedside; assembles, delivers and collects patient trays and dietary supplies; ensures the overall customer satisfaction of patients. (10%)
  • Prepares food, equipment, and supplies necessary for assembly and distribution of patient and customer meals, floor supplies, feeding and customer events. (10%)
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.



  • Associate's degree or equivalent experience
  • 3 years food service experience


  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Registration by the Commission on Dietetic Registration
  • Food Safety certification

Disclaimer: The job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this job title. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

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As a component of job responsibilities, employees may have access to covered information, cardholder data, or other confidential customer information that must be protected at all times.  In connection with this, all employees must comply with both the Health Insurance Portability Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) as described in the Notice of Privacy Practices and Privacy Policies and Procedures as well as all data security guidelines established within the Company’s Handbook of Privacy Policies and Practices and Information Security Policy. 

Furthermore, it is every employee’s responsibility to comply with the company’s Code of Business Conduct. This includes but is not limited to adherence to applicable federal and state laws, rules, and regulations as well as company policies and training requirements.

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