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University of Rochester Patient Menu Assistant - 221461 in Rochester, New York

Patient Menu Assistant Job ID 221461

Location Strong Memorial Hospital Full/Part Time TAR Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Time as Reported Grade 077 Food & Nutrition Svcs/Patient





To visit patients daily to ensure that they have the opportunity to order their meals based on their physician ordered diet. Works in conjunction with the Clinical Dietitian, Clinical Nutrition Specialist, Diet Clerks and other members of the FNS Department to perform various tasks.


  • Provides exemplary customer service by visiting assigned units to obtain daily meal selections from each patient.

  • Enters compliant patient selections and preferences in CBORD (Computerized diet system). Organizes tray tickets for an efficient meal production and delivery.

  • Interacts with multi-disciplinary staff members on the units as needed to receive valuable input as it relates to patient meals. Communicates food quality/acceptance issues to department management that reflect trends; advises departmental staff in adjusting trays for changed diet orders.

  • Calculates tube feeding orders for supply. Stocks items daily which requires a candidate be able to walk and stand for extended periods and lift up to 30 pounds.

  • Receives referrals from supervisors and dietitians for handling non-routine diets and other complicated nutrition regimens.

  • Maintains the integrity of the selective menu system (CBORD), nourishment system and tube feeding inventory/ordering system;

  • Other duties as assigned.


Associate Degree in healthcare field preferred. Experience in a foodservice and/or healthcare setting is also preferred or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled