Food and Nutrition

Cookeville Regional Medical Center

Diet Clerk Apply
FT
1st Shift
Description:

Under the direction of the Production Manager and Patient Services Supervisor this skilled individual assumes daily responsibility for all diet orders, changes and communications concerning patient’s diet and assumes the responsibility for seeing that all patient diet orders are checked for correctness of diet and appropriateness for patient needs for age, tests, etc.  Responsible for having advance knowledge of therapeutic diets.  Responsible for Room Service guest trays including retail cashier assignments.  Maintains excellent working relationships with other hospital departments.  Plans, implements and evaluates means to improve customer satisfaction on a continuous basis.  Ensures that customers are served properly and in a timely manner.  Investigates and resolves customers’ complaints about food quality or service.  Ensures quality is maintained and safety and sanitation guidelines are observed.  Job duties may include cross training in other areas of the department.  Other duties may be assigned by the Patient Services Supervisor.

1.   EDUCATIONHigh school diploma or equivalent required.

2.  EXPERIENCERequires minimum of 1-year previous related experience, training or equivalent combination of education and experience.  Some retail computer register system experience preferred.

SKILLSComputer literate and skilled a plus. Willing to learn other software as needed.  Knowledge of HACCP guidelines a plus.  Must be detailed oriented. Must possess strong oral and written communication skills. Able to tactfully and courteously communicate well with all contacts. Must exhibit strong customer service skills. Able to work well under pressure, flexible, and able to work through emergencies.  Able to function independently and dependently. Able to be flexible in applying knowledge in a variety of situations. Able to assess a situation and make appropriate judgment calls as needed.  Must demonstrate personal traits that include a high level of motivation, team orientation and trustworthiness.  Treats others with dignity and respect. Must exhibit a neat and clean appearance. Must understand the importance of confidentiality. Valid Tennessee driver’s license is required. 

Cashier Apply
PRN
Varied
Description:

Under the direction of the Production Manager and Immediate Supervisor this skilled individual assumes daily responsibility for performing routine and/or supervised tasks within the Food and Nutrition department that include duties for production, patient line, catering/special events, coffee cart and/or retail.  Duties may include stock receiving and delivery, food preparation, patient tray line and cafe service, patient tray delivery, cashier assignments, dish room duties, and cleaning assignments such as sweeping/mopping, trash and cardboard removal.  Ensures that customers are served properly and in a timely manner.  Ensures quality is maintained and safety and sanitation guidelines are observed.  Job duties may include cross training in other areas of the department.  Other duties may be assigned by the Production Manager/immediate supervisor.

 

1.  EDUCATIONHigh school diploma or equivalent required.

2.  EXPERIENCEPrevious related experience, training or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

3.  SKILLSKnowledge of HACCP guidelines a plus.  Must possess strong oral and written communication skills. Able to tactfully and courteously communicate well with all contacts. Must exhibit strong customer service skills. Able to work well under pressure, flexible, and able to work through emergencies.  Able to function independently and dependently. Able to be flexible in applying knowledge in a variety of situations. Must demonstrate personal traits that include a high level of motivation, team orientation and trustworthiness.  Treats others with dignity and respect. Must exhibit a neat and clean appearance. Must understand the importance of confidentiality. Valid Tennessee driver’s license is desired and may be required according to job assignment.

Cook/Baker Apply
FT
1st Shift
Description:

Under the direction of the Lead Chef and Immediate Supervisor this skilled individual assumes daily responsibility for preparing all menu items for Café, Patient Tray line, Rehab Center, Children’s Center, and special events using recipes provided by the Lead Chef.  Plans, implements and evaluates means to improve customer satisfaction on a continuous basis.  Ensures that customers are served properly and in a timely manner.  Ensures quality is maintained and safety and sanitation guidelines are observed.  Job duties may include cross training in other areas of the department.  Other duties may be assigned by the Lead Chef.

 

1.   EDUCATION:

High school diploma or equivalent required.

 

2.  EXPERIENCE:

Requires minimum of 1-year previous related experience, training or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

3.  SKILLS:

Knowledge of HACCP guidelines a plus.  Strong professional skills in cooking and baking.  Able to work within food cost challenges and work within margins set for labor costs.  Must possess strong oral and written communication skills. Able to tactfully and courteously communicate well with all contacts. Must exhibit strong customer service skills. Able to work well under pressure, flexible, and able to work through emergencies.  Able to function independently and dependently. Able to be flexible in applying knowledge in a variety of situations. Must demonstrate personal traits that include a high level of motivation, team orientation and trustworthiness.  Treats others with dignity and respect. Must exhibit a neat and clean appearance. Must understand the importance of confidentiality. Valid Tennessee driver’s license is required.

Cashier Apply
FT
Varied
Description:

Under the direction of the Production Manager and Immediate Supervisor this skilled individual assumes daily responsibility for performing routine and/or supervised tasks within the Food and Nutrition department that include duties for production, patient line, catering/special events, coffee cart and/or retail.  Duties may include stock receiving and delivery, food preparation, patient tray line and cafe service, patient tray delivery, cashier assignments, dish room duties, and cleaning assignments such as sweeping/mopping, trash and cardboard removal.  Ensures that customers are served properly and in a timely manner.  Ensures quality is maintained and safety and sanitation guidelines are observed.  Job duties may include cross training in other areas of the department.  Other duties may be assigned by the Production Manager/immediate supervisor.

 

1.  EDUCATIONHigh school diploma or equivalent required.

2.  EXPERIENCEPrevious related experience, training or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

3.  SKILLSKnowledge of HACCP guidelines a plus.  Must possess strong oral and written communication skills. Able to tactfully and courteously communicate well with all contacts. Must exhibit strong customer service skills. Able to work well under pressure, flexible, and able to work through emergencies.  Able to function independently and dependently. Able to be flexible in applying knowledge in a variety of situations. Must demonstrate personal traits that include a high level of motivation, team orientation and trustworthiness.  Treats others with dignity and respect. Must exhibit a neat and clean appearance. Must understand the importance of confidentiality. Valid Tennessee driver’s license is desired and may be required according to job assignment.

Diebetes Dietician Educator Apply
FT
1st Shift
Description:

This position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and organizing outpatient diabetes diet education.  The Diabetes Dietitian Educator functions as a member of the diabetes management team along with the patient, his/her family, social worker, and physician, etc.  The Diabetes Dietitian Educator works with individuals, groups, and community to promote good nutrition and represent Cookeville Regional Medical Center.

EDUCATION:     Bachelor's or advanced degree from accredited institution with a major in foods and nutrition.  Must have completed an internship in a program that is approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.

EXPERIENCE:  One year teaching experience mandatory.  Clinical experience in hospital setting for 3-5 years.  Diabetes patient education experience preferred

SKILLS:  Special Qualifications: Registered by AND,  Licensed by the State of Tennessee as LDN, Certification as a Diabetes Educator preferred.

Food Service Aide Apply
PRN
Varied
Description:

Under the direction of the Production Manager and Immediate Supervisor this skilled individual assumes daily responsibility for performing routine and/or supervised tasks within the Food and Nutrition department that include duties for production, patient line, catering/special events, coffee cart and/or retail.  Duties may include stock receiving and delivery, food preparation, patient tray line and cafe service, patient tray delivery, cashier assignments, dish room duties, and cleaning assignments such as sweeping/mopping, trash and cardboard removal.  Ensures that customers are served properly and in a timely manner.  Ensures quality is maintained and safety and sanitation guidelines are observed.  Job duties may include cross training in other areas of the department.  Other duties may be assigned by the Production Manager/immediate supervisor.

 

1.   EDUCATIONHigh school diploma or equivalent preferred.

2.  EXPERIENCEPrevious related experience, training or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

3.  SKILLSKnowledge of HACCP guidelines a plus.  Must possess strong oral and written communication skills. Able to tactfully and courteously communicate well with all contacts. Must exhibit strong customer service skills. Able to work well under pressure, flexible, and able to work through emergencies.  Able to function independently and dependently. Able to be flexible in applying knowledge in a variety of situations. Must demonstrate personal traits that include a high level of motivation, team orientation and trustworthiness.  Treats others with dignity and respect. Must exhibit a neat and clean appearance. Must understand the importance of confidentiality. Valid Tennessee driver’s license is desired and may be required according to job assignment.