Nutrition Assistant - Nutrition Services

Building Name: Porter - Porter Medical Center

Location Address: 115 Porter Drive, Middlebury Vermont


Department: Porter - Nutrition Services

Full Time

Standard Hours: 40

Shift: Day

Primary Shift: OTHER

Weekend Needs: Every Other

Recruiter: Kara Marszalkowski

An employment bonus of $1,000 (subject to applicable taxes) is available for this position!The bonus is paid in two installments: one half after 90 days and one half after one year. Please note that current University of Vermont Health Network employees are excluded from eligibility for this bonus. Bonus recipients must commit to continuous full-time or part-time employment in an eligible position for one year with Porter Medical Center.

Pay starting at $15.00!

Job Description
The Nutrition Assistant is responsible for assisting in preparing foods, distributing and collecting food/beverage items on a daily basis. Assists patients/residents with food/beverage requests if necessary, and to represent the department in a professional and courteous manner to patients/residents, employees and visitors. Responsible for preparing and distributing foods to patients and staff on a daily basis, and preparing kitchen production sheets according to patient preferences. Assist department staff with completing staff meals and catering needs as necessary. Responsible for ensuring safety and sanitation of the department, compliance with Regulatory Agencies and therapeutic diets.

High School diploma or equivalent, or working towards

Minimum one year experience in the Food Service field desired. Experience in Food Safety desired. Minimum 18 years of age. Able to read, write, and speak the English language. Demonstrates willingness to adapt to change. Mental and physical sufficient to meet the demands of the position. Professional appearance. Satisfactory references. Works well with all levels of staff, patients and families. Ability to follow standardized recipes and prepare foods in compliance with diet orders. Ability to modify food textures and portion foods correctly. Ability to follow therapeutic diets as ordered.

Salary Range
$23,000.00 - 31,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Middlebury, VT 05753, US
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