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Nutrition Services Representative

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New Britain General


New Britain, CT

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Job Schedule: Full Time
Standard Hours: 40
Job Shift: Shift 1
Shift Details: 1st, 2nd, nights, weekends

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Every day, over 30,000 Hartford HealthCare colleagues come to work with one thing in common: Pride in what we do, knowing every moment matters here.  We invite you to become part of Connecticut’s most comprehensive healthcare network. 

The Hospital of Central Connecticut is an acute-care community teaching hospital, we provide comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services in general medicine and surgery, as well as a wide variety of specialties. Staffed by our talented team of leading professionals, The Hospital of Central Connecticut provides a wide array of services throughout the region, caring for patients from birth through the end of life.


The Nutrition Services Representative delivers and collects food trays to patients and performs other related duties in accordance with HACCP guidelines and department policies and procedures.

Interacts with each patient utilizing established scripting.

Delivers and sets up patient trays and snacks; completes meal rounds to respond quickly to patient requests.

Inventories, assembles, charges and maintains stock and nutritional supplements for patient unit following safe food handling procedures.

Distributes menus, collects and tallies preferences and processes menus for patient satisfaction.

Performs dishwashing and daily cleaning duties as assigned.

Maintains required competencies within deadlines and keeps current with monthly department in-services.

Performs quality improvement activities, including but not limited to, maintaining temperature logs and patient comment cards.

Uses an understanding of the principles of growth and development to assess each patient's age specific and cultural needs.

Ensures a positive working flow between the patients, nutrition services, food services, and other hospital care givers.

Fills in for the Diet Office Assistant as needed.

Performs other related duties as assigned or necessary.



Education Requirements
High School Diploma/GED preferred.

Minimum Requirements
Previous food services and/or cash handling experience.
Must have basic computer skills.
Excellent customer service skills.
Must be 18 years or older to operate slicer, garbage disposal and trash compactor.

Preferred Qualifications
Excellent customer service skills. Self-motivated. Ability to work independently and under pressure.
Detail oriented. Ability to carry out responsibilities that conform to hospital core values.
Ability to keep a quick pace and positive attitude. Professional appearance

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth.  Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children.  We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance.  Every moment matters.  And this is your moment.

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