Job Description

Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital is the only free standing acute rehabilitation hospital in Wyoming and has been recognized as the Top 10% of all in-patient rehabilitation hospitals in the nation since opening in 2008.  Our staff are the reason for this outstanding recognition.  They are also dedicated individuals focused on the care and treatment of our patients.  Our food service staff provide our patients, visitors and staff with outstanding meals.  Working as a team they provide three meals a day every day of the year.  Our food service department work a rotating schedule.  Applicants must have the ability to work their scheduled shifts on a rotating basis along with some weekends and holidays.  Scheduling is done in advance and generally six (6) weeks at a time. 

We currently are looking to fill a PRN Diet Aide.  PRN employees work AS NEEDED, and are generally scheduled in advance.  This position is not fulltime or part-time and there is no guarantee of hours.  This position offers flexibility and is great for a student.  PRN employees are eligible to participate in 401(k), but not eligible for any other benefits.    

Our Diet Aides are responsible for maintaining records relating to patient diet information, assisting and serving patient meals through a meal line, assisting and maintaining stocked patient food items, baking, preparing food and maintaining the cleanliness of kitchen and dining room areas. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is enjoys working in the food service area, without working in a fast-food type environment.   We are looking for someone who enjoys baking and assisting our patients in making healthy meal choices

Skills / Requirements

Ability to learn to calculate carbohydrates and understand various dietary needs of specific patient populations.  Ability to communicate with patient and family members and offer assistance to patients with meal choices.  Ability to work flexible shifts including holidays and weekends.   Ability to read and comprehend instructions and write simple correspondence.  High School Diploma, GED or equivalent. Must successfully pass background and drug screen.  Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital participates in E-Verify.  

Important Notes

If you're someone who is looking for a job that offers some flexibility and would like to work in food service but doesn't want the fast-food type of environment this is your opportunity.  We're looking for a dependable individual who is willing to learn the dietary needs of specific patient populations including learning how to calculate carbohydrates and offering assistance to our patients .  Our Diet Aides greet our patients and their families and offer assistance to patients guiding them in making the right meal choices. Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital offers a professional work environment and an excellent schedule. However, this is a hospital setting so working some weekends and holidays should be expected.  Must successfully pass background and drug screen Elkhorn Valley Rehabilitation Hospital participates in E-Verify.