Nutrition Representative

Job ID 2023-50110
Area of Interest
Nutrition / Food Services
Location Name
Hospital Main Campus
FTE/Hours per pay period
0.8 FTE (64 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Food Services
Day/Evening Shift
Primary Location : City
Primary Location : State/Province
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Nutrition Representatives provide outstanding customer service to families and visitors and make sure patients and families get the best quality food service experience. Nutrition Representatives may work in two or more of the following areas of the department: Delivery, Assembly and Call Center. Nutrition Representatives navigate electronic health records and operate software and maintain technological devices needed to provide nutrition to patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings; including process meal payments (operate mobile payment options and equipment for credit card payments & manage electronic till); solve or escalate customer concerns, provide information to patients about diet orders and use excellent customer service skills and problem solving skills in all of their work.

Nutrition Representatives interpret complex diet orders, conduct simple food preparation, and delivery of patient and families meals to various areas throughout the main campus. Upon meal delivery they present and set up ordered food in the in the patient care areas according to standard work; performing patient ID verification steps (includes direct patient contact and communication as well as partnering with nurses and other clinical staff); and perform soiled meal trays pick-up. They are also responsible for assembling, delivering and picking up catering orders for both on main campus and outside SCH facilities.

Nutrition Representatives are responsible for interpreting orders from the Electronic Health Record, escalating interface issues, receiving and processing incoming food orders (primarily via phone) for patients, visitors, and staff. Assist customers on restricted diet orders with selecting appropriate foods using resources to provide complete, accurate responses. Enter and maintain accurate patient information in the nutrition software applications and follows processes in accordance with call center standards to ensure accuracy and operational effectiveness. Nutrition Representatives frequently communicate with disciplines throughout the hospital to ensure proper Electronic Health Record orders and information is communicated regarding patient’s nutrition care plan. Process meal service payments from various methods such as credit card, cash, and other finanicial aid benefits.

Perform related tasks as required.




Required Education/Experience:
- High school diploma or equivalent experience
- 2 years of customer service, food service experience OR related experience OR equivalent nutrition/dietetics education.
- Intermediate computer skills.

Required Credentials:
- Washington State Food and Beverage Service Worker’s Permit, or to be obtained within 1 month of employment.

- Bachelor’s Degree
- Significant experience working in a healthcare/customer service environment.
- Healthcare food service experience or equivalent nutrition/dietetics education.
- Call center or similar customer service work or volunteer experience.
- Bilingual

Min to Max Hourly Salary

$19.82 - $28.74 /hr

Min to Max Annual Salary

$41,226.00 - $59,779.00 /yr

Salary Information

This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.

The union pay ranges can be found on the Seattle Children’s website here: WSNA - UFCW

Seattle Children’s offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

Disclaimer for Out of State Applicants

This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.

Benefits Information

Seattle Children’s offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.

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Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s –- to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible. Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE


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