Nutrition Associate

locationHamilton - Ontario (ON),

atHamilton Health Sciences Corporation

Estimated salary $23.48 an hour

Job Description:

Nutrition Associate
Job Number: 83141
Job: Administrative/Service
Primary Location: Ontario-Hamilton
This position will be located at: St. Peter's Hospital
Organization: Nutrition Admin
Status: Regular Part-time
Hours per week: 7.5
Number of Openings: 1
Union Code: CUPE 7800
Minimum Salary: 23.4799 Hourly
Maximum Salary: 23.9589
Post Date: Aug 24, 2020, 11:00:00 PM
Close Date (Period for Applying) - External: Aug 31, 2020, 10:59:00 PM
Unit Summary

Patient Food Services provides meals, snacks and enteral feeding for inpatients, outpatients, day clinics and community clients.

Position Summary

The Nutrition Associate assists in all areas of Food Service operation. Primary duties include but are not limited to collecting patient meal selections; tray assembly; nourishment, enteral feeding and formula preparation; meal and nourishment delivery to patients; tray collection; diet changes; dishwashing; cleaning and customer service.

Schedule Work Hours

days, weekends, holidays


1. Ability to bend, lift and push
2. Ability to read, write and understand English
3. Basic computer skills
4. Ability to work independently with a minimal amount of supervision
5. Ability to effectively communicate with several different areas including Nutrition Services, unit staff and supervisors
6. Ability to function in a team environment
7. Good decision-making skills
8. Food Handlers Certificate

Health Sciences fosters a culture of patient and staff safety, whereby all employees are guided by our Mission, Vision, Values, and Values Based Code of Conduct. Hamilton Health Sciences is a teaching hospital and all staff and physicians are expected to support students and other learners.

To be considered for this opportunity applicants must apply during the posting period. All internal and external applicants may ONLY apply via the Careers website.

Hamilton Health Sciences is an equal opportunity employer and we will accommodate any needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Hiring processes will be modified to remove barriers to accommodate those with disabilities, if requested. Should any applicant require accommodation through the application processes, please contact HR Services at 905-521-2100, Ext. 46947 for assistance. If the applicant requires a specific accommodation because of a disability during an interview, the applicant will need to advise the hiring manager when scheduling the interview and the appropriate accommodations can be made.

This competition is open to all qualified applicants, however, qualified internal applicants will be considered first. Past performance will be considered as part of the selection process. If you are a previous employee of Hamilton Health Sciences, please note: the circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment

Proficiency in both Official Languages, French and English, is considered an asset

If this position is temporary, selection for this position will be as per the outlined Collective Agreements:

Article 30 (k), CUPE Collective Agreement
Article 10.7 (d), ONA Collective Agreement
Article 13.01 (b) (ii), OPSEU 273 Collective Agreement
Article 14.04, OPSEU 209 Collective Agreement
Article 2.07 and Article 13, PIPSC RT Collective Agreement

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