Diet Control Assistant

Job Locations US-NJ-Newark
Banner Position Number
Service and Trade
Regular Full-Time
Salary Range
TS1250: Probationary Rate: $15.44 - Job Rate: $15.94 - Two-Year Rate: $16.42


The primary purpose of the Diet Control Assistant position is to provide infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients with quality Food & Nutrition services, operational information; and serves as the liaison between the patient care unit(s) and the Department of Food & Nutrition. Delivers all meals/food items to infant, pediatric, adolescent, adult and geriatric patients in designated patient care unit(s) within specified time frames. Performs in a caring, conscientious and confidential manner toward patients, family members, visitors, colleagues, staff and students. Maintains individual patient care electronic Card files and coordinates interdepartmental communications.


High School Diploma or GED Certificate required. At least one (1) or more years of Food Service, Customer Service, and/or hospitality experience required. Ability to read, write, speak and understand English fluently to perform the duties of the position required. Act as a liaison between the patient unit(s) and the Department of Food and Nutrition. Effective verbal and written communications. Customer service and hospitality- oriented. Attention to detail with appropriate follow through. Ability to work effectively as a team member. Ability to establish effective relationships in multi-cultural environment. Ability to work effectively under pressure and meet standards and time demands.



University Hospital offers a competitive salary & comprehensive benefits package. Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. For more information, visit


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