Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center Nutrition Associate in New York, New York

Nutrition Associate

Job Posting Number: 11123


New York,NY

November 29, 2016

Company Overview:

At Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK), we’re not only changing the way we treat cancer, but also the way the world thinks about it. By working together and pushing forward with innovation and discovery, we’re driving excellence and improving outcomes.

For the 27th year, MSK has been named a top hospital for cancer by U.S. News & World Report. We are proud to be on Becker’s Healthcare list as one of the 150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare in 2016, as well as Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards 2016.We’re treating cancer, one patient at a time. Join us and make a difference every day.

Job Description:

Nutrition Associate

Main Function:

Responsible for taking “Room service meal orders “and processing requests within established timeframes.

  1. Responsibility 1: MEAL PROCESSING

  2. Takes meal orders and inputs data in Diet Office System.

  3. Reviews patients’ Diet Order to identify those who are eligible to participate in the Room Service Meal Delivery Program (e.g., patients not on NPO, clear liquid diets, tube feedings, etc.).

  4. Generates a Room Service Menu that is in compliance with patient’s prescribed diet.

  5. Generates list of patients who missed a meal from the Diet Office System, at the designated meal cut-off time.

  6. Responsibility 2: DATA ENTRY

  7. Maintains patients’ records to ensure all necessary information is accurate and up-to-date.

  8. Picks up Late Admission Menus and Diet Order changes from nursing station on assigned units at beginning of each meal service.


  10. Monitors and records all necessary information. Monitors and orders supplies to maintain par levels.


  12. Follows established safety precautions and sanitation procedures.


  • Minimum Education: High school or G.E.D.

  • Minimum Experience: 1 Year

  • Required Skills:

  • Hotel/Hospitality Knowledge

  • Computer Skills

  • Clinical Dietetics (preferred)

  • Ability to read, write and understand basic instructions


MSK is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to diversity and inclusion in all aspects of recruiting and employment. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran status or any other factor which cannot lawfully be used as a basis for an employment decision.

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