Food and Nutrition Services

Food and Nutrition Services at North Hawaii Community Hospital, in partnership with Sodexo, is responsible for the delivery of quality nutrition care services to our patients, visitors, community members and employees.

Our Team

Food and Nutrition Services at North Hawaii Community Hospital includes a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN), who is a food and nutrition expert certified by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND), which is the largest organization of nutrition professionals. All hospital Food Service personnel must complete training on food preparation methods, safety and sanitation, and hospital food services such as special diets for patients. The Food Service Managers and Inpatient Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs) are ServSafe Certified, which requires mandatory classroom training and a national exam certification every 3 years.

Inpatient Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs): monitor admitted patients’ nutritional status to help with recovery from illness. Dietitians assess patients’ nutritional status, instruct and counsel patients who are on special diets, and monitor how patients are eating.