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Catering Associate FT/Day Wkends

Req #: 17010150
Location: Zephyrhills, FL
Job Category: Nutritional Services
Organization: Florida Hospital Zephyrhills

Description
Work Hours/Shift
   FT / Day
 
Florida Hospital Zephyrhills
 
You will be responsible for:
  • Exhibits a friendly, caring attitude to patients when introducing the Catering to You program, taking menu selections, delivering trays, inquiring during catering rounds and retrieving trays.
  • Takes patients menu selections prior to each meal.
  • Complies with dietary restrictions on special, modified diets to ensure optimal food preferences are met within guidelines of diet order limitations.
  • Offers alternatives to menu as allowed on prescribed diet in accordance with food allergies and sensitivities, cultural, ethnic and religious preferences, when patient inquires or needs additional selections.
  • Assembles trays according to patients menu on tray tickets in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Interacts with nursing to ensure patients’ diet prescriptions are accurate, and patients’ food needs are met.
  • Completes catering rounds after passing trays to inquire if patient needs anything else. 
  • Retrieves trays from patients’ rooms shortly after completing round.
  • Maintains accurate and current information for each patient on assigned unit(s).
  • Assists dietitian with monitoring of patients who are NPO, on liquid diets or have a calorie count ordered.
  • Communicates any patient related problems/concerns to appropriate personnel, in a timely manner following departmental procedures.
  • Wears name tag identification.
  • Adheres to facility confidentiality and patient’s rights policy as outlined in the facility’s HIPAA policies and procedures.
Qualifications
What will you need:                                                            
  • General knowledge of modified diets and proper food handling and preparation is required
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Customer service experience is (Preferred)

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
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