Catering Associates FT Deland

  • AdventHealth DeLand
  • Deland, Florida
  • Sep 01, 2021
Full time Banquet Staff

Job Description


Description

AdventHealth Deland- Full Time Catering Associate

Shift 12hr 6am-6pm

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.
  • Contributes to patient satisfaction goals by providing quality service.
  • Complies with federal, state and local health and sanitation regulations and department sanitation procedures.
  • Maintains a clean, sanitary working environment.
  • Follows HACCP guidelines when assembling and distributing food supplies to ensure quality and safety of food supply.
  • Completes all daily, weekly or monthly reports as outlined in the corporate policies and procedures on a timely basis meeting all prescribed deadlines.
  • Identifies and utilizes cleaning chemicals following directions recommended by manufacturers and per MSDS sheets.
  • Utilizes equipment in performing job functions according to department's safety procedures.
  • Follows facility and departmental safety policies and procedures to include incident reporting.
  • Exhibits pleasant and cheerful demeanor and maintains a helpful attitude towards employees, physicians, patients, and visitors.
  • Reads and complies with all policies and procedures of Morrison and Compass as appropriate.
  • Performs other tasks as may be assigned.
Qualifications

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • One month related experience or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Able to communicate in English

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