Food & Nutrition Aide-Mount Sinai West-Part Time

  • The Mount Sinai Health System
  • New York, New York
  • May 04, 2022
Full time Other

Job Description

**Strength Through Diversity**

Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.

**Department: Food Service Food Production**

**Job Title: Food & Nutrition Aide**

**Shift: 3:30 pm-8 pm, weekends and holidays included**

**_Job Summary_**

Prepares, portions, transports, and serves food and beverages as assigned and follows standardized recipes, menus and production sheets as necessary.

**_Roles & Responsibilities:_**

+ Performs various unskilled and semi-skilled food and nutrition tasks as assigned

+ Uses various equipment while performing assigned tasks. Operates equipment in safe manner and cleans all equipment according to established guidelines

+ Works on the Cash register and follows all cash handling guidelines

+ Sets up patient tray assembly stations, reads menus, and accurately assembles trays so patients' meal selection and diet prescriptions are followed

+ Enter patient meal preference by using bedside menu entry system. Menu preference information entered using a hand held IPAD.

+ Deliver truck to unit. Deliver meal trays to the patient's bedside.

+ Retrieves soiled trays from the patient bedside and return food truck to the kitchen.

+ Remain available to patients at meal times in order to ensure patient satisfaction by making sure patients receive correct order.

+ Maintain a safe, clean and functional work environment. Maintain a professional appearance and speak in a courteous manner using good guest relations' skills.

+ Washes and prepares service ware and pots according to sanitary standards and insures that only clean and well maintained service ware is used for food handling and patient meal service

+ Maintains compliance with OHSM/HACCP standards

+ Follows standard practices for storing, issuing, covering, labeling and dating of foods

+ Properly disposes of waste and garbage

+ Prepares, portions, labels, and serves special nourishments and supplemental feedings to patients.

+ Rotates stock in storage areas in kitchen and in unit panty's

+ Sweeps and mop floors, and washes equipment using proper agents and supplies. Does general cleaning of all areas in food service.

+ Sets up cafeteria stations, serves food to all customers, replenishes food and supplies, and keeps station clean at all times

+ Receives and signs for food and supplies issued. Transports supplies to and from kitchen and other areas throughout hospital when necessary

+ Sets up and serves special catering functions as assigned

+ Perform any other duties as assigned by management

+ It is expected that all employees will function as members of a team dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care and service to our patients by assisting in such functions as a maintaining a safe, clean and functional environment.

**_Education Requirements:_**

High School Diploma or equivalent.

**_Experience Requirements:_**

Food Service experience preferred

**_Licensing and Certification Requirements:_**

N/A

**_Computer Skills:_**

Microsoft Office - Beginner

**_General Skills and Competencies:_**

+ Read, Write, Speak and understand English; follow verbal and written instructions.

**_Strength Through Diversity_**

The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key drivers for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai's unrivaled record of achievement, education, and advancement as we revolutionize medicine together. We invite you to participate actively as a part of the Mount Sinai Health System team by:

We work hard to acquire and retain the best people and to create an inclusive, welcoming and nurturing work environment where all feel they are valued, belong, and are able to professionally advance. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, contribute to the patient experience and quality of patient care.

Explore more about this opportunity and how you can help us write a new chapter in our history!

**_Who We Are_**

**Over 42,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.**

**Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke's, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.**

_The Mount Sinai Health System (MSHS) provides equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, gender identity, age, disability, marital or parental status, sexual orientation, veteran, immigration, citizenship, or other protected status._

**EOE including Veterans and Disabled**