Dietary Assistant Hostess

  • HCA, Hospital Corporation of America
  • Alexandria, Louisiana
  • Jul 31, 2022
Full time

Job Description

Do you have the career opportunities as a Dietary Assistant you want in your current role? We have an exciting opportunity for you to joinRapides Regional Medical Centera facility that is part of the nation's leading provider of healthcare services,HCA Healthcare.


At Rapides Regional we want to ensure your needs are met. We offer a variety of comprehensive medical, dental, and vision plans along with someunique benefitsincluding:

o FastTrack to Clinical Pathway - If you dream of advancing your career in clinical care, we have an opportunity to help you earn your associate's degree or diploma with no out-of-pocket costs. The program also offers options to help complete your high school diploma or improve your English language skills before starting college.
o Student LoanRepayment

o Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance Programs

o 401k (100% annual match - 3%-9% of pay based on years of service)

o Paid Personal Leave

o Identity Theft Protection discounts

o Auto, Home, and Life Insurance options

o Adoption Assistance

o Employee Stock Purchase Program (ESPP)

Great healthcare starts with compassion.

Our teams are a committed, caring group of colleagues. Do you want to work as a Dietary Assistant where your passion for creating positive patient interactions are valued? If you are dedicated to caring for the well-being of others, this could be your next opportunity. We want your knowledge and expertise!

About this unit:

The culture throughout the entire hospital is team and patient focused.
Everyone on the team are motivated and leadership is committed to mentoring through career mapping for educational and personal success.
Patient safety and satisfaction are our number one priority.

The Dietary Assistant will perform a variety of food service tasks involved in food preparation, serving, and storage including food portioning, service, delivery, and sanitation. The person in this position will visit patients to obtain orders with the use of a spoken menu or tablet. Promotes a supportive, team work-oriented environment.

Visits patients to obtain orders with the use of a spoken menu or a tablet
Promotes meal assistance to patients on a daily basis
Tallies food items in a timely manner to hand over to production
Places items, such as eating utensils, napkins, and condiments on trays
Accurately (according to diet) serves food items, such as sandwiches, salads, soups and beverages
Apportions and places food servings on plate and trays according to EFY standards
Examines filled tray for completeness and places it on cart
Delivers food trays to health care patients observing all hospital regulations on patient identification, isolation, NPO, and hand hygiene
Serves trays to patients following scripting and Cares Behaviors
Washes dishes and cleans work area, tables, cabinets, and ovens
Collects and places garbage and trash in designated containers
Maintains positive working relationships with nursing and unit clerks
Stocks food pantries according to FIFI and par procedures
Prepares and delivers snacks, nourishments, and tube feedings to patients
Verbally communicates patient concerns with clinical dietitian education need, inadequate meal consumption, and other patient concerns
Willfully performs any other tasks assigned

_What Qualifications You Will Need:_
High School diploma or GED or equivalent experience.
Some kitchen experience is desirable, however on-the-job training is provided.
Some knowledge of cleaning procedures and/or dish washing.
Ability to read, write and follow verbal and written instructions in English.
Customer service experience helpful. Excellent communication skills required.

Rapides Regional Medical Center is an award-winning 328 bed hospital and ER in Alexandria, Louisiana that offers a wide array of services ranging from Cancer Care to Wound Care, and our medical staff includes doctors in more than 30 medical specialties.

At Rapides Regional we believe that well-defined values are the key to nurturing staff and patient satisfaction. By joining our team you contribute to the positive culture of the hospital, which directly impacts the well-being of your patients, their families, your colleagues, and your own personal job satisfaction. We invite you to learn firsthand what our unwavering commitment to patient satisfaction, service excellence and professional expertise can do for your career.

HCA Healthcare has been continually named a/World's Most Ethical Company by Ethisphere/since 2010. In 2018, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.3 billion in cost for the delivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply for our Dietary Assistant opening. We promptly review all applications. Highly qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Unlock the possibilities and apply today!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Job: Food Services & Nutrition

Title: Dietary Assistant Hostess

Location: Louisiana-Alexandria-Rapides Regional Medical Center

Requisition ID: 020