Catering Associate Full Time at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 1/2/2022

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  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Tavares, FL
  • Date Posted:
    1/2/2022
  • Job ID:
    21041238
  • Job Family
    Nutritional Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Catering Associate Full Time – AdventHealth Waterman

Location Address: 1000 Waterman Way Tavares, Florida 32778

Top Reasons to Work At AdventHealth Waterman

  • Competitive Pay
  • State of the art unit with “Pod” Structure
  • Career growth and advancement potential
  • High quality of life with low cost of living just outside of Orlando, Florida

Work Hours/Shift:

Full Time (Flexible Schedule)

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 patient’s 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.
  • 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.
  • 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. 
  • Performs other tasks as may be assigned.
Qualifications

What You Will Need:

  • High school diploma or equivalent  
  • Experience in health care food service or restaurants in food production.
  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Customer service experience

Job Summary:

Responsible for patient food service on assigned units, e.g., menu selections, tray assembly, tray delivery and pick up, special requests and needs, in-between meal food delivery


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

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