Catering Associate PRN AdventHealth Connerton at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 9/22/2021

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  • Job Schedule
    Per Diem
  • Date Posted:
    9/22/2021
  • Job ID:
    21031782
  • Job Family
    Nutritional Services
  • Shift
    1 - Day

Job Description


Description

Catering Associate PRN AdventHealth SC Connerton

Location Address: 9441 Health Center Drive Land O' Lakes, Florida 34637

Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth SC Connerton

  • Specialty hospital for medically complex patients
  • Pulmonary and Vapotherm Center of Excellence
  • Staff consists of all Registered Respiratory Therapist, 65% BSN or above RN’s, Current staff certifications include CCRN, PCCN, CNML, WCNC, NEA-BC, and RN-BC
  • Onsite BSN completion program partnership with South University with staff discounted rate
  • Simulation Lab and Clinical Transition Pilot Program

Work Hours/Shift:

PRN

You Will Be Responsible For:

  • Collects and processes diet order information from patients in to the computerized system.
  • 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.                                                                                                  

Qualifications

What You Will Need:

Language Skills: 

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to patients, families and associates of the organization. Ability to communicate in a clear polite manner to patients, staff, and visitors.

  • Mathematical Skills:      
  • Basic math, reading and language skills. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute ratio, and percent.

  • Must be able to demonstrate knowledge of diets within 90 days of hire.
  • Computer skills in order to effectively operate hospital CBORD system and other computer based systems which manage patient care records.
  • High School diploma or GED, OR min 3 years of food service experience may be accepted in place of Education

Job Summary:

Responsible for patient food service on assigned units, e.g., menu selections.  Collects and processes diet order information from patients into the computerized system for processing and preparation of menus and special requests. Performs tray assembly, tray delivery and tray pick ups 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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